From the Coordinator’s Desk: Tutor Resources and a Training

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Hello, tutors!

Welcome to the beginning of the FCLC 2016-17 Program year. Now is the time to begin implementing the new tracking forms we will be using. If you have not yet received an email containing these forms, please contact Sue ( You should begin using these forms as soon as you receive them. If you have any questions regarding their use, or anything else, we are happy to help!

In other news, it’s time to mark your calendars with two very important upcoming events. August 27th is the Path to Literacy Character Walk in conjunction with Coyle Free Library. This will be a fun family event, so invite your neighbors and friends. Also, there will be a Professional Development Training for tutors on September 17th at the West Commerce street location. We encourage you to attend both very beneficial events.

We hope you’re all having a wonderful summer!

~the FCLC Staff

Teaching Tips and Resources (from the PA Adult Education Newsletter)

Consumer protection basics lesson plans

The Center for Applied Linguistics created free online lessons to introduce the Consumer Protection website to adults with limited experience with using the Internet. Topics include: managing your money; credit, loans, and debt; and scams and identify theft.

Ideas and resources for encouraging persistence with learning

The New England Literacy Resource Center’s Adult Learner Persistence website has many resources that programs and teachers can use to encourage student persistence with learning. The site includes a program self-assessment, as well as resources and strategies that can be used to support students staying in the program long enough to reach their goals. A recording of Pennsylvania’s Persistence Network webinar is also available online.


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