Literacy Networking

Kyle Eastman, Tutor for Stillwater Literacy Council

1. Can you share a personal story or experience that has had a significant impact on your commitment to adult literacy?


2. How do you personally stay motivated and engaged in your work, especially during challenging times?

I try to remember how crucial the skill of reading is. I often take it for granted – until I remember a student who can read road signs, or a menu, or a love note from his girlfriend.

3. Can you describe the specific programs and services your organization offers to support adult learners and promote literacy skills (i.e., ESL, Literacy, Citizenship, HSE, Digital, Health, and how they are delivered, i.e., one-on-one, small groups, classes)?


4. Could you share a specific success story of an adult learner who has gone through your program and achieved significant

I try to engage in conversation about them and their lives apart from reading – to build a rapport or friendship in addition to being a tutor.

5. What is your most effective method to recruit new students?


6. How do you keep your current students engaged so that they keep attending classes?


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