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Kalamazoo Literacy Council

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420 E Alcott St
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
269-392-0490 ext. 222

October 2017

ExpressWays 2 Success Tutor Training

October 19, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Kalamazoo Literacy Council, 420 E Alcott St
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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This workshop is for instructors, tutors, and literacy center coordinators who would like to learn more about how to incorporate PLATO Courseware into their instruction. PLATO's online courses are a major focal point of the ExpressWays 2 Success program. Instruction is geared to support Basic Literacy, GED preparation, workplace literacy, and college preparation. Seating is limited to 12 people.

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Fall Reception

October 26, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Kalamazoo Literacy Council, 420 E Alcott St
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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Join us in recognizing the accomplishments of KLC volunteers and learners. The President’s Volunteer of the Year Award and the first Mard Little Award for Adult Learner Excellence will be presented. All volunteers, partners, and supporters are welcome.

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January 2018

Tutor Orientation and Training

January 11, 2018 @ 12:00 am
Kalamazoo Literacy Council, 420 E Alcott St
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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You’ve read the success stories, you’ve seen the numbers, and you’ve decided that it’s time to do your part to end adult illiteracy in Kalamazoo County. Your personal contributions will create a lasting, positive change in your neighborhood for years to come. Thank you. All tutors attend one tutor orientation followed by four training sessions. By registering for this event, you are committing to the following sessions: January 11                  Tutor Orientation                                 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. January 13                  Tutor Training:…

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Workforce Literacy Tutor Forum

January 12, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Kalamazoo Literacy Council, 420 E Alcott St
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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Health Literacy Tutor Forum

January 16, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Kalamazoo Literacy Council, 420 E Alcott St
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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Parent Literacy Tutor Forum

January 18, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kalamazoo Literacy Council, 420 E Alcott St
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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February 2018

Friendly Connectors Open Tutor Forum

February 15, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Kalamazoo Literacy Council, 420 E Alcott St
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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Everyone is invited to share student-tutor stories:  successes, frustrations, mysteries and in the process gather tips for improving tutoring and gain insights and understandings. It will also help us realize that we are a part of a vital organization. This forum will provide teaching strategies for new and experienced tutors and instructors who provide literacy instruction to KLC students.  

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Health Literacy Tutor Forum

February 20, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Kalamazoo Literacy Council, 420 E Alcott St
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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Because health is a topic that applies to every adult learner, having tutoring strategies that meet the health goals of learners is important. According to the Partnership for Clear Health Communication, literacy skills are the strongest predictor of health status, more than age, income, employment status, education level or racial/ethnic group. This forum will provide strategies of how to provide instruction that imparts health and literacy skills for adult learners.

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March 2018

Tutor Orientation and Training

March 8, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Kalamazoo Literacy Council, 420 E Alcott St
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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You’ve read the success stories, you’ve seen the numbers, and you’ve decided that it’s time to do your part to end adult illiteracy in Kalamazoo County. Your personal contributions will create a lasting, positive change in your neighborhood for years to come. Thank you. All tutors attend one tutor orientation followed by four training sessions. By registering for this event, you are committing to the following sessions: March 8                       Tutor Orientation                                 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. March 12                     Tutor Training:…

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Health Literacy Tutor Forum

March 30, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Kalamazoo Literacy Council, 420 E Alcott St
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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Because health is a topic that applies to every adult learner, having tutoring strategies that meet the health goals of learners is important. According to the Partnership for Clear Health Communication, literacy skills are the strongest predictor of health status, more than age, income, employment status, education level or racial/ethnic group. This forum will provide strategies of how to provide instruction that imparts health and literacy skills for adult learners.

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April 2018

Challenger Workshop

April 19, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Kalamazoo Literacy Council, 420 E Alcott St
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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May 2018

Tutor Orientation & Training

May 3, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Kalamazoo Literacy Council, 420 E Alcott St
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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You’ve read the success stories, you’ve seen the numbers, and you’ve decided that it’s time to do your part to end adult illiteracy in Kalamazoo County. Your personal contributions will create a lasting, positive change in your neighborhood for years to come. Thank you. All tutors attend one tutor orientation followed by four training sessions. By registering for this event, you are committing to the following sessions: May 3                          Tutor Orientation                                 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. May 7                          Tutor…

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Friendly Connections Open Tutor Forum

May 31, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Kalamazoo Literacy Council, 420 E Alcott St
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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Everyone is invited to share student-tutor stories:  successes, frustrations, mysteries and in the process gather tips for improving tutoring and gain insights and understandings. It will also help us realize that we are a part of a vital organization. This forum will provide teaching strategies for new and experienced tutors and instructors who provide literacy instruction to KLC students.  

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June 2018

Com. Literacy Center Workshop

June 15, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Kalamazoo Literacy Council, 420 E Alcott St
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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July 2018

Computer Workshop

July 13, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Kalamazoo Literacy Council, 420 E Alcott St
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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August 2018

Friendly Connections Open Tutor Forum

August 30, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Kalamazoo Literacy Council, 420 E Alcott St
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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Everyone is invited to share student-tutor stories:  successes, frustrations, mysteries and in the process gather tips for improving tutoring and gain insights and understandings. It will also help us realize that we are a part of a vital organization. This forum will provide teaching strategies for new and experienced tutors and instructors who provide literacy instruction to KLC students.  

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September 2018

Tutor Orientation and Training

September 6, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Kalamazoo Literacy Council, 420 E Alcott St
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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You’ve read the success stories, you’ve seen the numbers, and you’ve decided that it’s time to do your part to end adult illiteracy in Kalamazoo County. Your personal contributions will create a lasting, positive change in your neighborhood for years to come. Thank you. All tutors attend one tutor orientation followed by four training sessions. By registering for this event, you are committing to the following sessions: September 6               Tutor Orientation                                 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. September 10             Tutor Training:…

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January 2019

Tutor Orientation and Training

January 10, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Kalamazoo Literacy Council, 420 E Alcott St
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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$30.00

You’ve read the success stories, you’ve seen the numbers, and you’ve decided that it’s time to do your part to end adult illiteracy in Kalamazoo County. Your personal contributions will create a lasting, positive change in your neighborhood for years to come. Thank you. All tutors attend one tutor orientation followed by four training sessions. By registering for this event, you are committing to the following sessions: January 10                  Tutor Orientation   …

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February 2019

Friendly Connections Open Tutor Forum

February 14, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Kalamazoo Literacy Council, 420 E Alcott St
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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Everyone is invited to share student-tutor stories:  successes, frustrations, mysteries and in the process gather tips for improving tutoring and gain insights and understandings. It will also help us realize that we are a part of a vital organization. This forum will provide teaching strategies for new and experienced tutors and instructors who provide literacy instruction to KLC students.  

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March 2019

Tutor Orientation and Training

March 7, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Kalamazoo Literacy Council, 420 E Alcott St
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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$30.00

You’ve read the success stories, you’ve seen the numbers, and you’ve decided that it’s time to do your part to end adult illiteracy in Kalamazoo County. Your personal contributions will create a lasting, positive change in your neighborhood for years to come. Thank you. All tutors attend one tutor orientation followed by four training sessions. By registering for this event, you are committing to the following sessions: March 7                       Tutor Orientation                                 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. March 11                     Tutor Training:…

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May 2019

Tutor Orientation and Training

May 2, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Monday and Thursday, repeating until May 16, 2019

Kalamazoo Literacy Council, 420 E Alcott St
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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$30

You’ve read the success stories, you’ve seen the numbers, and you’ve decided that it’s time to do your part to end adult illiteracy in Kalamazoo County. Your personal contributions will create a lasting, positive change in your neighborhood for years to come. Thank you. All tutors attend one tutor orientation followed by four training sessions. By registering for this event, you are committing to the following sessions: May 2                          Tutor Orientation                                 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. May 6                          Tutor…

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September 2019

Tutor Orientation and Training

September 5, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Kalamazoo Literacy Council, 420 E Alcott St
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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$30.00

You’ve read the success stories, you’ve seen the numbers, and you’ve decided that it’s time to do your part to end adult illiteracy in Kalamazoo County. Your personal contributions will create a lasting, positive change in your neighborhood for years to come. Thank you. All tutors attend one tutor orientation followed by four training sessions. By registering for this event, you are committing to the following sessions: September 5               Tutor Orientation                                 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. September 9               Tutor Training:…

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January 2020

Tutor Orientation

January 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Kalamazoo Literacy Council, 420 E Alcott St
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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Tutor Training: Sessions 1 & 2

January 11 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Kalamazoo Literacy Council, 420 E Alcott St
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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February 2020

Cancelled: Friendly Connections Open Tutor Forum

February 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Kalamazoo Literacy Council, 420 E Alcott St
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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Forum leader: Jessi Pavey, KLC Student Services Coordinator  This forum will provide tutoring strategies for new and experienced tutors and instructors who support the learning of KLC students. Everyone is invited to share student-tutor stories, successes, frustrations, and mysteries. Attendees will gather tips for improving tutoring and gain insights and understandings of the learning process. This forum will also further help us realize we are a part of a vital organization.

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April 2020

ExpressWays 2 Success

April 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Kalamazoo Literacy Council, 420 E Alcott St
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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May 2020

Tutor Training: Session 2

May 14 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Kalamazoo Literacy Council, 420 E Alcott St
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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Dinner and refreshments will be served.

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Tutor Training: Session 3

May 18 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Kalamazoo Literacy Council, 420 E Alcott St
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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Dinner and refreshments will be served.

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Tutor Training: Session 4

May 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Kalamazoo Literacy Council, 420 E Alcott St
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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Dinner and refreshments will be served.

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August 2020

Friendly Connections Open Tutor Forum

August 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Kalamazoo Literacy Council, 420 E Alcott St
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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Forum leader: Jessi Pavey, KLC Student Services Coordinator  This forum will provide tutoring strategies for new and experienced tutors and instructors who support the learning of KLC students. Everyone is invited to share student-tutor stories, successes, frustrations, and mysteries. Attendees will gather tips for improving tutoring and gain insights and understandings of the learning process. This forum will also further help us realize we are a part of a vital organization.

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