Tag: literacy

  • New Tutor Training with Literacy Volunteers on November 9!

    Literacy Volunteers is the only local organization offering free tutoring services to adults. New Tutor Training with Literacy Volunteers! November 9, 2013 – 09:30 AM to 04:00 PM We are seeking compassionate and enthusiastic volunteers to tutor adults in reading, writing, or speaking English. Our students come from a variety of backgrounds, and they are…

  • An Intergenerational Group of Lifelong Learners

    Literacy Volunteers (LVCA) Training, May 18, 2013 A truly intergenerational (20’s through 70’s !!!) group of very friendly, warm, enthusiastic trainers and trainees gathered on Saturday morning in JABA‘s bright Martha Williams Community Center in the beautifully restored Jefferson School  for a full day of training.

  • Book Buddies- a wonderful way to pass on the gift of lifelong learning

    Yesterday I attended the annual Book Buddies Fall Tutor Training at Greenbrier Elementary  in preparation for my becoming a  Book Buddy this year as a JABA FISH volunteer at Jackson -Via Elementary. The presentation by Jeanette Rosenberg, Book Buddies Coordinator, together with reading coordinators from the  participating schools was an excellent introduction to the program…