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Tutor Training Workshops

Our fall Tutor Training Workshops will be conducted from September 14 though November 14. All sessions will be conducted at the LVVS office: 61 Goodspeed Drive, Westbrook, CT (the lower level of the Westbrook Public Library).

Each trainee must elect to attend the morning session or the evening session. Attendance is required at all sessions. And the registration deadline is September 1.

Here’s the complete schedule:

A.M. Session        P.M. Session
Thursday, September 14                           9:30 to 11:30         7:00 to 9:00
Tuesday, September 19                            9:30 to 11:30         7:00 to 9:00
Thursday, September 21                           9:30 to 11:30         7:00 to 9:00
Tuesday, September 26                            9:30 to 11:30         7:00 to 9:00
Tuesday, October 3                                   9:30 to 11:30         7:00 to 9:00
Tuesday, October 24                                 9:30 to 11:30         7:00 to 9:00
Tuesday, November 14                             9:30 to 11:30         7:00 to 9:00

Please call 860-399-0280 — or email jargersinger@lvvs.org — for more information.

Available Students

These are the students presently available for tutoring. Your trainers will give you more information about contacting them during your Training Workshops:

  1. N.O. A woman in her early 30s, originally from Ecuador, living in Clinton, she has a high school education, with strong English reading and listening skills. Her speaking and writing need work but have improved in the last year since working with a tutor. Her current tutor, who can no longer work with her, says she is an eager learner with a sweet and earnest disposition. She works Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. in Old Saybrook. Her tutor has been working with her at her job on Wednesday evenings. Added 11/10/16
  2. M.N. A woman in her early 60s, originally from the former Soviet republic of Georgia, she’s been in the U.S. for 12 years and works as a live-in caretaker in Niantic. She’s intelligent, has completed University, and comprehends English well but sometimes struggles to express herself. Her reading and writing can use improvement. She’s available to be tutored in Niantic at her employer’s home. Since her time is flexible, her tutor can contact her to set up tutoring schedule. Added 1/25/17.
  3. C.M. A woman in her late 50s originally from Ecuador, living in Westbrook, she’s been in the U.S for 9 months, is unemployed, and speaks no English. She’s available for tutoring after 5 p.m. at the Westbrook Library. Added 3/8/17.
  4. C.P. An American-born woman in her mid-40s, living in Westbrook, who’s completed high school and has Basic Reading skills. She has a developmental disability but can read and write some basic English words. She can be a bit shy with new people. But she has a great sense of humor and a willingness to learn and communicate once she’s comfortable. She’d like to improve her reading to recognize signs at shops and restaurants, to read cards from friends and family, and to send emails. She’s available for tutoring after 3 p.m. on Wednesdays, Fridays, or on weekends at the Westbrook Library. Added 3/8/17.
  5. C.V. A man in his mid-30s, originally from Honduras, living in Westbrook, he’s been in the U.S. for six years, is married to an American woman, and has a baby daughter. He’s taken some English classes and speaks English fairly well but would like to speak more proficiently and improve his writing skills. He’s available for tutoring after 4 p.m. on weekdays and anytime on the weekends. Added 4/20/17.
  6. D.S. A woman in her early 30s, originally from Puerto Rico, living in Chester, she’s been in U.S. for some time. She’s studied English for 2 months, is unemployed, and is seeking employment. She’d like to learn English to help her son with his homework and to communicate better with his teacher. She’s available for tutoring at any time in the Chester, Deep River, or Essex libraries. Added 05/16/2017.
  7. K.I. A man in his late 30s, originally from Japan, in the U.S for three years, living in Branford, and working as a researcher at Yale. He’d like to improve his communication skills and is available for tutoring once a week in Branford or Guilford. Added 05/16/2017.
  8. C.R. A man in his early 60s, originally from South Korea, in the U.S. for three years, living in Guilford, with a Ph.D. in Divinity. He’s studied English for five years and works part-time at a beauty supply company. He’d like to improve his communication skills and his grammar, is available any time, and is willing travel to Madison or Old Saybrook. Added 05/16/2017.
  9. M.A. A woman in her late 30s, originally from Honduras, in the U.S. for 12 years, living in Clinton. She’s employed as a housekeeper, is eager to learn, and is available any time on Sunday or Tuesday afternoons at Hull Library. Added 05/16/2017.
  10. M.A. A woman in her early 60s, originally from Peru, in the U.S. for 27 years, living in Clinton, and self-employed. She’d like to improve her pronunciation and basic writing skills and is available in the evenings at Clinton Library. Added 05/16/2017.
  11. G.R. A woman in her 50s, originally from Ecuador, in the U.S. for 14 years, living in Clinton, and working in a restaurant. She speaks fluently and comprehends well but she would like to improve her writing skills and complete her GED equivalent. She’s available for Monday or Tuesday mornings in Clinton at HCH library. Added 05/16/2017.
  12. N.O. A woman in her early 20s, originally from India, in the U.S. for two months, living in Old Saybrook. She studied English for five years, is currently unemployed, but worked as a teacher in India. She’s available mornings from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Old Saybrook Library. Added 05/16/2017.
  13. P.O. A woman in her early 20s, originally from India, in the U.S. for two months, living in Old Saybrook. She studied English for five years, is currently unemployed, but worked as a teacher in India. She’s available mornings from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Old Saybrook Library. Added 05/16/2017.
  14. M.L. A woman in her early 70s, originally from India, in the U.S. for 50 years, living in Westbrook, and speaks English fluently. She’d like to improve her reading and writing skills, which are extremely limited. She had very little education in India and does not read or write in her native language. She is friendly, engaging, and eager to learn. She’s available on Wednesdays or Thursdays at the Westbrook Library or another location. Added 7/31/17.
  15. C.U. A woman in her early 20s, originally from Honduras, in the U.S. for three years, living in Westbrook. She speaks and reads some English and works as a housekeeper. She attended school for 12 years in Honduras and enjoys reading. She’s available in the evenings or on weekends. Added 7/31/17.
  16. R.S.V. A woman in her late 30s, originally from Brazil, in the U.S. for 10 years, living in Westbrook. She’s had a tutor in the past and reads, writes, and speaks some English but would like to improve for her job. She’s mornings at the Westbrook Library. Added 8/1/17.
  17. A.R. A man in his late 20s, originally from Ecuador, in the U.S. for eight years, living in Branford. He reads, writes, and speaks English well but would like to improve his fluency to help obtain his citizenship. He’s had a tutor in the past, who had to discontinue. He’s eager to keep working, is a personable young man, and is willing to meet wherever it’s convenient for his tutor. Added 8/1/17.
  18. V.C. A woman in her early 30s, originally from Ecuador, in the U.S. for two years, living in Essex. She speaks English conversationally and would like to improve to interact with her customers better. She’s had a tutor in the past and is familiar with the tutoring process. She’s very sweet and eager to learn and is available Mondays or Tuesdays, morning or afternoon, at the Essex Library. Added 8/1/17.

Tutor Hours Reporting Form

Please complete this form for every month you spend tutoring your student. If you tutor more than one student, please fill out a form for each of them.


Session Details

Tutoring Hours
The time you spent teaching

Preparation Hours
The time you spent planning and preparing your lessons

Administrative Hours
The time you spent traveling to tutoring sessions and/or to any LVVS training programs or other events.


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