The Official Online Training Workshop

Adult Basic Literacy Tutor Training Workshop – This is the universal 14-hour self-paced training workshop that should be used by any Volunteer Tutors who were unable to attend an in-person training session.  It goes over all of the ins and outs of being a successful tutor.

Other Helpful Training Resources

Applying Research in Reading Instruction for Adults: First Steps for Teachers- An introduction to research-based principles of reading instruction for instructors (tutors) in adult education and literacy classes (tutoring sessions).

Tutor Training Materials– This site contains general tutoring information for Tutors of Adult Learners. It explains in depth how to work with Adult learners and provides helpful tips on teaching them in literacy, math, writing, as well as a number of other subjects.

ProLiteracy– ProLiteracy is an organization that provides adult literacy resources, with several free courses that prepare volunteers for literacy tutoring.

ProLiteracy Math Course– This is ProLiteracy’s short workshop on how to teach math to adults.  It is titled Making Math Manageable.

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