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STEAM-ED student leaders joined other volunteers from SMSU, Marshall High School, and the community at a Food4Kids packing event – MLK Day 2016

We are recruiting volunteers for all programs. An all-day tutor training will be scheduled for 20 February 2016, and an evening training is currently being planned. We will post locations and times soon!

We will be offering a new program on Monday mornings in partnership with ECFE for families who speak primarily Spanish who have children up to 5 years of age.  This class will combine parent and child time together with English class for adults. Please call 507-401-7337 for more information.

Our schedule for February 2016:

Drop-in tutoring for adults meets on Tuesdays  from 7 to 9 p.m. at St. Stephen Lutheran Church, 1301 South 4th Street, Marshall, MN. During the winter, be sure to check http://www.marshallradio.net/weather/  to see if we have canceled class due to winter road conditions.

Tech Tutors will be at the Marshall-Lyon County Library on Fridays from 3 to 5 p.m. .

ECFE/Karen Family Litercy will meets on Fridays from 12:30-2:30 pm in the ECFE Classroom of Marshall School District when school is in session

STEAM-ed at Marshall Middle School will meets on Mondays and Wednesdays after school when school in in session.

We welcome questions from potential learners and volunteers. Please email us at literacy.swmn@gmail.com or call at 507-401-7337 for more information.

NAVIGATING OUR SITE: If you’re looking for a tutor, click  For Learners. If you are interested in tutor training, click  For Tutors.  If you’d like to know more about other volunteer opportunities, click  Volunteering.

We work with adult learners who are at least 17 years old and no longer in high school.  We offer tutoring in reading, writing, speaking, listening,  math, computer use, GED (high school equivalency) preparation, or English for non-native speakers.  For more information, please click  For Learners.

Tutors  receive professional training and continuing education.  Anyone 18 or older who can read, write, and speak English well can be trained as a literacy tutor. Tutors do not need to be professional teachers or have a college degree.  Potential tutors complete a registration form and are required to participate in an interview.  For more information, please click  For Tutors.

Our website still waits patiently for us to update it and make it more user-friendly. Thank you for also waiting!

Our mission is to support the literacy goals of adults and families living in Southwest Minnesota through personalized quality tutoring, community partnerships, and advocacy.