|Sherry Bailey||889-0222||Winnipeg Volunteer Reading Aides|
|Joan Cheyne||1-785-8504||Selkirk Independent Learning Centre|
|Ron Hamerling||222-8205||Educational Support Centre/RRCC|
|Ruth Henry||488-3533||Winnipeg Volunteer Reading Aides - evening referrals for limited information re strategies, success, materials|
|Shirley Kozak||334-1305||Selkirk Independent Learning, Centre -evenings/weekends|
|Alain Parent|| 694-0517(h)
943-0918 (at literacy program)
|Beat the Street
-Sunday 6-10 pm; messages at program anytime; working with street people
|Lorna Sanders||832-1816||Winnipeg Volunteer Reading Aides|
|Rob Sarginson||1-482-6248||Selkirk Independent Learning Centre -afternoons/evenings - specially: reading, vocabulary building, language acquisition - also numeracy, basic computer literacy and "learning" software|
|Kazombwa Simbeya||489-8681||Journeys - Adult Program|
|Barb Thiessen||837-7038||Journeys - Adult Program|
|Kathryn Wiley||275-0146||Winnipeg Volunteer Reading Aides - days and early evening (before 8:00) - lesson planning and fun exercises|
Literacy Partners of Manitoba*
998-167 Lombard Ave
Winnipeg, MB R3B 0V3.
Phone: 947-5757 FAX: 944-9918
Contact: Marg Rose, Executive Director
Literacy Partners of Manitoba is the provincial association for literacy practitioners and volunteer literacy tutors. Literacy Partners of Manitoba runs training events for learners, tutors and instructors; operates a lending library; responds to the LEARN Helpline published in the Yellow Pages; publishes a provincial newsletter, Write On!, for members; publishes a biannual learner newspaper, The Manitoba Literacy Star; and does pilot projects in the field of literacy. Staff and volunteers also mount displays for public education events. Office hours are by appointment for consultation. Library hours are: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday 1:00-4:00 p.m. or by appointment. Call Bonita Cobb, Librarian.
* Literacy Partners of Manitoba was formerly known as Literacy Workers Alliance of Manitoba (LWAM).
Adult Literacy and Basic Skills Unit
(formerly Literacy and Continuing Education Branch)
410-185 Carlton St.
Winnipeg, MB R3C 3J1
Phone: 945-8247; FAX: 945-1792; Toll Free: 1-800-282-8069, Ext. 8247
The Adult Literacy and Basic Skills Unit of Manitoba Education and Training offers an extensive training and professional development program for volunteer tutors, new and experienced literacy practitioners. The Adult Literacy and Basic Skills Unit gives grants to part-time community-based literacy programs and provides ongoing support in the development and delivery of adult literacy programs. It also produces annually a Directory of Adult Literacy Programs in Manitoba and a booklet of Adult Literacy Training Events for volunteer tutors and practitioners. These are available on request free of charge.
Mary Lou Kuxhouse - Director
Robin Millar - Adult Learning Specialist: responsible for professional development
Judy Baker - Provincial Adult Literacy Coordinator
Sue Turner - Coordinator, Basic Education in the Workplace
Terry Lumb - Coordinator, Adult and Continuing Education
Marie Matheson - Rural Adult Literacy Coordinator
Phone: 1-204-726-6027; FAX: 1-204-726-6583; Toll Free: 1-800-262-3930
Room 107, 340 - 9th St., Brandon, MB R7A 6C2