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Tutor Training

TUTOR TRAINING

MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN SOMEONE'S LIFE - BECOME A TUTOR

Volunteer tutors make the mission and vision of OLC a reality. Teaching someone to read requires perseverance, patience, and the caring flexibility to work at the speed of the student. Although the experience can be challenging, the majority of our volunteers find a new friend in the process.

Volunteer Tutor Basics:

  • Requirements
    • 18 years of age or older
    • High school level reading ability
    • Be able to communicate effectively—speak and write clearly
    • Complete OLC’s one-time tutor training
    • Pass background check
  • Description
    • Tutors help students improve their reading and comprehension skills
    • Tutoring sessions occur a minimum of one hour per week
    • Tutoring sessions must be held in a public place such as a library
    • Tutors are provided a research-based curriculum
    • Tutors report student progression via monthly tutor logs

TUTOR TRAINING

Ozarks Literacy Council holds several tutor training sessions throughout the year. Sessions are typically held on a Saturday at the library and last approximately 6 hours.

Highlights of the training include:

  • OLC Orientation
  • Tutoring Adults
    • Curriculum: Laubach Way to Reading and Challenger
    • Goal Setting
    • Techniques for Tutoring
    • Adapting to the unique needs of students
  • Tutoring Children
    • Curriculum: Reading A-Z
    • Lesson format
    • Activities
    • Tips and Tricks
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The next Tutor Training Session will be held on Saturday, August 3, 2019.   The training will be from 9 am – 3 pm at the the Midtown Carnegie Library (397 E. Central). Please fill out the below form if you are interested in attending.

BECOME A TUTOR

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