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Texas Literacy Needs – Annual Survey

We don’t ever want to work in a vacuum. 
And we always want the support we provide to be relevant.

So every year, we conduct an Annual Survey.
But – what exactly is it? And why should you bother responding?

Our Annual Survey asks Texas adult and family literacy providers what they need most. We ask a range of questions, looking both forward and back, to help figure out what we’re already doing that we should continue or expand, what we should change or stop doing, and what new ideas we should add to our activities.

This is your single best opportunity (but not your only opportunity!) to help influence our decisions for the coming year:

  • What should we focus on at regional symposia?
  • Who should we invite to present at the conference?
  • What other trainings and resources do you need?
  • What wild card ideas do you have that we should consider?

We use the results of the Annual Survey throughout the year – your responses influence regional symposia, online training, and our annual conference (among other things).

The 2023-24 Annual Survey has now closed.

The 2024-25 Annual Survey will open in May 2024.

Who should respond?
We’d welcome responses from anyone involved in Texas adult and family literacy programs, especially those at community-based organizations (non-federally funded programs). Please feel free to share the link to the Annual Survey with other Texas literacy folks. 
 
Some questions are specific to instructors, and some to program administrators – you can skip one of these sections if it doesn’t apply to you.
What is Literacy Texas hoping to learn?
We’re hoping to learn how Literacy Texas can be most effective over the coming 12 – 18 months. We want to know how we can support you best, and we particularly want to know how we can offer literacy training and support that’s convenient, effective, and fits your current needs. We’ll use your responses to help plan our regional symposia and annual conference, as well as other priorities and activities.

As a thank you for your time, you’ll be entered into a prize draw, with four winners to be announced after the survey closes. You’ll earn TWO entries if you complete the survey on or before June 28, and one entry if you complete it between June 29 and July 31, when the survey closes.

Make sure to include your name and contact info at the end if you want to have a chance to win a prize. Be assured, though, that your responses are confidential – no identifying information will be shared outside of Literacy Texas.

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Checked/updated: 5/20/24

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