Annual Toolkit for Tutors & Teachers

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Saturday, October 28, 2017

8:15 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Eastern Maine Community College, Bangor

Registration Opens October 2nd!

Join us as  we increase our understanding about building resiliency with our students.

Kevin Mannix and Linda Rota

This year, keynote speakers Kevin Mannix and Linda Rota, will present their book Weathering Shame and discuss how childhood trauma influences adult behaviors and choices.

Kevin Mannix is best known as one of Maine's most popular television meteorologist for over 25 years.

Linda Rota, LSW, has 30 years of experience as a social worker and has worked extensively with issues around child abuse prevention, substance abuse, and mental health.

Do you teach adults? 

If you teach adults within a Literacy Volunteers organization, adult education program, or at a college or university, please join us for this provocative, day-long conference that supports and invigorates educators of adult students.

Workshops topics include:

  • Teaching Writing as a Thinking Process

  • Working with Advanced-Level English Language Learners

  • Strengthening Executive Function

  • Poetry for Everyone

  • Linking Spelling & Phonological Awareness

  • Framework for Collaborative Tutoring in Writing

  • Poverty & the Adult Learner

  • Bangor's New MultiCultural Center

  • and more!

  • Why should YOU attend?

  • Learn best practices in educating adults
  • Gain hands-on tools to use with your students immediately
  • Earn 5.5 CEH credits
  • Registration costs are affordable:

  • – FREE for volunteers who bring their own lunch      
    – $10 for volunteer tutors who purchase lunch           
    – $35 for adult educators, K-12 teachers, staff members and others

    Registration opens Monday, October 2nd!

    Past Years


    2016 Conference Schedule, Workshop Descriptions, and Presenters

    2015 (Fall)

    2015 Conference Schedule, Workshop Descriptions, and Presenters

    2015 (Spring)

    2015 Conference Schedule and Workshop Descriptions

    About the 2015 Toolkit Presenters


    2014 Conference Schedule and Workshop Descriptions

    About the 2014 Toolkit Presenters


    2013 Conference Schedule & Workshop Descriptions

    About the 2013 Toolkit Presenters