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Volunteer Recruitment and Retention: Eliminate Barriers to Placement

Let’s talk about something that many programs have dealt with: when new volunteers sign up but don’t complete their training or take assignments.

October 11, 2023

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12 Quotes from Adult Literacy Instructors to Inspire You in 2024

We are leading you out of 2023 with 12 quotes about instructors’ experiences to inspire you in the new year.

December 27, 2023

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Instructor Spotlight: Jen Frost

In Southern California, Jen Frost loves the diversity of her community and wanted to help it thrive. So, this past year, she joined Oceanside READS as an ESL instructor.

December 13, 2023

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Instructor Spotlight: Melody Ruddell

As an ESL instructor, Melody Ruddell takes time to listen to her students, understand their cultures, and connect with them.

November 14, 2023

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Instructor Spotlight: Heather Tovey

Instructing and supporting the volunteer tutors in partnering with students, Heather Tovey is left in awe every day.

October 12, 2023

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Instructor Spotlight: Suz Hall

Seventeen years ago, after teaching one semester in the adult literacy program at Neuhaus Education Center in Bellaire, Texas, Suz Hall knew she had found her second career.

September 12, 2023

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Instructor Spotlight: Carol Dussault

When Carol Dussault joined the Literacy Council of Sheboygan County, the community’s immigrants and refugees gained an ally dedicated to advocating for their needs.

August 16, 2023

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