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Four complete literacy training

Tutors

Julie Cline

Julie Cline

Greg Powell

Greg Powell

KC Scott

KC Scott

Cathy Shive

Cathy Shive

The Rowan County Literacy Council has just completed a workshop for new tutors.  The workshop was conducted by trainers  Cindy DeLorenzo, Carolyn Myers, Helen Peacock and Donna Hahn.

The training is for non-professional people who would like to help others improve their reading skills or to teach English as a Second Language to foreign-born residents.

Tutors completing the course were: Julie Cline, Greg Powell, Cathy Shive and K.C. Scott. The Literacy Council offers tutoring services to any adult 16 or older. Anyone wanting to register for the next workshop or to receive tutoring help should call the Literacy Office at 704-216-8266.

Rowan County Literacy Council is a United Way agency.

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