Tutors needed

March 08, 1998

Area schools and literacy programs use volunteers to help children or adults improve reading skills. Among those in need of volunteers:

South Baltimore Learning Center, 28 E. Ostend St., a program offering one-on-one tutoring to adults. Volunteers age 18 or older, with a high school diploma or General Educational Development diploma and able to commit at least a year to the program, are sought to tutor students in basic reading, spelling and math skills. Contact: Amy Decker, 410-625-4215.

Greater Homewood Adult Literacy Program, 3501 N. Charles St., for a program serving those age 18 and older with one-on-one and small-group instruction in reading, writing, math and English for speakers of other languages. Hours are from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. Contact: Joanne Egan, 410-889-7927.

Baltimore Reading Aides, 6200 Loch Raven Blvd., for one-on-one tutoring of adults learning to read or trying to improve reading skills. Hours by arrangement. A workshop is planned March 28 for prospective tutors. Contact: Pat Edwards, tutor trainer and director, 410-435-7188.

The Learning Bank of COIL Inc., 1200 W. Baltimore St., to work with adults, whose ability ranges from pre-literacy to pre-GED. Hours are from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. weekdays. Contact: Cathy Foy, 410-659-5452.

Waverly Family Center, 829 Montpelier St., to work one-on-one with elementary school students on homework and reading. Hours are 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays. Contact: Jean Pollitt, 410-235-0555.

Maryland New Directions, 2220 N. Charles St., to work with adult literacy classes for GED students. Volunteers are needed from 9 a.m. to 3: 30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. Contact: Helen Stough, 410-235-8800.

If your school or organization is seeking volunteer reading tutors and would like to be included in this listing, call Sundial, 410-783-1800, and enter code 6130.

Pub Date: 3/08/98

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