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


GIVE.   TUTOR.   VOLUNTEER.

One in four adults in Prince George's County hide the fact that they struggle to read. They sign permission slips that they donít understand, carry newspapers they canít decipher, and memorize routes so they donít have to read maps.

The Literacy Council of Prince Georgeís County helps these adults find the support they need Ė with more than 40 classes and programs in basic reading, high school diploma preparation, English language, and family literacy. Now, letís find you a role:
 

GED Site Assistants

Help our GED instructors stay focused on delivering the curriculum by helping students get checked in and directing them to their assigned classes.

What you should expect:
To act as first point of contact for students reporting for class.
Two nights/week; one hour/night.
4 month commitment.

Contact Jill Hall at jhall@literacycouncil.org or 301.699.9770 for more information.
 

Teaching Assistants

Additional support is needed within our ESL and GED Preparation classes. Since our classes have students learning at many different education levels, assistants are perfect to work with some students who might not be at a level thatís not comparable to the majority of the class.

What you should expect:
To offer small group support to students needing more help in English, reading, writing or math.
Locations around P.G. County and hours between 6:30 and 9:00pm (also available; Saturday between 9:00am and 2:00pm).
4 month commitment.

Contact Jill Hall at jhall@literacycouncil.org or 301.699.9770 for more information.
 

Volunteer Tutors

Help bring the joy of reading to Prince Georgeís County adults! Tutors  offer positive encouragement and provide one-on-one reinforcement to an adult who is struggling to improve comprehension of written materials, write letters, strengthen basic math skills, or address advanced challenging materials needed to advance in studies or for work.

What you should expect:
To complete a 17.5 hour tutor-training series before being matched with a learner
To meet with your learner 2 - 4 hours a week
6 month commitment requested.

Contact Loreta Jordan at ljordan@literacycouncil.org or 301.699.9770 for more information.

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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