One-Day Conference for Volunteer Tutors

Lawndale News Chicago's Bilingual Newspaper - Education

Whether you’re new at volunteer tutoring or have been tutoring for years, whether you tutor teens or adults, there is always something for everyone at the annual On The Road to Literacy Conference. This year’s event will be held on Saturday, April 12th, beginning at 9a.m., at the University of Illinois at Chicago, 1040 W. Harrison St. Co-sponsors are the Literacy Volunteers of Illinois and the UIC Center for Literacy.

This year’s daylong session will feature twenty-four workshops whose speakers will be presenting strategies, techniques, materials and games to use to help tutors build their student’s vocabulary, pronunciation, conversation, comprehension, reading, writing, computer and computational skill.

Early registration for the On The Road to Literacy Conference is $20 for tutors, $15 for students (high school, college or adult learners). After April 5th registration is $23 for tutors and $18 for students. Registration covers morning refreshments, box lunch and all conference materials. For further information call (312) 857-1582 or visit for a schedule, listing of workshops and registration information.

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