New Volunteer Orientation - Afternoon Session
Aug
2
1:00 pm13:00

New Volunteer Orientation - Afternoon Session

  • 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 or 7 pm in our Lake City Learning Center. Please call 206-782-2050 for more information or sign up online.

 New Volunteer Orientation - Evening Session
Aug
2
7:00 pm19:00

New Volunteer Orientation - Evening Session

  • 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 or 7 pm at our Lake City Learning Center. Please call 206-782-2050 for more information or sign up online.

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!

Volunteer Training: GED Toolkit
Sep
7
5:30 pm17:30

Volunteer Training: GED Toolkit

  • Literacy Source

Register online here.

The GED Training will help tutors understand the content and structure of all four sections of the latest GED Test. Tutors will leave with resources to help improve students' mastery of GED content, as well as test-taking skills and strategies.

New Student Registration - morning session
Sep
11
Sep 13

New Student Registration - morning session

  • Literacy Source

Monday, September 11 and Wednesday, September 13, 9:30 am-12:30 pm

All individuals interested in attending classes at our Lake City center should first attend a New Student Registration. 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 Registration - evening session
Sep
11
Sep 13

New Student Registration - evening session

  • Literacy Source

Monday, September 11 and Wednesday, September 13, 5:30 pm-8:30 pm

All individuals interested in attending classes at our Lake City center should first attend a New Student Registration. 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: Beginning Literacy Training
Sep
14
9:00 am09:00

Volunteer Training: Beginning Literacy Training

  • Literacy Source

Register online here.

This training is for all teachers and tutors of students (ESOL and ABE) working on basic literacy (sight words, phonics, phonemic awareness, print awareness, beginning writing). For tutors and teachers of ABE 1-3, ESOL 1-4. The training will go over how to implement systematic literacy instruction as part of your reading lessons as well as provide examples of activities and strategies for supporting basic literacy development. The focus is on reading, but there will also be connections to teaching beginning writing.

Please note: Literacy Source volunteer trainings prioritize 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: Citizenship Toolkit
Sep
15
9:00 am09:00

Volunteer Training: Citizenship Toolkit

  • Literacy Source

Register online here.

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 UCIS about the naturalization proceess, the interview process and components and shows part of a naturalization interview.

http://www.uscis.gov/citizenship/teachers/educational-products/uscis-naturalization-interview-and-test-video

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.

Volunteer Training: Understanding Adult Learners
Sep
18
5:30 pm17:30

Volunteer Training: Understanding Adult Learners

  • Literacy Source

Register online 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 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.

Volunteer Training: Reading & Writing Toolkit
Sep
30
9:00 am09:00

Volunteer Training: Reading & Writing Toolkit

  • Literacy Source

Register online here.

This 6-hour training will equip tutors to teach the reading and writing processes to intermediate- and high-level basic education students using various strategies and techniques. We’ll look at the sub-skills needed in both reading and writing, discuss methods to move students towards greater proficiency in each of these areas, and also explore ways to develop critical thinking skills.

We ask for a $15 donation towards materials for this workshop.

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.

 

 


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.