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Become a Tutor

Teach someone to read. Help change a life.
  • Call (626) 852-4897 or e-mail mdodson@glendoralibrary.org
  • Attend a Tutor Training Workshop for an introduction to the characteristics of adult learners, as well as methods, materials, and strategies for teaching adult learners.
  • We will match you with an adult learner who is available when you are.
  • Attend an individual tutor training for specific information about your learner and the materials you will use with your learner.
  • Meet at the library with your learner one or two times a week for about 1½ hours each session.

Adult Literacy Volunteer Job Description: Like to know more about what it takes to be a literacy volunteer? Click here for more details.

Adult Literacy Links

Indicators of a Person with Low Reading Skills
http://www.proliteracy.org/downloads/oic/indicators%20fs.pdf

Interview with
The Teacher Who Couldn’t Read, John Corcoran
http://www.johncorcoranfoundation.org/about/corcoran/

Steven Spielberg Discusses his Dyslexia
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-lGr840jE_0

What is dyslexia? Dr. Kelli Sandman-Hurley
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zafiGBrFkRM

ProLiteracy
http://www.proliteracy.org/

California Library Literacy Services
http://www.libraryliteracy.org/