Training & Education Classes

Vermont Community Leadership Training (15 Weeks)

Want to make a difference in your community? This program will provide you with leadership skills to help with this. Our one-of-a-kind leadership and civic experience combines exciting community-based projects with leadership and self-awareness activities for all abilities. As you participate, you will gain confidence and find your voice about the issues affecting you and your family.

Ongoing Training & Education Classes and Groups (September through June)

Computer Tutorials
Mondays 2:00 to 4:00 pm

Come refresh your computer skills or learn the basics, like how to create documents, use the Internet, check your email, etc.

Participants are welcome to use Alan’s Computer Room when tutorials are not in session.

Tutoring
Tuesdays and Thursdays 8:30 am to 12:00 pm

Adults work with tutors in small groups to improve reading, writing, math, English conversation, and basic computer skills. Learning needs are assessed to provide individualized support to diverse learning needs and English Language Learners.

American Citizenship Preparation Class
Tuesdays 1:00 to 3:00 pm

This class prepares students for the U.S. Citizenship Test by increasing your English language skills while you study United States history, government, and geography. In each class, we will also practice questions and answers from the U.S. Citizenship Test.

Book and Writing Class
Thursdays 1:30 to 3:30 pm

Session 1, mid-September-December

Session 2, mid-January-mid-June

Experience the pleasure of reading and writing in a supportive community. This ongoing literacy program is affiliated with Vermont Reads, a statewide community reading opportunity with the Vermont Humanities Council. Participants will read additional selections of poetry, fiction and non-fiction and engage in group discussion and writing practices.