Volunteer Training: Community Volunteer Training (CVT)
May
4
9:00 AM09:00

Volunteer Training: Community Volunteer Training (CVT)

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Register online here.

The Community Volunteer Training  is a resource for volunteers in the greater King County region looking to expand their network and knowledge in Adult Basic Education (ABE) and English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESL/ESOL). King County Library SystemLiteracy SourceOne AmericaSeattle Central College, Seattle Goodwill, and the The Seattle Public Library, sponsor the CVT in their efforts to empower volunteers from all over the city to raise literacy and basic education needs for adults in our community. 

Workshops include:

o   Keynote: “Navigating the New Immigration Landscape”

o   Adopting a Cultural Humility Approach with Adult Learners

o   Supporting Re-Entry into Community after Prison

o   How Trauma Impacts Learning

o   ESOL Teaching Techniques

o   Working with Adult Learners, (Literacy Source foundational training)

For more information, please contact Caroline.

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Volunteer Training: Literacy Foundations- Teaching Reading
May
18
9:00 AM09:00

Volunteer Training: Literacy Foundations- Teaching Reading

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This 4 hour training provides a foundational, big picture overview of teaching reading including the different reading skills and the reading process all good readers use to understand texts.

Please complete the reading pre-reading for the training here.

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 Caroline before registering for this event.

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Volunteer Training: Literacy Source Round-table on Teaching Writing
May
28
4:00 PM16:00

Volunteer Training: Literacy Source Round-table on Teaching Writing

Register online here.

This round-table will be in workshop format and will cover how to create more opportunities for writing practice and using the writing process to support structured writing.

Please complete the writing pre-reading for the training here.

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 Caroline before registering for this event.

This writing workshop will be offered twice: Tuesday, May 28th, 4 - 6pm and Wednesday, May 29th, 9 - 11am.

Please Join Us!

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Volunteer Training: Literacy Source Round-table on Teaching Writing
May
29
9:00 AM09:00

Volunteer Training: Literacy Source Round-table on Teaching Writing

Register online here.

This round-table will be in workshop format and will cover how to create more opportunities for writing practice and using the writing process to support structured writing.

Please complete the writing pre-reading for the training here.

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 Caroline before registering for this event.

This writing workshop will be offered twice: Tuesday, May 28th, 4 - 6pm and Wednesday, May 29th, 9 - 11am.

Please Join Us!

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Tutor Orientation Training
May
31
9:00 AM09:00

Tutor Orientation Training

Register online here.

This training is an orientation to tutoring at Literacy Source. The training follows on from the WALDE (Working with Adult Learners in a Diverse Environment) training focusing more on lesson planning and tutoring methods. It includes an overview of the steps to being matched with a learner and using the toolkits for developing lesson plans that address specific basic skills.

This is a required training for all 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 Caroline before registering for this event.

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