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It is our pleasure to share with you the following promising program practices, representing a cross-section of successful and innovative initiatives among Florida's adult and family literacy programs.

2010 Promising Practices:

Adult Learner Mentor and Orientation Programs

Program of the Lake County Library System Adult Literacy Program

Volunteer Literacy Tutor Trainings
Program of the Citrus County Library System Adult Literacy Program

Workplace ESOL Conversation Cafes
Program of the Literacy Council of Sarasota, Inc.

Adult Literacy Instruction with Motheread®
Program of the Orlando Tech Adult and Community Center

Adult Literacy Blogs
Sponsored by the Literacy Council of Manatee County, and the Florida Literacy Coalition

2009 Promising Practices:

eLearning Broward

A Program within the Sheridan Technical Center of the Broward County Public Schools.

ESOL for Adults
A Program of the Marion County Literary Council, Inc.

Lake Wales Family Literacy Coalition
An Initiative of The Family Literacy Academy of Lake Wales.

Lawyers for Literacy
A Program of the Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County.

The Workplace Literacy Program
A Program of the Collier County Public Library Literacy Program.


Special thanks the Florida Department of Education, Division of Career and Adult Education for supporting this project and to the organizations that are listed above for sharing their work and the secrets of their success.


SEEKING PROMISING PRACTICES:

Do you have a promising program practice that you would be willing to share?

     
Florida's Adult Literacy Resource Center is seeking five programs/projects to be featured on the Promising Practices in the Literacy Education section of the Resource Center’s website.  Please check out the 2009 featured programs at http://www.floridaliteracy.org/pp.html
  
The following criteria will be considered in the selection:

  • Evidence of effectiveness
  • Unique and/or innovative qualities
  • Ability to be replicated by other adult education, literacy, or family literacy providers

Selected programs will:

  1. Receive a Distinguished Literacy Program Recognition Plaque for your office
  2. Be recognized on Promising Practices in the Literacy Education section of the Florida’ Literacy Coalition’s (FLC) website
  3. Be featured in the Literacy News, FLC's state newsletter

If selected, you will be asked to:

  1. Provide additional information about your program and the featured “promising practice” such as, services provided, description of practice, challenges overcome, and the impact and effectiveness of the initiative.
  2. Be available to answer questions about your project from others in the field.

To submit your nomination, apply online here.
  
 
It's fine to nominate your own program, in fact we encourage it!
If you have questions email Greg Smith at smithg@floridaliteracy.org.
  
We know you are doing great things and we would love to hear about them. Thank you for sharing!



 

 

 

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