Gearing up for back to school!

August 16, 2011 at 3:02 PM | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Fall is right around the corner! It’s the perfect time to brush up on some skills or refer a friend to start volunteering and helping our students!  If you’d like to sign up, please read below!

ESOL Tutor Training, Saturdays, August 13th, 20th, 27th– 9:30-3:30 each Saturday – This intensive, 3-day workshop trains volunteers to tutor an adult learning to speak, understand, read, and write English. Please click here for more information about the program.  Registration is $40.  To sign-up for training please email Belle,volunteers@lcnv.org.

ESOL Writing Workshop, Saturday, August 27th-10am-12 noon –Tanya Conover of Prince William County School’s Adult ESOL Program will presenting a workshop on teaching writing to ESOL students!  Please click here for more information about the training.  Registration is free.  To sign-up for training please email Belle,volunteers@lcnv.org

Best Plus Training, Saturday, September 10th 9:00am-4:00pm – Become a Student Assessment Specialist!  Our Program Assistant, Katie Beckman will train volunteers to administer the Best Plus Oral Proficiency Test used for our classroom program students.  Please click here to learn more about Best Plus.  Registration is covered via our partnership with the Virginia Adult Learning Resource Center.  To sign-up, please use their Electronic Registrar Online system and select Sept. 10 Best Plus in Falls Church, Literacy Council of Northern VA (2011091001).

Best Plus Refresher Training, Tuesday, September 13th 6-9pm – Katie will host a training for current Student Assessment Specialists to brush up their skills and practice testing.   To sign-up for training please email Katie, lcnvclassroomtesting@gmail.com.

ESOL Classroom Training, Saturday, Sept. 17th 9:30-4:00pm – This one-day session trains volunteers to teach or help as an aide in the ESOL Learning Centers or Family Learning Program. Please e-mail Belle, volunteers@lcnv.org for more information and to sign-up.

BAL Tutor Training, Saturdays, September 24th and October 1st- (9:30-1:30 each Saturday) This 2-day workshop trains volunteers to tutor an adult learning to understand, read, and write English. Please click here for more information about the program.  Registration is $40.  To sign-up for training email Belle, volunteers@lcnv.org.

We look forward to seeing you soon!

 Katie Beckman, Program Assistant

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