Free volunteer tutor training in February
The Adult Education Community
Tutoring Program at Illinois Valley Community College will conduct free
volunteer tutor training from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, in Room
Volunteers must have a desire to
work with adult learners and be willing to tutor two-to-three hours each week.
Teaching experience is not necessary, however, 10 hours of training through the
program is required. Visiting an Adult Education classroom is an additional
After completing training,
volunteers have the option of tutoring in an English Language Acquisition
class, an Adult Basic Education class or a High School Equivalency class. These
classes follow the IVCC semester schedule in fall and spring. One-to-one
tutoring might be available during summer months.
Free online tutor training is
another option for volunteers whose schedules do not allow them to participate
in the spring training session. For information, go to http://www.ivcc.edu/communitytutoring.
To register for the
training session, contact Angela Dunlap, campus and community tutoring
coordinator, at (815) 224-0479, or Susan Martyn, Adult Education administrative
assistant, at (815) 224-0379.