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New On-Demand Equity Training for Volunteers

New On-Demand Equity Training for Volunteers

Literacy Minnesota just made available three more targeted trainings in video format, led by outside facilitators who are experts in their topics. These video sessions fulfill the targeted training requirements of Literacy Minnesota’s Volunteer Foundation Training Certificates, and they also count toward our Equity and Cultural Awareness in Education Certificate. Read More

Summer Training Options for Busy Volunteers

Summer Training Options for Busy Volunteers

Good news! Literacy Minnesota’s Volunteer Training Department is in session this summer with great options to help volunteers get training. Read More

Resources for Volunteer Tutors Series: Classroom Activities for Adult ESL Learners Video Series

Resources for Volunteer Tutors Series: Classroom Activities for Adult ESL Learners Video Series

As a part of a brief, weekly series in MN ABE Connect, Literacy Minnesota’s Training Department is back with another valuable resource for volunteers – the Classroom Activities for Adult ESL Learners Video Series. This resource is a veritable treasure trove waiting for you and your volunteers to explore! Read More

Resources for Volunteer Tutors Series: ESL Instructional Support Kits

Resources for Volunteer Tutors Series: ESL Instructional Support Kits

As a part of a brief, weekly series in MN ABE Connect, Literacy Minnesota’s Training Department is back with another valuable resource for volunteers – ESL Instructional Support Kits! Read More

Resources for Volunteer Tutors Series: Tutor Tips

Resources for Volunteer Tutors Series: Tutor Tips

For the first installment of the Resources for Volunteer Tutor Series, let’s look at Tutor Tips! Literacy Minnesota creates and shares this weekly tidbit delivered straight to your inbox. Read More

New! Volunteer Foundations Training

New! Volunteer Foundations Training

All volunteers in adult education, regardless of their role, should receive the training and support that they need in order to feel comfortable and to provide effective service to learners. In order to support learners, volunteers, and programs, the Minnesota Department of Education has updated their Volunteer Training Standards Policy. Read More

New Google Meet Training for Tutors and Teachers

New Google Meet Training for Tutors and Teachers

Is your program using Google Meet to teach or tutor ABE learners? Are your volunteers or teachers looking to refresh their memory using its common features? If so, this training will help you and your team become more confident using Meet independently and with learners! Read More

Stay Warm, and Keep Learning! Winter Webinars from Literacy Minnesota

Stay Warm, and Keep Learning! Winter Webinars from Literacy Minnesota

Winter is here in Minnesota, but you don’t have to brave the snow and cold to participate in training webinars from Literacy Minnesota! Join volunteers and teachers from all around Minnesota for free professional development webinars on a wide variety of topics including low literacy, reading fluency, pronunciation, and remote instruction. Read More

Build capacity. Invest in new leadership. Host a Minnesota Literacy Leader or Summer Reads!

Build capacity. Invest in new leadership. Host a Minnesota Literacy Leader or Summer Reads!

Hiba, a former adult learner and second-year Literacy Leader, is now leading a cohort of other AmeriCorps members and guiding their professional development. Learn how you can increase organizational capacity at minimal cost, increase your impact and invest in the next generation of literacy leaders with the Minnesota Literacy Leadership and Summer Reads programs. Read More

Using Remote Volunteer Tutors in the Classroom

Using Remote Volunteer Tutors in the Classroom

Learn how Jethra Kapp, GED Math Teacher at Minneapolis Adult Education – South Campus, is using volunteers to provide individualized tutoring to learners remotely, the benefits and challenges of remote tutoring and tips for professional teachers interested in getting started with using volunteers to provide remote instruction. Read More