Training participants who will be volunteering in the state of Minnesota pay a nominal $35 registration fee. Trainees who will not be volunteering their time or who will be teaching English outside of Minnesota pay $50.
If you need assistance paying the registration fee, financial hardship waivers are available. Please contact Kelly Rynda at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
You'll receive a tutoring handbook with background information, activity ideas, and sample lesson plans plus on-going access to in-service workshops and tutoring materials.
Upon completion of this course, participants will:
- Receive a 12-hour Reading, Writing, Math and GED Tutor certificate, which meets the standards of the Minnesota Department of Education
- Be eligible to apply for any adult literacy volunteer position in the state of Minnesota
Is there an online version of the Pre-service Volunteer Training?
The Minnesota Literacy Council provides a free, self-paced online course “ABE/GED Classroom Volunteer Training” that takes approximately two hours to complete. There is no online version of the 12 Hour Pre-service Tutor Training. The interactive nature of the workshop makes it very difficult to provide a quality version of this training online. By request live training is available for any Adult Basic Education program in Minnesota with a minimum of 10 participants.