I am pleased to let you know that Sandy Newell will be
providing a free program management workshop for adult volunteer literacy programs
in the panhandle. It will be in Quincy next Thursday, July 31, and Friday,
August 1. The service is being provided by Volunteers for Adult Literacy
in Florida (VALF).
Please share this announcement with anyone in your area
running an adult volunteer literacy program or considering starting a program.
The Gadsden County Public Library Literacy Volunteers
program is hosting a two-day workshop. Ideally you would attend both days, but
you are welcome to attend one day. Please email me by Noon on Wednesday, July
30, if you plan to attend. Include your name, name of program, title if you are
working with a program or in a library and your email address. Include why you
would like to attend this training.
Here are objectives, times and location: The workshop
will be at the Gadsden County Public Library at the downtown library in Quincy
732 South Pat Thomas Pky.
Quincy, FL 32351-4210
Volunteer tutors can use this tool to help their students select careers. A tutor could use the articles to kickoff a language experience story (LES). This can be used with low level learners and with English Lanugage Learners.
Career Information Center, 10th
edition provides the most current information available on careers in
the United States and Canada, to people of all ages and all stages of career
development. Each volume covers a career cluster and its common career
pathways. Job profiles cover the following: job facts; nature of work; work
environment; education; licenses; certification and training; job outlook;
similar occupations; and sources of additional information, such as books,
audio/visual materials and organizations.
a database of encyclopedias, and specialized reference sources, for
multidisciplinary research. Your patrons can access these reference
materials online from the library, or remotely through the FEL.