March 31, 2017 (9:30 AM – 12:30 PM)
April 7, 2017 (9:30 AM – 12:30 PM)
Tina Baker-Gee, Director of Student Success Services, Center for Literacy and Judy Johnson, Director of Programs, Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians
This training will explore key techniques and strategies for recruiting and supporting adult learners meet their educational goals. Participants will walk away with the knowledge of how to intake learners and provide an effective learner orientation. Facilitators will provide attendees with examples of how to help learners set attainable goals, stay motivated and address any barriers to educational participation.
Supporting Instructional Practice (April 21 & April 28 | 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM)
Budget and Fundraising for Adult Literacy Programs (June 2 & June 9 | 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM)
About Site Coordinator Series
The Office of Adult Education is offering a special professional development training series for administrators and coordinators looking to establish adult education programs or seeking to revitalize existing programs. Anyone coordinating a community-based adult literacy program will benefit from this series.
Participants may choose to attend all the trainings, or pick specific trainings. Each training will take place in two interactive workshop sessions (each 3 hours). To successfully complete a training, participants must attend both sessions and complete all assigned activities.
About the Office of Adult Education’s Professional Development Offerings:
The Office of Adult Education offers multiple professional development opportunities to strengthen the delivery of quality adult education services in Philadelphia. These offerings are free and geared towards adult education coordinators, administrators, teachers, tutors and mentors.