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Family Literacy Parent Engagement: Influence of Social Media March 7, via Google Meet 24

$6

with Kelli Gilzow Stowell

Calendar Mar 7, 2024 at 7 pm, runs for 1 week

An online meet and greet to hold space for conversations surrounding your students. Topics surround family unit cohesion. Including subjects like the influence of social media, proactive vs reactive planning, dinner conversation starters, etc.

The link to your class will be on your registration receipt. 

Family Literacy Snowshoe & StoryTime Adventures March: Rosa Loves Cars W24
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Family Literacy Snowshoe & StoryTime Adventures March: Rosa Loves Cars W24

$6

with Kelli Gilzow Stowell

Calendar Mar 11, 2024 at 10:30 am, runs for 1 week

Monthly Storytime Adventures are curated to include a copy of the storybook for each child registered. A comprehensive craft to accompany the book, along with a take-home and follow-up for parents/guardians to continue the discussions from our Adventure together. The outdoors, movement, and opportunity for creative outlet are encouraged. These sessions are ideal for parents/guardians of children birth to 4 years. Parent/Guardian discussions will be monthly to discuss topics of how to integrate literacy into our lives with the assistance of Community Partners. Snowshoes are available for children and adults through WinterKids as part of their Loan Program. Please contact Kelli at kelli.gilzowstowell@augustaschools.org to reserve snow shoes. Pull-along snow sleds will be available for little too young for snowshoes.

Literacy Volunteers Tutor Orientation & Training W24

$6

with Virginia Marriner

Calendar Mar 12, 2024 at 5:30 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Are you interested in empowering others with the knowledge and skills needed to make a positive impact on their literacy development in a supportive and culturally responsive manner?

Literacy Volunteer Tutor Training is designed to equip individuals with the knowledge and skills needed to effectively support learners in improving their literacy skills in adult basic education (ABE) or English Language Learning (ELL).

The training covers various topics to ensure that tutors are well-prepared to work with learners of varying abilities and backgrounds. Tutors learn sound adult teaching strategies including lesson planning, effective communication, and motivational strategies all with a learner-centered approach.

There is a $10.00 material fee payable to the instructor at the start of class. 

Virginia Marriner is the Executive Director of Literacy Volunteers of Kennebec (LVK) and has held that position for the past 10 years where she works to ensure access to literacy services throughout the community. Virginia retired from 30 years in Maine public child welfare as DHHS Director of Child Welfare Policy and Practice, where she oversaw child protection, foster care, adoption, and kinship care and administered several federal programs associated with child welfare. Virginia is a graduate of the University of Maine, a Licensed Social Worker in the State of Maine, and a Notary Public. She is an independent consultant/grant reviewer for the federal Health and Human Services. Virginia sits on the Board of the Literacy For ME Team through the Augusta Schools.

Family Literacy April: Helping Hands: Recycling W24
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Family Literacy April: Helping Hands: Recycling W24

$6

with Kelli Gilzow Stowell

Calendar Apr 1, 2024 at 10:30 am, runs for 1 week

Monthly Storytime Adventures are curated to include a copy of the storybook for each child registered. A comprehensive craft to accompany the book, along with a take-home and follow-up for parents/guardians to continue the discussions from our Adventure together. The outdoors, movement, and opportunity for creative outlet are encouraged.

These sessions are ideal for parents/guardians of children birth to 4 years. Parent/Guardian discussions will be monthly to discuss topics of how to integrate literacy into our lives with the assistance of Community Partners.

Family Literacy Parent Engagement: Spring into Wellness April 4, via Google Meet W24

$6

with Kelli Gilzow Stowell

Calendar Apr 4, 2024 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

An online meet and greet to hold space for conversations surrounding your students. Topics surround family unit cohesion. Including subjects like the influence of social media, proactive vs reactive planning, dinner conversation starters, etc.

The link to your class will be on your registration receipt. 

Family Literacy May: Clive and His Hats W24
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Family Literacy May: Clive and His Hats W24

$6

with Kelli Gilzow Stowell

Calendar May 6, 2024 at 10:30 am, runs for 1 week

Monthly Storytime Adventures are curated to include a copy of the storybook for each child registered. A comprehensive craft to accompany the book, along with a take-home and follow-up for parents/guardians to continue the discussions from our Adventure together. The outdoors, movement, and opportunity for creative outlet are encouraged.

These sessions are ideal for parents/guardians of children birth to 4 years. Parent/Guardian discussions will be monthly to discuss topics of how to integrate literacy into our lives with the assistance of Community Partners.

Family Literacy Parent Engagement: Mood Exploration Day Time vs Night Time May 16, via Google Meet W24

$6

with Kelli Gilzow Stowell

Calendar May 16, 2024 at 7 pm, runs for 1 week

An online meet and greet to hold space for conversations surrounding your students. Topics surround family unit cohesion. Including subjects like the influence of social media, proactive vs reactive planning, dinner conversation starters, etc.

The link to your class will be on your registration receipt. 

Family Literacy June: First Time: Dentist W24
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Family Literacy June: First Time: Dentist W24

$6

with Kelli Gilzow Stowell

Calendar Jun 10, 2024 at 10:30 am, runs for 1 week

Monthly Storytime Adventures are curated to include a copy of the storybook for each child registered. A comprehensive craft to accompany the book, along with a take-home and follow-up for parents/guardians to continue the discussions from our Adventure together. The outdoors, movement, and opportunity for creative outlet are encouraged.

These sessions are ideal for parents/guardians of children birth to 4 years. Parent/Guardian discussions will be monthly to discuss topics of how to integrate literacy into our lives with the assistance of Community Partners.





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