Training Opportunity for Volunteer Tutors of Refugees


Literacy Connects’ English Language Acquisition for Adults (ELAA) program and Pima Community College’s Refugee Education Program (REP) are offering a training session focused on practical techniques to help students develop their English language speaking and listening skills, as well as emerging reading and writing skills. This hands-on training is intended for volunteers or community members who are already volunteering* with a refugee-focused volunteer organization.

This training will be held 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. on Friday, February 9 at Literacy Connects, 200 E. Yavapai Road. Fee for the training, which includes training materials, is $35.


Register Online by Monday, February 5th**

**Literacy Connects volunteers should contact ELAA program staff directly to register.


The training will be facilitated by:
– Kate Van Roekel, ELAA Teacher Education and Training Coordinator, Literacy Connects
– Lissa Fogel, Advanced Program Coordinator, Refugee Education Program, Pima County Community College
– Jenna Altherr Flores, Doctoral Candidate, Second Language Acquisition and Teaching, University of Arizona, Chair, Refugee Concerns, TESOL International; Co-Chair, Teachers of Refugees, AZTESOL
– Amanda Snell, Doctoral Student, Second Language Acquisition and Teaching, University of Arizona; Co-Chair, Teachers of Refugees, AZTESOL

Questions? Call Kate at Literacy Connects at (520) 882-8006.

*Interested people not already volunteering with a refugee-focused volunteer organization can click here for information about how to get connected with refugee-focused organizations.

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