2010-2011 Achievements


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In 2010-2011, LVA served 269 learners in various capacities and tracked 108 learners who met at least 12 hours in smallgroup classes. Of these:

● 99 learners met personal goals: reading to grandchildren, managing their own bank accounts, using public transportation, reading mail, learning computers, reading theBible, etc.

● 55 learners met employment goals: learning to apply for jobs, meeting standards to enter job training programs, or retaining their jobs

● 12 unemployed learners got new jobs
● 48% of math class participants and 46% of reading class participants improved their state-mandated assessments scores by 2+ points

● 16 learners increased their reading or math by an entire grade level or more

● 6 learners graduated from our program and entered GED programs 

● 52 learners wrote personal stories and poems in our annual learning publication, Write from the Heart

● 140 volunteer tutors served over 2300 hours
Meet some of our learners

Read learners' stories in their own words in our literary magazine, Write from the Heart.
Monique Hall celebrates her 2010-2011 achievements, including a reading-level increase and a new job, with her daughter Zyra.
Shirley Ashley shows off her new ability to read the Bible, reading a Psalm for 150 people at the annual Learner-Tutor Recognition Ceremony.