ERIC Number: ED369879
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Elements of Quality: Volunteer Adult Tutoring Programs.
Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, Olympia.
This document, which was created by a work group of literacy program coordinators in the state of Washington, is designed for the following purposes: to provide a set of written standards for quality volunteer adult tutoring programs; to list criteria by which Washington's State Board for Community and Technical Colleges can award Volunteer Tutor Coordination grant monies and monitor grant recipients' performance; and to serve as a self-assessment tool for program coordinators and boards/advisory committees. The introduction explains the document's major purposes and defines relevant terms. Chapter 1 lists standards regarding the following elements of management of quality tutoring programs: mission statement, relevant goals, governance, community relations, resource development, financial management, personnel management, and facilities. Presented in chapter 2 are standards related to the following student elements: student outreach, recruitment, intake, and orientation; matching; and ongoing student support. Chapter 3, which deals with volunteers, contains standards related to volunteer outreach, recruitment, intake, and orientation; matching; and on-going volunteer support. Also included in chapters 1 through 3, respectively, are standards for evaluating programs from the standpoints of program management, students, and volunteers. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Reading Programs, Adult Students, Community Colleges, Educational Quality, Evaluation Criteria, Grants, Literacy Education, Orientation, Program Administration, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Recruitment, Services, State Standards, Student Evaluation, Teacher Evaluation, Tutoring, Two Year Colleges, Volunteers
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, Olympia.
Identifiers - Location: Washington