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Project VITAL to Offer Evening Tutor Training Workshop

February 2011

Sauk Valley Community College’s Project VITAL will offer a four-part evening workshop to train volunteers to become literacy tutors.

This workshop will be offered from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 23; Thursday, February 24; Wednesday, March 2; and Thursday, March 3, in Room 1E8. Participants will learn valuable teaching techniques, characteristics of adult learners, testing and basic program information, and more.  

Project VITAL is the area’s free and confidential tutoring program for adults seeking to improve their reading, writing & other basic academic skills. VITAL trains volunteers to become literacy tutors and offers one-to-one placement with an adult learner. Tutor and student meet two-to-three hours per week at their nearest local library, church or community center.  VITAL provides all necessary materials and ongoing support.

To register for this upcoming workshop, call Sauk’s Project VITAL at 815-835-6363 or e-mail: