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The 2023 South Plains Literacy Symposium is co-presented by Literacy Lubbock and Literacy Texas.
The symposium has the theme “Navigating the future of learning” and will be held on
at McKenzie-Merket Alumni Center, Texas Tech: 2521 17th St, Lubbock, TX 79409
Check-in for registered participants will open at 8:30 am and both breakfast and a working lunch will be provided.
This symposium is offered free of charge to educators, volunteer tutors, ESL teachers, and other library and nonprofit professionals who work in the fields of adult and family literacy.
See the schedule outline below, and find detailed descriptions of the workshops here.
CHECK-IN, BREAKFAST: 8:30 am – 8:50 am
WELCOME & INTRODUCTIONS: 8:50 am – 9:00 am
Session 1: 9:00 am – 10:30 am (90 min)
A is for Adult: An Introduction to Andragogy (Part 1)
Leave the Drama at the Door: Practical Problem-Solving Skills for Work (Part 1)
Session 2: 10:45 am – 12:15 pm (90 min)
A is for Adult: An Introduction to Andragogy (Part 2)
Leave the Drama at the Door: Practical Problem-Solving Skills for Work (Part 2)
WORKING LUNCH 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm (45 min) – Best Practices Discussion
Session 3: 1:00 pm – 2:15 pm (75 min)
Reach Them and Keep Them: Recruitment and Persistence (Part 1)
How to Combat Negativity With Team-Building for Everyone (Part 1)
Session 4: 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm (90 min)
Reach Them and Keep Them: Recruitment and Persistence (Part 2)
How to Combat Negativity With Team-Building for Everyone (Part 2)
FAREWELL & DOOR PRIZES
Schedule will be kept as current as possible but is subject to change; check back here for updates
Someone who attends the full symposium will receive 6.25 hours of PD credit.
Certificates of completion will be awarded after the event. Complete the survey after the training is finished to give your details and get your certificate. Surveys will be sent via email in the days following the symposium.
The Texas Center for Advancement of Literacy & Learning (TCALL)
The Texas Workforce Commission
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