LEARN Workshop Oct. 5, 2016, at Schaumburg Library

LEARN will Host an ESL Workshop at Schaumburg Library, 130 S. Roselle Rd., on October 5, 2016, funded by a RAILS Networking CE grant. The workshop, called “Serving the Literacy/ESL User,” will include four one-hour presentations, plus an overview of our updated recommended resources list.

9:00 Welcome & Refreshments
Helen Stewart (Schaumburg Library) and Jean Demas (Lisle Library)

9:15 WorkNet, JobLink, and Beyond: Resources for Work Readiness and Employment
by Laurie Martin (professional development specialist at the Adult Learning Resource Center)

10:15 Break

10:30 Reaching to Non-native English Speakers in Your Community
by Laurie Martin

11:30 Recommended Resources and Overview of Chicago’s Digital Learn Chicago.digitallearn.org

12:00 Lunch

12:45 Community Partnerships and Other Trends in ESL and Adult Literacy
by Kristin Lahurd (literacy officer, American Library Association)

1:45 Break

2:00 How to Keep Literacy Alive During Tough Economic Times
by Beth Paoli (literacy consultant, Illinois State Library)

To register, email Joe Popowitch at joep@ippl.info.

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