Literacy Coalition of Colorado

100,000 Colorado adults, born in the US, read below 4th grade level. You can provide teachers with the special training they need to help these adult learners improve their reading and life skills. Learner success begins with educator success. Educator success begins with your contribution.

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Tutor Training

Class

Education 

Beneficiaries

Teachers

Description

We offer an annual half-day low-cost training for volunteer tutors and paid instructors in ESL, adult basic education, and high school equivalency preparation.
During the current pandemic, we provide links to online teaching resources via our newsletter and/or emails.

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Evidence of Program's Success

Volunteer tutors and paid instructors alike consistently tell us how impressed they are with the quality of the trainings the Literacy Coalition offers.
"This workshop did a great job of showing and explaining how to use a variety of materials, games, and techniques (for ESL pronunciation)."
"I will use (what I learned) to share (reading) comprehension improvement strategies with (my) students."
"The presenter's passion about the topic was wonderful!!"

MAP

Class

Education 

Beneficiaries

Adults
Ethnic/Racial Minorities
Immigrants, Newcomers, Refuges
Poor, Economically Disadvantaged, Indigent
Teachers

Description

MAP on the Literacy Coalition of Colorado website shows locations of adult education programs across Colorado. Direct services to adults (classes and tutoring in GED preparation, English as a Second Language (ESL), citizenship preparation) are provided by other organizations.

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Evidence of Program's Success

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