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Literacy Connection Volunteer Tutor Training (ML)

Event Type: Lectures
Age Group(s): Adults
Date: 1/23/2019
Start Time: 5:45 PM
End Time: 8:45 PM
 Become a Literacy Connection Volunteer Tutor in this 12 hour training workshop. Help to make a change in someone's life and become a Volunteer Literacy Tutor! The Literacy Connection has over 40 adult learners in our community waiting to be matched with a tutor like you! Would you like to help? Our Tutors help other adults with their English literacy skills, at a time and place convenient for both tutor and learner. NO PRIOR TEACHING OR TUTORING EXPERIENCE IS NEEDED! We'll train and guide you through the tutoring process. Join us at one of our upcoming Tutor Orientations to learn more! Must be at least 18 years old.

Join us on Saturday, January 5, 2019 from 9:30 a.m. 12:30 p.m. for a brief overview to The Literacy Connection & Tutoring to learn more. Part A of training will start after the intro and there is no obligation to stay if you feel our program is not for you.

Training continues on Wednesday, January 9 from 6:00 pm 9:00 pm, Saturday, January 19 from 9:30 am 12:30 pm and concludes on Wednesday, January 23 from 6:00 pm 9:00 pm. Part A must be completed in person.

Registration is recommended, but walk-ins are welcome. Call 847-742-6565 or email for more information or to register.

Course Structure

This is an instructor-led, 12-hour course, with some online and out of classroom assignments. Online options are available to complete missed material, if necessary. Tutor trainees participate in discussion, role playing and interactive activities as they learn strategies and background information necessary to tutor adults.

Course Materials and Cost

Tutor training is free, but there is a $35 fee to cover the textbook, LITSTART: Strategies for Adult Literacy and ESL Tutors, and other handouts. Cash or a check made payable to The Literacy Connection is collected at the end of the first course meeting.

Registration is recommended, but walk-ins are welcome. Call 847-742-6565 or email for more information or to register.
Library: Main Library    Map
Location: Conference Room
Registration Ends: 1/21/2019 at 9:00 AM
Contact Number: 847-742-6565
Presenter: Kate
Status: Closed
Please Note
  • Attendee MUST Give 24 HOUR Cancellation Notice to Allow Others on the Waiting List to Attend.

We're sorry. The registration deadline was 1/21/2019 at 9:00 AM.