Are you interested in changing lives? The PCLC is in need of new tutors for adults in our community. Literacy impacts every aspect of our learners’ lives. Tutoring an adult can be a deeply satisfying experience. As a tutor, will be matched with a learner with whom you will meet 2-4 hours/week. Together, you will work toward their literacy goals, including reading, writing, or speaking English and learning basic math skills.
Application and Orientation
If you would like to become a tutor, please review the Tutor Description. Contact the PCLC anytime to receive an introductory orientation to tutoring and complete a Volunteer Application. The next step is to complete a new tutor training.
New Tutor Training
The group portions of the winter tutor training in Stevens Point are tentatively set for Thursday, January 25 and Wednesday, January 31 at 6:00pm. Contact PCLC for more information. Prospective tutors will complete other training activities at their own pace. Contact us today to get started!
All tutors are also invited to participate in English Forward trainings provided in Central Wisconsin through our membership with Wisconsin Literacy. The next English Forward training is tentatively set for March (Wisconsin Rapids, exact date and time TBD).
Reporting Your Progress / Monthly Report Form
At the end of each month, our tutors report on their progress. It’s very important that you submit your total tutoring hours, activities, and outcomes for the month. Fill out the online Monthly Report Form here. You can also track your weekly hours using this Tutoring Log.
Tutor roundtables are an opportunity for all tutors to gather, discuss topics, and share information. Roundtables are held 4-6 times/year and are a chance for tutors to learn and share techniques. Contact the PCLC to sign up. The next tutor roundtables will be on the following dates:
Thursday, September 28, 6:00pm – Learning more about the GED and math resources with Monica and Connor
Tuesday, December 5, 6:00pm – Learning more about pronunciation techniques and resources with Dr. Olsen
Thusrday, December 14, 6:00pm – Learning about the Wilson Reading System with PCLC
Monday, January 22, 6:00pm – Learning more about online resources for ELLs with Dr. Barske
The PCLC will provide you with resources appropriate for your learner. We have a wide range of books and other materials available for tutors to check out to use with their learners. Please follow the following link to see a list of available resources. For assistance, please contact PCLC.
Online and Library Resources
Looking for lesson plans, activities, or more information about adult education and literacy? Check out the following resources available online or in our resource room.