We are looking for ways to improve our professional development support for volunteer tutors and classroom aides in Pennsylvania adult education programs. Please take a moment to let us know what would help you and your program.
Volunteer Tutor and Classroom Aide Webinar Series
This series of live webinars gives tutors and classroom aides access to experts from across the state, including teachers, program staff, and other volunteers. Topics relate to student goals, academic subjects, technology, and general teaching skills. While the series is designed with volunteer tutors and classroom aides in mind, agency staff are welcome to attend.
Link to join: Enroll in the Volunteer Tutor and Classroom Aide Webinar Series in the PD Portal.
Recordings: YouTube videos playlist
Presentation Slides: Available in the Volunteer Tutor and Classroom Aide Webinar Series course in the PD Portal.
Webinars are held the second Tuesday of each month from 9:30-10:30 a.m.
|September 13, 2022||Goal Setting to Empower Adult Learners|
|October 11, 2022||High School Equivalency Tests|
|November 8, 2022||Technology Tools for Volunteers and Administrators|
|December 13, 2022||Beyond a List of Topics: Advanced ESL Conversation Strategies|
|January 10, 2023||Contextualized Teaching and Learning|
|February 14, 2023||Cross-Cultural Tutoring|
|March 14, 2023||Technology Tools to Build Your Learners’ Digital Literacy Skills|
|April 11, 2023||Teaching Adults Alphabetics and Fluency|
|May 9, 2023||Student Goals and Assessment: Recognizing the Connection and Preparing for Testing Success|
|June 13, 2023||Exploring Pronunciation Best Practices and Tools|
Call for Presenters
Do you have strategies or resources to share with volunteers? Consider presenting as part of the Volunteer Tutor and Classroom Aide webinar series. If you would like to present a webinar or would like to suggest a topic or presenter, please email Rachel Baron firstname.lastname@example.org or Lynne Watson Lynnewatson927@gmail.com. We are happy to support you in developing your topic idea. Teams of co-presenters are welcome.