Thank you to everyone who attended our Student & Tutor Banquet! We love this annual opportunity to celebrate the educational strides of our many learners and the big hearts of our dedicated volunteers. Along with the many learners who were presented certificates for their accomplishments, we would like to specifically congratulate this year's award winners:
Charles DeMarkus Keil, Volunteer of the Year
Stephen Potash, Tutor of the Year
Moe Hill, Start Now Tutor of the Year
Barbara Mitchell, Literacy Learner of the Year
Sokhom Chhay, English Language Learner of the Year
Kent Oliver, Ambassador of the Year
Thank you for your hard work ...
Here at the Nashville Adult Literacy Council we have new faces coming through our doors everyday, but here's a face you'll likely be running into more than once. We would like to give a big welcome to Chris Cornett, our new English Language Learning intern! Chris is currently studying at Middle Tennessee State University working towards his Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction, English as a Second Language. While interning with us, Chris will be assessing new learners, tutoring learners, facilitating Conversation Clubs, as well as assisting with class enrollments. We are so excited to have him working with us. Welcome, Chris! ...
Alys Venable has been a dedicated tutor to eight learners over the course of her eight years volunteering here at the Nashville Adult Literacy Council. She has worked with both literacy learners and English language learners in our One-on-One program and Start Now program. She initially tutored our learners at Davidson County Drug Court, a local rehabilitation center to help individuals in the court system for a drug or alcohol related charge to better their lives.
Besides the friendships that she developed with each of the learners she has worked with, Alys’ favorite part of tutoring with us is what she learned about learning. She discovered ...
Since August 2012, Charles Keil has been diligently using his Access expertise to refine our program database. After finding us through Hands On Nashville last summer, Charles was provided a hefty list of modifications needed to be made to the current database to greatly improve its function and precision. He has spent more than 20 hours working on our database. While his time amounts to an in-kind donation valued at over $2,000, his expertise and thorough work have been invaluable. Thank you so much, Charles, for your continued support!
Happy National Volunteer Week! We wanted to take this time to celebrate the thousands of volunteers we've worked with over the years. It is your dedication to the Nashville Adult Literacy Council that continues to make our program a success. If you're in one of our offices this week, be sure to pick up a thank you bookmark from our staff and learners.
Each year the Nashville Adult Literacy Council serves more than 1,500 learners with the help of more than 500 volunteer tutors. Find out how you can get involved!