Volunteer Appreciation Week

Did you know that Literacy Action has over 200 volunteers who help us serve our students?

Volunteer Appreciation Week is during the month of April, and we are gearing up for a celebration of those who help further our mission and empower students every day.

What Our Students Say:

You Help Us Change Lives...One Word At A Time

Mr. Mel is the best; I have learned so much from him. ” – ESOL 2

“I am excited about the new teachers here; they are really good teachers and all of my friends say their classes are great and interesting.” – ESOL 5                                       
Mrs. Mary is so patient and nice; all of my English is good because of her.” – Parent Engagement Cross Keys                                                                                                            
Mrs. Stephanie is fun. She really makes us think about new and different things.” –ESOL 5

"The Wells Fargo people were so nice. I learned a lot about my banking I did not know"- Math 4

 

Our Teachers Brag On You Too!

Because of Maya's experience, the class is able to be split into different groups to differentiate and provide more targeted instruction. Her energy, rapport, and ability to contextualize and explain material is fantastic. She is definitely making an impact!
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Maya N.
Reading & Writing 1
Candis has taken her experience and dedication and elevated the language ability of the ESOL 1 students. Candis demonstrates excellence in planning, instruction and commitment.
Candis
Candis B.
ESOL 1
Nicole has stepped up on several occasions to substitute. She’s brought in copies of photographs and paintings from the High Museum collection to share with students, which provoke thoughtful discussions. Her authenticity and curiosity is contagious!
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Nicole C.
Reading
Every morning before class, Dawn writes an inspirational quote on the board. She helps create a classroom community and models what the lead teacher, Jacque C., calls, “emotional leadership.” 

 

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Come Celebrate With Us!

We are hosting a Volunteer Social on Wednesday, April 26, at Twain's Brewpub & Billiards from 6:00 to 7:30 pm in Downtown Decatur. As we close out the semester, we want to appreciate you and offer the opportunity to connect with other volunteers.

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