Check Out the 2019 Literacy Volunteer Management Conference Sessions!

Check Out the 2019 Literacy Volunteer Management Conference Sessions!

Friday, December 6, 2019
8:15 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Minnesota Department of Education, Conference Center A
1500 Commerce St., Roseville, MN 55113

The Literacy Volunteer Management Conference (VMC) is for Adult Basic Education and K-12 staff who work with volunteers: teachers, coordinators, managers and support staff.

Choose from 12 concurrent sessions that offer multiple ways volunteers and staff can work collaboratively to ensure student success. Gain fresh ideas, resources and tools for engaging volunteers in the classroom and learn strategies for integrating volunteers into your program to meet all kinds of learner needs. Participants earn six CEUs. Register today!

Conference Schedule

8:15-8:45 a.m. | Registration and Breakfast

8:45-9:55 a.m. | Concurrent Sessions

10:05-11:15 a.m. | Concurrent Sessions

11:15 a.m.-12:25 p.m. | Lunch and Excellence in Volunteer Engagement Award Ceremony

12:30-1:40 p.m. | Concurrent Sessions

1:50-3:00 p.m. | Concurrent Sessions

Questions? Contact Wendy at [email protected] or 651-251-9063.

Minnesota Adult Basic Education staff: If you are traveling more than 50 miles for the conference, please contact Wendy at [email protected] by November 15, 2019 for hotel arrangements.

Session Topics

  • Volunteer Management Basics
  • Engaging and Recruiting Volunteers from Communities of Color
  • Depression and Suicide Prevention
  • Risk Management: When Volunteers Require Extra Attention
  • Reppin’ the Rainbow: LGBTQIA+ Topics in ABE
  • Using Video Chat To Reach Students and Volunteers
  • Why Don’t You Try… Effective Teaching Feedback for Volunteers
  • A Conversation on Engaging Volunteers With Disabilities
  • Volunteer Motivation
  • Resources to Train and Support Classroom Volunteers
  • Supporting Multilingual Volunteers in the Classroom
  • Racial Equity 101

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Wendy Roberts, Volunteer Outreach and Hotline Manager Minnesota Literacy Council