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HCC Adult Education Program seeks volunteers

The Highland Community College Adult Education Program is seeking volunteers to tutor adults in Highland’s district. Volunteers tutor math, reading, writing or English as a Second Language. All interested individuals are encouraged to attend a session held in two communities.

The following meetings will be held:

  • Tuesday, April 23, 2 to 3 p.m., Mt. Morris Public Library, 105 S. McKendrie Ave., Mt. Morris, Ill.
  • Tuesday, April 30, 2 to 3 p.m., Savanna Public Library, 326 3rd St., Savanna, Ill.

The informational meetings will address questions, including: What does a volunteer tutor do?, How much time does it take?, and What experience do I need?

The support and encouragement tutors provide is a key influence in the lives of students.  Students show greater achievement when they have individual instruction. By volunteering an hour or twice a week, tutors are a source of inspiration.

The program is rewarding for the volunteers as well. Volunteer tutors help their communities by improving the lives of residents, one person at a time. Volunteers tutor when it is convenient – morning, afternoon or evening and in an academic subject area they enjoy.

For more information about these meetings, please call 815-599-3460.

This project was made possible by a grant awarded by the Illinois State Library (ILS), a division of the Office of Secretary of State, using state funds designated for literacy. The Highland Community College Adult Education program is an equal opportunity educator and employer.

Highland Campus

2998 W. Pearl City Rd. Freeport, IL 61032

815.235.6121

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