Spring 2012 Tutor Training Series
May 4, 8, 11, 15, 18
6.00pm - 9.30pm 
Largo, MD

If you resolved to support your community more in 2012, this is the perfect opportunity for you! To become a volunteer tutor, select the monthly workshop series that is best for you and attend all five sessions to complete your training. Pre-registration, a completed tutor profile, and $30 book/registration fee must be received at least one day before the first session.  

To register online, click here. Please call or email Loreta Jordan at 301.699.9770 or ljordan@literacycouncil.org with any questions.

2012 Lifelong Learning Celebration & Graduation
June 28, 2012
6:00pm
Largo, MD

For sponsorship opportunities, click here.


 

 

Contact Us
The Literacy Council of Prince George's County, MD, Inc.
6532 Adelphi Road, Suite 101
Hyattsville, MD 20782
(301) 699-9770
(301) 699-9707 (Fax)
Monday - Thursday 9AM - 9PM
Friday 9AM - 2PM


Announcement

The Literacy Council of Prince George's County, MD seeks dynamic, passionate, and committed instructors with the ability to capture the attention of our young adult Pre-GED/GED learners for Southern PGC locations. Classes are held 2-3 times per week; average 8-12 hrs/week (teaching and planning). Bachelors Degree required; teaching experience preferred. No calls please.

Adult Education Instructor Responsibilities

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 Plan, design, and deliver dynamic, learner-centered instruction that incorporates explicit and inquiry-based learning, and problem centered approaches to learning;

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Help learners set educational goals and define their personal goals as family members, workers, and community members;

* Introduce diverse and culturally sensitive materials to curriculum that support learner achievement of education and personal goals;

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Support and document student achievement through ongoing goal monitoring, informal assessments, and collection of examples of learner work throughout each semester;

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Encourage learner retention and advancement by maintaining student contact and supporting learner transfers within program (ESOL to ABE, ABE to GED or EDP, etc.);

* Collect, record, and submit timesheets, attendance, and other Literacy Works Information System (LWIS) data accurately in accordance with Literacy Council procedures and deadlines
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Observe and enforce Literacy Council attendance, enrollment, and behavior policies; support and encourage learner participation in organizational activities;

* Participate in all mandatory staff meetings (2-3/year)  and at least 8 hours per year of professional development.

Position Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree required; teaching or training experience preferred.
• Experience with traditionally underrepresented groups of adults preferred.
• Experience with out-of-school youth a plus, but not required.
• Ability to integrate technology into class instruction preferred.
• Must be reliably available during the evening or weekend hours of assigned class.
• Team player with good communication and organizational skills.
 

How to Apply:
Send resumes and cover letter to ljustice@literacycouncil.org. No calls please.


The Literacy Council of Prince George's County, MD, Inc. values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.  The Literacy Council does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, or familial status in hiring or in admission or access to its programs.

 

Literacy Council programs are supported in part by funding from Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing, & Regulation,  and the U.S. Department of Education.

We are an equal opportunity employer, M/F, handicapped, veterans. We provide educational programs to all persons within our capabilities, regardless of gender, race, national origin, sexual orientation or handicapped status. Hearing impaired individuals may contact us through Maryland Relay system by dialing 711

The Literacy Council is a 501(c)(3) organization. Your contribution is tax deductible for the fair market value. A copy of our current financial statement is available upon request by contacting the Literacy Council of Prince George's County, MD, Inc., 6532 Adelphi Road, Suite 101, Hyattsville, MD 20782. Documents and information submitted to the State of Maryland under the Charitable Solicitations Act are available from the Office of the Secretary of State, State House, Annapolis, MD 21401 for the cost of copying and postage.

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