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)
10:30 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
12:45 Community Partnerships and Other Trends in ESL and Adult Literacy
by Kristin Lahurd (literacy officer, American Library Association)
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.