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Tutor Opportunity: Boys and Girls Club Members | Winnebago County Literacy Council

Tutoring Opportunity: Boys and Girls Club Members

Thanks to our wonderful partnership with the Boys and Girls Club (BGC), the WCLC has the opportunity to offer one-to-one tutoring to some of their middle school and high school attendees. We are eagerly searching for volunteers who are interested in this exciting opportunity to become a positive role model in these children/teens’ lives! This […]

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Remaining 2017 Volunteer Orientation Times | Winnebago County Literacy Council

Remaining 2017 Volunteer Orientation Times

Are you interested in volunteering with Winnebago County Literacy Council (WCLC)? If so, there are two remaining volunteer orientation times through the end of the year to learn more about how you can help our learners. We’re always in need of volunteer tutors to help learners one-on-one. Below are the following days and times for our “Volunteer […]

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Success Story: David and Wayne | Winnebago County Literacy Council

Success Story: David and Wayne

David and Wayne play games to build Wayne’s reading and writing skills. Recently when they met together they played Brain Quest. David says Wayne has an endless supply of jokes, facts, and stories. “He teaches me more than I teach him,” David said. Wayne enjoys science. Books about science are his favorite. Outside reading, Wayne likes […]

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Success Story: Andrew and Tony | Winnebago County Literacy Council

Success Story: Andrew and Tony

Andrew and Tony have been meeting together for about a year and a half. Andrew has seen improvement in Tony since they first started. Tony’s biggest goal is to be able to read to his 3-year old daughter, so Andrew and Tony are working on phonics, spelling, and words. Andrew says being a tutor is […]

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Fall 2017 Tutor Training Sessions } Winnebago County Literacy Council

Fall 2017 Tutor Training Sessions

If you are a tutor at the Winnebago County Literacy Council, or you’re not yet but would like to be, there will be three informational workshops that will be helpful as you continue to support your learner. Tutor Coordinator Dana Koch will lead the following fall sessions: Workshop #1: Ways to Teach Reading Comprehension and […]

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Success Story: Gary and David | Winnebago County Literacy Council

Success Story: Gary and David

Gary has been a learner at the WCLC for over 10 years. This summer he is signed up for the summer reading program at the library. He loves to read about animals. Gary works on his reading and math skills with David; he has his own math books and he learned how to use a […]

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New Study Examines Economic Benefits of Refugees

When conversation about refugees begins, it generally centers on safety and security. Less talked about – and just as, if not more important – are the benefits refugees bring to American communities, especially in terms of local economies. A June 2017 report by New American Economy examines exactly that. On its website, New American Economy […]

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Winnebago County Literacy Council | Celebrating Refugees, By the Numbers

Celebrating Refugees, By the Numbers

Today – Tuesday, June 20, 2017 – is World Refugee Day. Take a moment to consider the numbers behind the world refugee crisis. According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR): Each day, 28,300 people are forced to flee their home because of conflict and/or persecution. Approximately 65.6 million people have been forcibly displaced, worldwide. […]

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Summer 2017 Volunteer Orientation Times | Winnebago County Literacy Council

Summer 2017 Volunteer Orientation Times

Are you interested in volunteering with Winnebago County Literacy Council (WCLC)? If so, there are three upcoming volunteer orientation times through summer to learn more about how you can help our learners. We’re always in need of volunteer tutors to help learners one-on-one, too. Below are the following days and times for our “Volunteer Foundations” […]

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Winnebago County Literacy Council | Summer Classes 2017

Summer Classes Begin June 13th

It’s not too late to register for Winnebago County Literacy Council (WCLC) English Language Learning (ELL) classes for Summer 2017.  WCLC provides different classes: Family Literacy: Tuesdays, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Conversational English 1 Beginner: Thursdays, 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm Conversational English 2 Intermediate to Advanced: Wednesdays, 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm Homework […]

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