Schools and literacy programs seek volunteers to help...

Volunteers needed

December 13, 1998

Schools and literacy programs seek volunteers to help children and adults improve reading skills and assist in related projects.

Among them are:

Baltimore County's adult education program, run through the public schools and community college system, to work with adults in reading, math, General Educational Development studies and the English for Speakers of Other Languages program. Tutoring takes place during day and evening hours at locations across the county. Tutor training sessions, consisting of two three-hour classes, are planned in January, February and March. Information: June McCauley, 410- 887-5442.

GBMC Family Support Center, 1200 E. Fayette St., Baltimore, for a General Educational Development program for young adults, most of whom read between fourth-grade and sixth-grade level and have below-average math skills. Hours are 9: 30 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 3: 30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Volunteers also are needed to assist a computer class from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Mondays, and to teach job-readiness skills from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Thursdays. Contact: Dorothy Sawyer, director, 410-522-7826.

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: 12/13/98

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