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From the CEO’s Desk: An Interview with Paul Jurmo
Posted by Laura McLoughlin on January 21, 2021 in categoryFacts & ResearchcategoryCEO DeskcategoryMember Tips

ProLiteracy CEO and President Kevin Morgan and Paul Jurmo, Ed.D., met recently over Zoom to discuss Jurmo’s research article “Ten Actions to Build an Adult Basic Skills Development System That Is More Inclusive, Relevant, Efficient, and Sustained,” which is featured in Volume 2, Issue 2 of ProLiteracy’s research journal Adult Literacy Education: The International Journal of Literacy, Language, and Numeracy. 


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In Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a Free Lesson on Rights and Civil Rights
Posted by Laura McLoughlin on January 18, 2021 in categoryNew Readers PresscategoryFacts & ResearchcategoryMember Tips

Today we celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday by honoring his contributions to civil rights in America with a day of service. To help your class understand and discuss the history behind and importance of this holiday, we are sharing a lesson titled “Rights and Civil Rights from New Readers Press core reading and writing series Journey to Success, Level 3 


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Why a Dairy Company Invested in English Language Learning Software
Posted by Laura McLoughlin on January 05, 2021 in categoryStudent Stories categoryStories from the FieldcategoryNews

At Byrne Dairy’s Syracuse Cold Storage facility, in Syracuse, New York, managers were having a difficult time effectively communicating with non-English speaking employees. While the company provides important information and trainings in both English and Spanish, it wanted to give its employees the opportunity to overcome these language barriers to do more. 


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He helped thousands of immigrants learn English. Who is Alex Trebek?
Posted by Jessica Gilmour on December 22, 2020 in categoryNews

Alex Trebek, beloved host of CBS’s longtime game show Jeopardy! died last month of pancreatic cancer at age 80. During his 36 years as the popular gameshow host, Trebek impacted many lives, including those of immigrants. 


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From the CEO’s Desk: An Interview with Margaret Patterson
Posted by Jessica Gilmour on December 17, 2020 in categoryFacts & ResearchcategoryCEO DeskcategoryMember Tips

Kevin Morgan, ProLiteracy’s president and CEO, talks over Zoom with Margaret Becker Patterson, PhD, author of “PIAAC Numeracy Skills and Home Use Among Adult English Learners” featured in the ProLiteracy research journal Adult Literacy Education: The International Journal of Literacy, Language, and Numeracy. 


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