ERIC Number: ED378383
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Best Practices. A Resource Book for Volunteer Tutor Program Coordinators.
Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, Olympia.
Gathered from practitioners in Washington state, this resource book contains composite lists of volunteer tutor management ideas and practices for teachers of literacy and English as a second language. The guide brings together into one reference work the ideas and resources gathered from 28 programs. The guide is organized around the three major sections of the Washington state standards for high quality volunteer adult tutoring programs: management, students, and volunteers. Included in the management section are ideas and practices related to the following: mission statements, program goals, governance, community relations, resource development, liability, personnel management, facilities, and management evaluation. The students section covers the following: student outreach, first contact with students, student intake, student assessment, student orientation, matching tutors and students, ongoing support, student participation, and student evaluation. In the volunteers section of the guide, the following lists are included: volunteer recruitment, job descriptions, volunteer intake, volunteer interviews, volunteer orientation, training, ongoing support, materials, support contact, and volunteer evaluations. (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Students, Community Relations, Educational Facilities, Educational Practices, Educational Resources, Evaluation Methods, Literacy Education, Program Administration, Student Evaluation, Student Recruitment, Tutoring, Volunteer Training, Volunteers
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, Olympia.
Identifiers - Location: Washington