Volunteer Training: Lesson Planning & Best Teaching Practices
Apr
29
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 to develop lesson plans based on their learners' needs and to use best teaching practices to enhance learning.

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

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 Skye before registering for this event.

Annual Breakfast
May
3
7:30 am07:30

Annual Breakfast

  • Seattle Pacific University - Gwinn Commons

Join us for the Annual Literacy Source Breakfast at Seattle Pacific University!

Registration is now open – all are welcome! Come on your own, or bring some friends. Reserve your seat or sign up to be a Table Captain now!

Join us for our biggest fundraiser of the year, featuring Nancy Pearl and her top book picks, and powerful stories from students.

For more information, email breakfast@literacysource.org or call 206-782-2050.

New Volunteer Orientation - evening session
May
3
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 either 1 pm or 7 pm, at our Lake City Learning Center. Please call 206-782-2050 for more information or sign up online.

New Student Orientation
May
12
9:30 am09:30

New Student Orientation

  • Literacy Source

This is a special one-day orientation taking place in the middle of spring term. If you or someone you know is interested in attending our classes in Lake City, please give us a call at 206-782-2050. 

Volunteer Training: Reading & Writing Toolkit
May
20
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.

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

Volunteer Training: Understanding Adult Learners
May
23
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 volunteer trainings prioritize seats for Literacy Source volunteers. If you are interested in attending, but are not affiliated with Literacy Source, please contact skyet@literacysource.org before registering for this event.

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.

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.

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!