Volunteer to help literacy

Sedona Literacy is in its 29th year of existence, and this could be its biggest year yet — that is, if the program gets the volunteers it needs.

“I want people to come see us in action,” Sedona Literacy Director Carolyn Fisher said. “It’s a great program, and it’s all one-on-one.”

Focusing on second- and third-graders at West Sedona School and Big Park Community School, Sedona Literacy trains tutors to intervene in the literacy education of children so that they can move from “learning to read to reading to learn,” according to Fisher. Volunteers need not come from an education background; instead, they must have only a passion for helping children.

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Source:: Sedona News

      

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