ERIC Number: ED416876
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Bay County Public Library, Final Performance Report for Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA) Title VI, Library Literacy Program.
Hughes, Rachel; Coffield, Deanne
This final performance report for the Bay County (Florida) Public Library literacy project begins with a section that provides quantitative data about: (1) the size of the community served; (2) type of project; (3) targeted populations; (4) tutoring methods used; (5) measurement of student progress; (6) printed items produced; and (7) total numbers of adult learners served, learners receiving direct tutoring service, hours of direct tutoring service received, new volunteer tutors trained, current volunteer tutors trained, volunteer tutors involved, non-tutor volunteers recruited, service hours provided by non-tutors, librarians oriented to literacy methods and materials, and trainers of tutors trained. A narrative section indicates that project goals for 1992-93 were met or exceeded--71 new volunteer tutors were trained, 10 tutors received additional training, and 134 adult learners received 3,298 hours of tutoring service. Activities undertaken are described, including the hiring of a project coordinator; tutor training; contributions of other organizations; publicity; student recruitment, testing, and referral; volunteer recognition; continuing education for project staff; and material acquisition. Proposed and actual expenditures are compared. (MES)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC. Office of Library Programs.
Authoring Institution: Bay County Public Library, Panama City, FL.
Identifiers - Location: Florida
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Library Services and Construction Act