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Gary Rose, Paying It Forward

New Yorker by birth, but a Philadelphian at heart, Gary Rose wears a few hats.  A retired lawyer, he also ran his father’s …

 

Volunteer Profiles

Michael Z

Michael Z is a busy man. He’s a consultant, environmental scientist, educator and active member on multiple boards – not to mention being …

Gary Rose, Paying It Forward

New Yorker by birth, but a Philadelphian at heart, Gary Rose wears a few hats.  A retired lawyer, he also ran his father’s …

Pat McGovern Gorchov

A health educator, Pat McGovern Gorchov’s most recent job was for the State of Delaware where she was the manager of a federal grant …

Sonia Lewis

“If you think you can, you can…If you think you can’t, you can’t…Either way you are right.”  – Sonia Lewis   When Sonia …

Grace Zhang

Last year, Grace Zhang started assisting adult GED® class instructors after completing the Mayor’s Commission on Literacy’s Basic Tutor Training. Grace has always …

Barbara Aiello

At the age of four, I was introduced to foreign language and culture when my father began taking me to the Philadelphia Navy …

Mary Lewis

Bridging the Divide: Tutoring an Adult Learner By: Mary Lewis When I signed up to be a tutor with the Mayor’s Commission on …

Dan Ruppert

ESL Learner Neima K. credits her tutor Dan Ruppert at IHM Center for Literacy in West Philadelphia for motivating her to keep learning. …

Terri Decker

When Terri Decker began tutoring in the 7th grade she discovered her love of helping others. Soon after moving to Philadelphia, Terri searched …

Anne Harney

Anne Harney tutors at Lutheran Settlement House in Kensington. She works with Dawn M., helping her  achieve her goals of obtaining the GED® …

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