Literacy Council of Fort Bend County needs you! Become an essential part of an adult student’s life by signing up to be a volunteer tutor at the Literacy Council. The Literacy Council of Fort Bend County will hold tutor training on Monday, November 11th from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Through training, volunteers are equipped to teach Basic Literacy, English as a Second Language (ESL), and one-on-one tutor sessions to adults. The trainings prepare tutors to organize and compile lesson plans, and to understand the purpose of the Literacy Council of Fort Bend County’s programs.

In addition to tutoring at the Literacy Council’s main location in Sugar Land in all areas of ESL; one on one Basic Literacy, and one on one Math volunteer tutors are needed as well.

Literacy Council of Fort Bend County Outreach Sites are in need of tutors in the Katy area, in Stafford at Second Mile Mission for ESL levels 4 and 5. The Richmond area is in need of volunteer tutors in the morning at George Memorial Library and in the evening at Fort Bend Hope. Outreach locations allow tutors to be placed at a location near their home.

All tutor sign ups and interests should be communicated through the Literacy Council of Fort Bend County at aprocter@ftbendliteracy.org.

3 qualifications are needed to become a tutor:

a desire to help adult students; patience and commitment to three hours of tutoring a week;

Tutor hours vary according to the tutor’s schedule.

If you are interested in impacting someone’s life by becoming a tutor, please contact Alisha Procter, Program Director for the Literacy Council at 281.240.8181, or via email at aprocter@ftbendliteracy.org.

Help us “Change Lives Through Literacy!”

About the Literacy Council of Fort Bend County

Since 1987, the Literacy Council of Fort Bend County has been Changing Lives Through Literacy. The mission of the Literacy Council is to improve family, community and professional lives through adult literacy education. The Literacy Council provides several programs for its students: Basic Literacy, English as a Second Language, GED Preparation, U.S. Citizenship Preparation, Computer Skills and Workforce Readiness.

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