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Get ready for NYU Gallatin's 10th annual Literacy Review workshops

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On Friday, Sep. 19, New York University Gallatin Writing Program’s 10th Annual Literacy Review Workshops in Teaching Writing to adult basic education and English for speakers of other languages students unfolds. The free event runs from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at NYU Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square South.

The series of professional development workshops target literacy instructors or teachers and volunteer tutors who want to explore new and different strategies and resources for teaching writing to ABE, ESOL, and high school equivalency (HSE) adult students. The workshops capture all literacy levels: beginner, intermediate, and advanced, and presenters are experienced adult literacy practitioners.

Coordinators of the annual event are June Foley (jaf3@nyu.edu), Writing Program Director and Literacy Review Advisor, NYU Gallatin School of Individualized Study; Hillary Gardner (hgardner@lagcc.cuny.edu), Acting Director of the Center for Immigrant Education and Training, LaGuardia Community College; and Terry Sheehan (theresasheehan@nypl.org), Literacy Site Advisor, New York Public Library Adult Learning Center at Seward Park and Tompkins Square.

Online registration for this popular event begins Monday, Sep. 8, at 9 a.m. Individuals have the option of registering for specific workshops or for the entire day. Participants can enjoy breakfast and lunch, free of charge, as well as the chance to network.

Sample workshops from previous events include:

  • Make It Messy! Helping Students with Revising; level: ESOL, ABE; low-intermediate
  • Writing about Values with Level One Learners; level: ESOL, beginner
  • Teaching with The New York Times; level: ESOL, ABE, intermediate and above

Contact any one of the coordinators for additional information.

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