Literacy Council tutor training workshop

  • Posted: Monday, January 7, 2013 1:20 a.m.

The Rowan County Literacy Council will hold a four-session tutor training workshop starting on Jan. 23 in the Stanback Room of the Rowan Public Library.

The first session is from 7 until 9 p.m. and will cover the literacy program and the role of volunteer tutors in helping adults to read or to learn English as a second language. At the end of this orientation, participants will have the opportunity to sign up for the next three sessions to be held on Jan. 28 and 30 from 5:30 to 9 p.m. and Feb. 2 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The registration fee for these three sessions is $25 to cover the cost of materials.

In order to be certified as a tutor, participants must attend all four sessions.

Reservations for the Jan. 23 orientation may be made by calling the literacy office at 704-216-8266 or by emailing Make your reservation by Jan. 17

Adults 16 years and older who need help with reading or learning English can also call the literacy office for information on our program.

Rowan County Literacy Council is a volunteer organization and a United Way Agency. Visit the literacy website at

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