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Expectations for Students

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Students who come to the Centers are adults over 16, are out of school, and would like to improve their reading and writing.

Students can join a tutoring group of three to six students. The groups meet twice a week and are led by volunteer tutors who are guided by professional staff.

Adult learners can also come to the Centers to borrow easy-to-read books and make appointments to use computers.

Reading Level: 0 - 5.9 

Expectations

  • COME TO AN INFORMATION SESSION AND MAKE AN APPOINTMENT FOR INTAKE!
  • Commit to at least six months (two 10-week cycles) and periodic testing to measure progress. It is our expectation that this will be a rewarding experience and that a student will wish to continue if goals still need to be met.
  • Attend all tutoring sessions.
  • Realize that homework (home practice) will be helpful.
  • Be responsible for working with the tutor to plan lessons.
  • Notify the center promptly about any change in address, phone, etc.

 

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