CNCS/LEARNS Institute for Youth- and Education-Focused Volunteer Programs

Posted by on July 30, 2007

Final days to cash in on the special early bird registration rate for the CNCS/LEARNS Institute for Youth- and Education-Focused Volunteer Programs. Registration is filling up fast. Register by July 31st to receive the reduced rate!

Early bird registration before July 31, 2007
After July 31, 2007, rate increases

For detailed event information, go to:

September 18-19 in Portland, OR

If you recruit, train, or supervise volunteer mentors or tutors or work with youth in disadvantaged circumstances, don’t miss this interactive training event. Join us to discover new ways to strengthen your mentoring, tutoring, literacy, or after-school program.

We welcome staff of national service mentoring, tutoring, literacy, and out-of-school time programs and program partners, including Federal Work Study tutoring coordinators, 21st Century Community Learning Center site coordinators, school partners, and others.

Mentoring, tutoring, and after-school experts will deliver dozens of interactive workshops. Connect with past favorites or work with new experts from across the country.

Dr. Elaine Johnson

LEARNS Trainers from Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory (NWREL) and Bank Street College of Education: Judith Gold, Nancy Henry, Nicky Martin, Amy Cannata, R?ndi Douglas, Erich Stiefvater

Partner: Oregon Mentors

Interactive sessions will focus on two areas: training and volunteer development, and program development and refinement. To view a list of sessions go to:

Hotel & Ground Travel
The event will be held at the Holiday Inn Portland – Downtown/Convention Center. For more information about the hotel and ground travel go to:

To learn more about LEARNS visit us on the Web at:

LEARNS is a partnership of the Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory and the Bank Street College of Education. We are funded by the Corporation for National and Community Service to provide training and technical assistance to projects focused on tutoring, mentoring, literacy, and out-of-school time.

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