Ongoing Training & Education Classes and Groups
Tutoring – Fall dates and times – TBA
Adults work with tutors one-on-one or in small groups to improve skills in reading, writing, math, or learning the English language. English Language Learning (ELL) skills include conversation, pronunciation, grammar, and vocabulary development. Each student’s learning needs are assessed to provide an individualized plan of support.
American Citizenship Test Preparation – Summer dates and times – TBA
This class prepares people for the U.S. Citizenship Test. Students will study United States history, government, and geography. Each class includes practice questions and answers from the U.S. Citizenship Test and time to practice English Language Learning. Tutors provide small group instruction and can assist in the application process.
Pens & Pages – an online book group and writing workshop
Tuesdays 9:30 – 11:30 am OR Thursdays 1:30 to 3:30 pm
Adults in this group share a love of reading and improve their writing fluency in a supportive community. Using books donated by the Vermont Humanities Council, students explore themes in fiction, non-fiction, and poetry. Discussions and writing exercises encourage creativity and provide opportunities for feedback.
Summer Leadership Training Online
Tuesdays 1:00 to 2:00 pm
Participants in this public speaking skill-building program, will practice speeches on a variety of topics and learn the tools of presenting. While fine-tuning their skills, with feedback from others in the class, participants will gain the confidence to speak up about what they most need and learn to effectively convey a message.