Training

Volunteer Tutor Orientation – Guidelines

Introductions/Icebreaker History of program: review of program and its mission The program supports ____ tutor and ____ students The program is nationally accredited by ProLiteracy The New Mexico Coalition for Literacy (NMCL) is the statewide organization for local literacy programs. NMCL also provides our trainers. Review Volunteer Job Description, professional expectations, and reporting requirements Review...

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Guidelines for Basic Literacy and English as a Second Language Tutor Training

2012 Annual Meeting & Conference, June 14 & 15, 2012, New Mexico State Library, Santa Fe, Student of the Year, Nannete Valle (left) with Tutor of the Year, Marie Poirier Gilroy (middle), of the Literacy Center at UNM - Taos, with Director Judy Hofer. Both hailed from the same program this year - what a...

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Certified Volunteer Tutor Training

Literacy in Action We welcome people who want to help people. The main requirement is a caring heart. You don’t need a background in education. You don’t need to be bilingual. BASIC LITERACY (BL): This workshop helps volunteer tutors work one-to-one with English speaking adults who read and write at or below the sixth-grade level....

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Board of Directors and Program Management

Note: All NMCL facilitated activities with Boards of Directors are considered confidential, and after initially setting up the contract, NMCL does not receive information as to what occurs. Details of matters addressed in these sessions are not shared with NMCL staff unless requested by the Board. FULL BOARD TRAINING: using ProLiteracy 50/50 Management applications (good...

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Specialty Workshops

READING WITH CHILDREN: This 4-hour workshop is designed to help parents and caregivers read with their children in a meaningful way. It is also a way for parents and caregivers to see if they actually need additional help and preparation themselves in order to read to their children. The objectives are as follows: 1) parents...

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Procedure for Applying for Training or Technical Assistance

You must submit a request in writing. You may submit your request by e-mail to , by fax to 505-982-4095 or by mail to the address listed below. Please include the following information: Name of contact person, title, organization, phone number, email address, and mailing address; Describe the type of training or technical assistance you need;...

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Opportunities for Trainers

Literacy in Action The NMCL periodically recruits tutor trainers for Basic Literacy, ESL, Board Training, specialty workshops, and in-services. Contact us if you qualify in these ways: You have tutored using ProLiteracy methods for forty hours or one year, minimum.  Both Basic Literacy and ESL training are in demand, with Basic Literacy given preference. You...

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