ESL – Tutor Training Workshop

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We need awesome adult volunteers to participate in our adult literacy program. If you think you would enjoy helping adults learn English as their second language, read on.


The Literacy Volunteers of Pascack Valley will be holding a Tutor Training Workshop at the Westwood Public Library on four Tuesday evenings, September 17, September 24, October 1 and October 8, 2013, from 7:00 to 9:30pm.

The training will be for English as a Second Language (ESL), which will prepare tutors to teach foreign-born adults to speak and read English. All books and supplies will be furnished free of charge for those who will be tutoring for LV-PV, which includes the libraries of Dumont, Emerson, Hillsdale, Montvale, Paramus, Park Ridge, Ramsey, River Vale, Township of Washington, Upper Saddle River and Westwood. Tutors for other libraries must pay $45.

Registration is limited to 25 persons. Call Maureen Lostumbo, Coordinator, or Marge Taylor, Asst. Coordinator at the Westwood Library (201)-664-7597 for more information or to register for the workshops. Maureen or Marge can be reached at the Westwood Library on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday between 9:30 and noon and on Thursday between 9:30am and 4:30pm, as well as Tuesday evenings between 6pm and 9pm.

You may register at any time during the library’s operation: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday to 9pm, Wednesday and Friday to 5pm, Saturday 10am to 4pm. The Literacy Office phone number is 201-664-7597; the library number is 201-664-0583.

NOTE: No matter which of the twelve libraries you will tutor from, you must call to register.

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