Literacy tutor training Oct. 28
ALBANY, N.Y. (Oct. 10, 2017) –
There are still spots available in a free Oct. 28 training for people
who want to volunteer as elementary school reading tutors in the City
School District of Albany.
The training will be held from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 28 at
Harriet Gibbons Student Services Center, 75 Watervliet Avenue. Lunch and
a beverage will be provided.
Conducting the training will be the
Oasis Literacy Tutoring Program,
which pairs adult tutors with students in kindergarten-grade 4.
Volunteer tutors will meet with students once a week in one-to-one
sessions, and they will be provided with materials and support.
To register or learn more about the Oasis program and other volunteer
opportunities in the district, contact Volunteer Coordinator Fiona
Thompson at 475-6360 or
Once trained, volunteers will be invited to join experienced tutor teams
at elementary schools throughout the district.
The mission of the City School District of
Albany is to educate and prepare all students for
college and career, citizenship and life, in partnership with our
diverse community. The district serves
students in 18
elementary, middle and high schools. In addition to neighborhood
schools, the district includes several magnet schools and programs, as
well as other innovative academic opportunities for students,
including four themed academies at Albany High