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New Tutor Training - The Dalles

Tutors needed for:

  • Reading & Writing
  • English Conversation
  • Basic Math
  • GED Preparation
  • Life and Work Skills
September 29, 2012, 4 pm - September 30, 2012, 12 am

Register: Complete the volunteer tutor form
Instructor: Instruction provided by an experienced trainer
Cost: Free

About the Event

Prior to being matched with a learner, volunteers attend a one-day training led by an experienced trainer. The training is comfortably paced, interactive and fun. Breakfast foods are provided, bring a sack lunch.

Trainees learn and explore:

  • Reasons why adult learners enter into literacy programs
  • Some of the cultural differences and learning styles that may affect tutoring
  • How to assess a learner’s needs and work together to set attainable goals
  • Techniques for working with native English speakers and English as a Second Language students
  • How to put all this together to create interesting and effective lesson plans

You must complete the volunteer tutor form before attending the new tutor training.