Literacy Council to host tutor-training sessions

  • Posted: Wednesday, May 15, 2013 10:44 a.m.

The Rowan County Literacy Council will hold a four-session tutor training workshop starting on Wednesday, May 29, 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 June 3 & 5 from 5:30 to 9:00 p.m. and June 8 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 May 29 orientation may be made by calling the literacy office at 704-216-8266 or by emailing Please make your reservation by Thursday, May 23.

Adults, 16 years and older, who need help with reading or learning English should 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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