This Conference is geared toward tutors and students, but it may have some useful information that libraries could use. Check it out at http://www.lvillinois.org/OntheRoadtoLiteracy.asp
The Literacy Volunteers of Illinois are hosting the “On the Road to Literacy Conference” on Saturday, April 21, 2012 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location: The University of Illinois at Chicago Center for Literacy
Education, Performing Arts and Social Work Building, 1040 W. Harrison,
Chicago, IL 60607.
Whether you’re staff, a tutor, or an adult learner, there is always something for everyone at LVI and the UIC Center for Literacy’s On The Road To Literacy conference.
Twenty-plus workshops in a variety of areas will explore strategies, techniques, materials and games to build your vocabulary, pronunciation, conversation, comprehension, reading, writing, and computational skills in or out of tutoring sessions.