Volunteer Training: Citizenship Toolkit
Jun
6
5:00 pm17:00

Volunteer Training: Citizenship Toolkit

  • Literacy Source

Register online here.

Join us for our Citizenship Training for volunteer instructors and tutors. This training will cover:

  • The naturalization process
  • The naturalization interview
  • Methods, activities and resources for teaching citizenship
  • How to conduct a Mock Interview

This is a great chance for new and continuing citizenship teachers and tutors to learn more.

Before coming to the training please take the time to view a 17 min. video from USCIS that talks about the naturalization process, the interview process and components, and part of a naturalization interview.

New Volunteer Orientation
Jun
7
1:00 pm13:00

New Volunteer Orientation

  • Literacy Source

Interested in volunteering for Literacy Source? The first step is to attend a New Volunteer Orientation (NVO)! It's always held on the first Wednesday of each month at 1 pm in our Lake City Learning Center. Please call 206-782-2050 for more information or sign up online.

Literacy Source Night at Lucky Envelope Brewing
Jun
9
4:30 pm16:30

Literacy Source Night at Lucky Envelope Brewing

  • Lucky Envelope Brewing

Lucky Envelope Brewing in Ballard is hosting Literacy Source Night on Friday, June 9th. Spend some time outside of the Learning Center with some of Literacy Source’s volunteers, staff, and board, and introduce new people to Literacy Source. For every pint purchased that night, Lucky Envelope will donate $1 to Literacy Source.

Volunteer Training: Teaching and Planning Lessons (ESOL) - Alysan Croydon
Jun
24
8:30 am08:30

Volunteer Training: Teaching and Planning Lessons (ESOL) - Alysan Croydon

  • Central Library

Register here.

Learn techniques and activities for teaching English language learners, including those who have no English ability. Learn how to plan lessons and assess what your students know. Get tips on how to be culturally sensitive and to differentiate instruction for various levels.

Presenter Alysan Croydon has been an English language teacher and teacher educator for over 30 years. She has trained volunteers to teach English language learners throughout the state. She is currently a faculty member at the School for Teaching ESL in cooperation with Seattle Pacific University and a board member of the Literacy Council of Seattle.

New Student Orientation - morning session
Jun
27
Jun 29

New Student Orientation - morning session

  • Literacy Source

Tuesday, June 27 and Thursday, June 29, 9:30 am-12:30 pm

All individuals interested in attending classes at our Lake City center should first attend a New Student Orientation. It takes place over 2 days - you will learn more about Literacy Source, go on a tour of our center, fill out paperwork, take placement tests, and have an interview with one of our instructional staff. If you or someone you know is interested in attending, or you would like more information, please give us a call at 206-782-2050. 

New Student Orientation - evening session
Jun
27
Jun 29

New Student Orientation - evening session

  • Literacy Source

Tuesday, June 27 and Thursday, June 29, 5:30 pm-8:30 pm

All individuals interested in attending classes at our Lake City center should first attend a New Student Orientation. It takes place over 2 days - you will learn more about Literacy Source, go on a tour of our center, fill out paperwork, take placement tests, and have an interview with one of our instructional staff. If you or someone you know is interested in attending, or you would like more information, please give us a call at 206-782-2050. 

Volunteer Training: Understanding Adult Learners
Jul
11
5:30 pm17:30

Volunteer Training: Understanding Adult Learners

  • Literacy Source

Register here.

In this workshop you will learn about working with adult learners, try out strategies for goal setting and learn about ways to keep an adult learner motivated. Pre-requisite: Principles of Adult Learning

Note: This is a required training for all instructional volunteers.

Please note: Literacy Source prioritizes seats for Literacy Source volunteers. If you are interested in attending, but are not affiliated with Literacy Source, please contact carolines@literacysource.org before registering for this event.

Volunteer Training: Lesson Planning & Best Teaching Practices
Jul
22
9:00 am09:00

Volunteer Training: Lesson Planning & Best Teaching Practices

  • Literacy Source

Register online here.

The goal of this training is to provide volunteers with tools and resources to develop lesson plans based on what the students are learning in the classroom and their own needs as learners. The training also covers using best teaching practices to enhance learning.

This is a required training for all class instructors and tutors.

Please note: Literacy Source volunteers have priority for Literacy Source trainings. If you are interested in attending, but are not affiliated with Literacy Source, please contact carolines@literacysource.org before registering for this event.

 

Summer Party
Aug
15
5:30 pm17:30

Summer Party

  • Literacy Source

Literacy Source invites you to our annual summer party! This is a wonderful opportunity to meet other students, volunteers, and supporters that make our organization tick. Family and friends are welcome. Please bring a dish or drink to share with about 8-10 others.

RSVP is not required. Call 206-782-2050 if you have any questions!