Winter Potluck
Dec
7
5:30 PM17:30

Winter Potluck

You're invited to our annual Winter Potluck! We will be celebrating the many wonderful achievements of our students and volunteers, and eat lots of delicious food. All LS students, volunteers, supporters, and their family and friends are welcome to attend. Please bring a dish to share with 8-10 others.

There is no need to RSVP. Please call 206-782-2050 if you have any questions about the event.

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New Student Registration - evening session
Jan
2
to Jan 4

New Student Registration - evening session

Tuesday, January 2 and Thursday, January 4, 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. 

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Volunteer Training: WALDE (Working with Adults in a Diverse Learning Environment)
Jan
22
5:30 PM17:30

Volunteer Training: WALDE (Working with Adults in a Diverse Learning Environment)

Register online here.

In this workshop you will learn about working with adult learners in a culturally diverse environment, discuss strategies for helping adults learn and stay motivated.

There are two online pre-requisites we would like to ask you to do before the training:

1) Please complete the training Principles of Adult Learning, (you do not need to to do the worksheets,) the training takes about 45 mins. The content will be discussed in the training. Please bring the certificate of completion to the training or email me to let me know you have completed it so I may log your hours.

2) Please watch Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's TED Talk The Danger of a Single Story (20 mins). Please come prepared to discuss the video.

Note: This is a required training for all LIteracy Source 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.

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Volunteer Training: Tutor Orientation and Lesson Planning
Jan
27
9:00 AM09:00

Volunteer Training: Tutor Orientation and Lesson Planning

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) trainer but focuses 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 carolines@literacysource.org before registering for this event.

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Volunteer Training: Citizenship Toolkit
Feb
7
5:00 PM17:00

Volunteer Training: Citizenship Toolkit

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.

 

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