Welcome and congratulations! You have come to this site because you want to be a better tutor - thanks for making a difference to adult learners in our nation. New to the internet? Read this document to learn a bit about our site.

Search the calendar below for TLC's upcoming professional development events. Contact Kim, Jill or Colleen for more information.

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

New TLC Site

Check out the new Tutors of Literacy in the Commonwealth website at tlcliteracy.org. There is a section specifically for tutors with links to various documents and websites.

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Recorded Tutor Webinar: Reading Skills

Click here to listen to a recording of today's tutor webinar on Reading Skills. After viewing the recording please complete the evaluation found here. Please contact Kim Rossman, kim@tlcliteracy.org, if you have any problems accessing the recording OR if you have suggestions for any topics for future tutor webinars.

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Time to Nominate Your Outstanding Tutor!

Nominations will be accepted until January 15, 2013 for the 2013 Outstanding Tutor Award. The nomination form can be completed online here or you can open the word document or the PDF and submit your nomination via email or USPS mail. If you have any questions, please contact Kim Rossman, kim@tlcliteracy.org. The award will be presented during the opening luncheon of the PAACE conference on March 11, 2013 - the day of the Tutor Conference associated with PAACE.

Past Recipients of the Outstanding Tutor Awards
Celia Reynolds, Outstanding Tutor 2009

Laurie Anson, Outstanding Tutor 2010

Jo Ann Fishburn, Outstanding Tutor 2012 and Bill Campbell, Outstanding Tutor 2011

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Recorded Webinar

Tutors, here is the link to the recording of today's (October 24) webinar for tutors. The topic is adult learners and the webinar recording is 1 1/2 hours. If you have difficulty viewing the recording, refer to this document. The power point for this webinar can be found here.

During the webinar I said I would share a list of books suggested for adult readers. You can find the list here, along with the main source of the information shared.

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Monthly Webinars for Tutors of Adults

Tutors of Literacy in the Commonwealth is beginning a series of FREE webinars for volunteer instructors working with adults. To see a schedule of the upcoming webinars - along with the links to join - click here. You do not need any special information to join the webinar. Simply click on the link a few minutes before the webinar is scheduled to ensure your system has the appropriate programs to run the webinar.

Monthly tutor webinars will be held on the fourth Wednesday of the month from 1:00 - 2:30 pm. The webinars will be recorded and links to the recorded webinars will be posted on this site the day after the scheduled event.

If you have questions about the webinars or have a topic to suggest, please contact Kim Rossman, kim@tlcliteracy.org.

Monday, September 10, 2012

Did you Know...?

It is Adult Education and Family Literacy Week!
Check out the Adult Education and Family Literacy Week resources available on the National Coalition for Literacy's website.

New Professional Development for Adult Education Specialists

New Professional Development for Adult Education Specialists

Opportunities for free webinars from Wonderlic are available to Adult Education Specialists. Topics include a variety of subjects relevant to practitioners in adult ed.

Saturday, September 8, 2012

Franklin County Literacy Council Makes the News!

Franklin County Literacy Council hosted a breakfast for Literacy Leaders in their community.  To learn more about the discussion that occurred, go to the Public Opinion website.