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Training Opportunities for Volunteers

Training Opportunities for Volunteers

Please view the 2019-20 Volunteer Orientation training document.

Minnesota Literacy Council training opportunities are available to all tutoring volunteers. 


  1. ABCs of Reading
  • ABCs of Reading is a three-hour, hands-on workshop that will equip you with lots of practical and fun tools to use when helping K-3rd grade children learn to read.
    • Friday, January 25, 2019 – 9 a.m. – 12 noon
    • Tuesday, February 19, 2019 – 6 – 9 p.m.
    • Friday, March 22, 2019 – 9 a.m. – 12 noon
    • Monday, April 15, 2019 – 6 – 9 p.m.
  1. Homework Helper
  • Grades 4-12 are a critical time for our kids. With Homework Helper, in just 2 ½ hours, you can help them finish homework, learn vocabulary, understand texts and improve writing!
    • Tuesday, February 13, 2019 – 6 – 8:30 p.m.
  1. Online Workshops
  • Now you can attend a literacy council workshop anytime with digital versions of Tutoring Basics and Foundations of Intercultural Development! To get started, visit online.themlc.org to create an account and then contact Julia at jmaiuri@mnliteracy.org to get enrolled into a course.

Please follow the links above to see events and to register.  All tutoring trainings are free and held at the Minnesota Literacy Council. They are committed to providing access for people of all abilities to our trainings and events. To request accommodations, please contact 651-251-9059 or jmaiuri@mnliteracy.org.