Pre-Conference Events: Tuesday, May 7:
Train the Tutor Trainer Course
10:30 AM-6:00 PM
$25.00 (lunch included)
Facilitators: Roberta Reiss and Megan Bakan
This three-part course, aligned with ProLiteracy’s national trainer certification standards, will focus on competencies needed to be a good tutor trainer, providing curriculum and resources to offer a tutor training workshop.
Course content will include:
- Tutor training competencies
- Tutor training content knowledge in both adult basic literacy and ESOL
- Curriculum modules
- Presentations by participants reviewed by instructor and peers
- Discussion of ProLiteracy Trainer Certification system
The format will include classroom and small group work, practice presentations and distance learning instruction.
This course will benefit the following participants:
- New Trainers
- Trainers working on updating their tutor training workshops
- Trainers seeking ProLiteracy Trainer Certification
- Trainers interested in improving their skills, but not pursuing certification
- Program Managers
Course Dates and Locations:
|Apr 1-19, 2013
||Online Tutor Training Course
|May 7, 2013
||Pre-conference event at the Florida Literacy Conference
||10:30 am-6:00 pm, South Seas Island Resort - Captiva, FL
|June 7-8, 2013
||Orlando, FL (hotel specifics and time TBD)
|Participants must commit to attend all sessions.
Application Deadline: Friday, March 31, 2013. Space is limited, so apply today. Additional information and applications are available here. Travel assistance is available.
This training event is sponsored by Florida’s Adult and Family Literacy Resource Center, a program of the Florida Literacy Coalition. This initiative is made possible through the generous support of the Florida Department of Education, Division of Career and Adult Education.
CASAS Assessment Training
12:00 PM-6:00 PM
Facilitator: Philip Anderson - Florida Depart of Education: Division of Career and Adult Education
Six-hour pre-conference training on the Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment System (CASAS). CASAS policy does not allow programs to purchase testing materials until at least one person at the program has completed this training. State policy requires that all agencies that use CASAS have at least one test administrator who has taken this training.
STAYING HEALTHY: Health Literacy Curriculum, Resources, and Statewide Grant Initiative
1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Facilitator: Greg Smith and Claire Valier
Learn how to successfully integrate health literacy into high-beginning and low-intermediate level adult ESOL instruction. Increase health literacy awareness among your students and encourage them to make healthy choices in relation to nutrition, preventative health care, accessing health services, and other related issues.
This 4-hour session includes an overview of the freely available Staying Healthy curriculum, hands-on activities/resources and time for discussion and idea sharing. Each participant will receive a copy of the Staying Healthy Student and Teacher’s Resource Guide. This session is made possible by the support of Florida Blue.