ERIC Number: ED378384
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Best Practices Samples. A Companion to 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 samples of actual program materials used by teachers of literacy and English as a Second Language. The program materials were gathered from 28 programs in the state and are organized around the three major sections of the Washington state standards for high quality volunteer adult tutoring programs: management, students, and volunteers. In the management section, sample materials provided include the following: program goals and objectives; board member job descriptions, public relations materials, staff job descriptions, staff orientation and training activities; staff evaluation activities; program evaluation input from students, volunteers, staff, and others; and evaluation process activities. Student section samples are as follows: student outreach materials; student goals lists; student self-assessment tools; student program orientation activities; contracts; and student evaluation activities. The volunteers section of the guide contains the following sample program materials: volunteer recruitment materials; program information for prospective volunteers, tutor job descriptions, volunteer orientation and recognition activities, volunteer support contact notices, methods of recording volunteer support contact, and volunteer evaluation tools. (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Students, Community Relations, Demonstration Programs, Educational Facilities, Educational Practices, Educational Resources, Evaluation Methods, Literacy Education, Models, 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