The Adult Education program at Spoon River
College is seeking volunteers to help in the GED classrooms in Canton and in
Melissa Koke, advisor for the program, said she
is looking for volunteer tutors to work with students, mainly one on one, to help
improve their reading and math levels.
“We currently only have four tutors for both
Canton and Havana,” said Koke. “Ideally, we would like to have two tutors for
According to Koke, the time commitment is
approximately 1-2 hours per week.
In Havana, the GED classes are held on Tuesday
and Thursday from 8:30-11:30 a.m., and from 4:30-7:30 p.m. In Canton, classes
meet on Monday and Wednesday from 9-noon, and from 5-8 p.m., and on Tuesday and
Thursday from 9-noon.
For more information about being a volunteer
tutor, contact Melissa Koke at (309) 649-6229 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Spoon River College offers free GED preparation
classes in Canton, Havana, Rushville and Macomb, and most sites offer morning
and evening classes. For more
information about GED classes and the other services offered through the Adult
Education program, visit www.src.edu.