This year’s theme is: Theme: Partnerships and Strategies for Building Capacity
What a fabulous conference, as attested by one and all! We’ll keep adding images!
See you at the conference in Richmond tomorrow! Registration is from 9:30-10:30 AM!
Our opening speaker, Susan Fletcher, is a former GED student.
Over 93 people have signed up this year, which equals last year’s record.
Please note: Updated Information. The Virginia Literacy Leadership Council conference, sponsored by the Virginia Literacy Foundation (VLF), is the only statewide conference in Virginia expressly designed for teachers, program managers and administrators of nonprofit community-based literacy organizations. Workshops will deal with issues of concern for nonprofit programs in the areas of management and teaching the low level basic literacy and ESOL student. Organized by the Virginia Literacy Leadership Council (VLLC), a project of the VLF, this conference will promote best practices, networking, and capacity-building in all areas of concern to CBLOs.
“Literacy and Employability-A Partnership for the Future”
Opening Speaker, Thursday, February 21
After receiving her GED certificate, Susan Fletcher graduated in 1998 magna cum laude from Bluefield College with a bachelor’s degree in Organizational Management and Development. Ms. Fletcher currently serves as Chairman of the Louisa County Board of Zoning Appeals, Chair of Region Ten Community Services Board, Vice Chair of Louisa County Crime Solvers and is very active in her church.
Her story is an inspiration to the staff and students of all nonprofit literacy organizations in Virginia!
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Executive Director Boot Camp, or ED Boot Camp Details
The top four vote getters were:
- Technology: online tutoring resources and how to incorporate them into instruction-Victoire Sanborn
Interested parties are encouraged to bring their tablets or laptops
- Topic ideas for in-services and how they can extend tutor training
- Components of initial tutor training – sharing training ideas, discussion around successful ways to train volunteers, just in time training-Deanne Foerster
- Breakdown of the new GED 2014-Debbie Bergtholdt, State GED Administrator
Note: Each round table will be presented twice
For more details, read the hotel information in the sidebar or click on the tab at top entitled: 2013 VLLC conference to find a registration form.
This conference is sponsored by the Virginia Literacy Foundation
The 2013 VLLC Conference is scheduled for February 21 & 22 at the Sheraton Park South, Richmond.
For more conference information, click on this link.
Please vote for the round table topics you like. You may vote for them all or none or as few or many as you like. Voting will close on February 8th.
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The 2013 VLLC Conference is scheduled for February 21st and 22nd. This year’s theme is ““Literacy and Employability-A Partnership for the Future”. Be sure to mark your calendars!
We are accepting workshop proposals this year: Please click on the following links to download the documents. You have until September 15th to send in your proposals.
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David Baldacci spoke during the 2012 VLLC Conference awards luncheon about the need for literacy services in the 21st Century. This 15-minute video highlights his excellent speech on the topic. Video taken by Michael Frontiero, Public Relations Director with Virginia Commonwealth University.
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