Ellsworth Adult & Community Education is closed Monday, January 23, 2023 due to inclement weather. Classes, appointments and tutoring sessions are cancelled. If you have any questions leave a message at 207.664.7110 and we will return your call.
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Volunteer Tutor Workshop

with Murray & Sargent


January 28th, 2023

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This four hour workshop is designed as a follow-up to the Volunteer Orientation and a foundation for additional in-service sessions on specific topics. We will be covering:

  • the principles of adult learning;
  • teaching techniques, strategies and resources;
  • assessment, goal setting and lesson planning;
  • learning challenges, and
  • motivating adult learners to persist
  • roles and responsibilities

Additional follow-up in-service trainings will include techniques and resources for teaching adult learning in the areas of basic reading, basic English language, basic math, digital literacy, HiSET preparation, and additional training as requested by tutors.  This is an in-person workshop.  Bring a brown bag lunch!

Recommended prerequisite:  Ellsworth Adult Education Volunteer Orientation 

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Enrich your life by spending time every week with someone eager to improve their English conversation skills.  You’ll surely not only support their English language skills but also assist them in navigating our culture and community.  In this workshop, you’ll learn some tips, about available resources, and some suggestions for lesson plans.  This is an in-person workshop.

This workshop builds on the Ellsworth Adult Education Volunteer Orientation and the Ellsworth Adult Education Tutoring Basics workshop which are prerequisites to this workshop.