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Local Residents Volunteer for Literacy

OSWEGO, NY – OCO’s Literacy Volunteers of Oswego County Program is proud to announce that its latest tutor class has graduated and is ready to start tutoring Oswego County adults.

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Shown is the latest LVOC tutor graduating class. Front row from left are: Nancy DeGilormo, Meg Henderson (trainer), Melanie Cutillo and Kathy Mantaro (trainer). Back row from left are: Jerome Galvin, Regina Setikas (trainer), Jackie Johnson-LeBlanc, Mary Stancampiano, Tonya Pratt and Diana Gianetto. Absent from photo are Kathy Martin and Rebecca Pratt.

LVOC tutors complete an orientation and 15 hours of training which includes how to teach adults basic literacy skills.

As certified tutors, they are matched with adults who require their services.

They meet with their learner at an approved public tutor site at a mutually convenient time.

Tutor instruction includes basic literacy or other skills with materials and assistance provided to them by the LVOC office.

Volunteers who would enjoy helping adults improve their basic reading, writing, math, and English language skills are needed.

Tutors for English Language Learners (ELL) do not need to speak a foreign language.

Tutors must be high school graduates and be able to meet for 2 hours per week in a public location in their community.

Volunteers must have patience and be sensitive to a variety of learning styles.

Volunteers interested in this exciting program can call 342-8839 or visit www.lvoswego.org