Tag Archives: ESL


Make a Difference in 2017!

Make a New Year’s resolution to make a difference in 2017! The Literacy Project of Eagle County needs adult volunteer tutors to work with adults through our one-to-one tutoring program, and teens through our Study Friends program. Our students are seeking help with their reading, writing, math, or English language skills. Continue reading


Welcome, Rebecca Burroughs!

Please join us in welcoming Rebecca Burroughs, The Literacy Project’s new ESL class instructor! Rebecca is an English and ESL teacher at Battle Mountain High School. She has also served as a part-time adjunct instructor in both English and ESL at Colorado Mountain College. Rebecca is a member of the Colorado Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (CoTesol). She brings her expertise to The Literacy Project as the instructor of our Monday and Saturday ESL classes at the Avon Public Library.

Q: In what ways has your teaching career led you to working with ESL/ESOL learners? Continue reading


New! Saturday ESL class at Avon Public Library


The demand for English as a Second Language (ESL) classes and one-on-one adult tutoring programs provided by The Literacy Project is at an all-time high.  In November, The Literacy Project will add a Saturday morning class for ESL learners at the Avon Public Library. The Saturday class will be offered in addition to our four ESL classes already in place throughout Eagle County.

“Adding a Saturday class in Avon will provide expanded access to literacy services for under-served communities and working families,” said Colleen Gray, Executive Director of The Literacy Project. Continue reading