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REGISTER TODAY for this NEW Audio Conference!!! 
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Literacy Services in the Public Library 
Instructors: 
Alice Samkoe, Regina Public Library, Literacy Programmer 
AND 
Loretta Paoli, Regina Public Library 

Regina Public Library has developed an enormously successful one-to-one
volunteer tutor program operated by a self-managed team to deliver
literacy services in the system. 

How this was developed, how it works, why it works are part of the
topics to be discussed. 250 volunteers currently tutor at Regina Public
Library in this award-winning literacy service. 

When 
3 PM ET Noon PT 
Wednesday, April 5th, 2006
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The Benefits 

Participants will learn how to: 

* work effectively with adults learning English-as-a-Second Language or
basic education.
* recruit, train, support and retain an active and enthusiastic
volunteer base
* approach development of the workings for a self-managed team. 

Who Should Participate? 

Librarians and library staff involved with or interested in development
of adult and family literacy. 

Key Topics You Will Explore 

* Regina Public Library Literacy Services: one-to-one tutoring, computer
lab learning, conversation groups, library literacy collection, and
outreach programs.
* Organizational structure: the advantages of the self-managed team. 

Method of Instruction 

Audio presentation with PowerPoint and handouts. 

Fees 

Member: $48.00 + GST 
Non-Member: $68.00 + GST 


About The Presenters......

Alice Samkoe is a former elementary school teacher and homemaker for 21
years, who returned to university for an Adult Education degree in order
to work as a literacy programmer. She has worked for RPL since 1992 and
in its Literacy Unit since 1997. 

Loretta Paoli joined the RPL in 2004. In her work she recruits and
trains both ESL and ABE volunteer tutors for RPL's tutoring program.
Loretta's background includes 10 years of experience as an adult ESL
instructor. 

Developed for the Education Institute by the Saskatchewan Library
Association. 

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The Education Institute
The learning programs of the
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If you have questions please contact the appropriate Association or
Meredith Gilbert for the Partnership and the Education Institute at the
Ontario Library Association at [log in to unmask] 

Canada's national network of provincial and territorial library
associations 

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