WHO WE ARE

Literacy Volunteers of Eastern Connecticut is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit, volunteer-based organization.

Our mission is to assist English students and new Americans in learning to read, speak, and understand English so that they can thrive in America as residents, parents, employees, and business owners.

 

WHAT WE OFFER

- Free English literacy services:

  • Conversation groups

  • Computer-assisted learning

  • Tutoring for New American adults desiring to speak and understand English 

- Free 1-on-1 personalized tutoring for adult English speakers who desire to learn to read and speak English. 

- Great opportunities to volunteer! Just fill out the contact form below.

 

GET INVOLVED

 

 Would you like to support our efforts? Choose to volunteer as a:  

 

  • Tutor: Work with one or several learners of similar ability 

  • Conversation Group Facilitator: Work on speaking skills with larger groups of learners 

 

To become a LVEC Volunteer, we ask that you:

  1. Have proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing English

  2. Be patient, flexible, and sensitive to the needs and abilities of non-English speaking and functionally illiterate adults

  3. Contact us below.  

  4. Complete our free professional tutoring training!


 

Learning is like rowing upstream, not to advance is to drop back. 

– Chinese Proverb

“Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.”

-Fredrick Douglass

To have another language is to possess a second soul.

– Charlemagne

“The limits of my language means the limits of my world.” 
― Ludwig Wittgenstein

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.”

-Dr. Seuss

 

LVEC located at Otis Library 

261 Main St

Norwich, CT 06360, USA

CONTACT US

(860) 886-9096

LVEC Board of Directors

Jerold A. Sinnamon, President 
Linda Bonnell, Secretary 
Robert D. Farwell 
Janice Knudsen 
Edward H. Perl 

Nancy Stuart