A Moment in the Life of an LVG Tutor
A Story of Success
Veteran tutor Christine McGrath of Litchfield shares information at a 2010 tutor training session with Rick Slivka of New Milford in foreground, and Randy DiPentima of Kent and Jay Frank of New Preston at left. LVG tutors come from 19 surrounding communities.
Connecticut’s first Iraqi refugees — Board member and veteran tutor Sue McWhinnie, far right, shares a moment with Dr. Nafie Abtan and his wife, Suahair al Shammari, who were brought to this country by IRIS (Integrated Refugee & Immigration Services, based in New Haven) and tutored by LVG. Special thanks are due to the Brookfield Congregational Church, which sponsored the family.
Hi, Rita and Anne!
I’m now an American citizen!!!
Here’s a picture from my oath ceremony in Hartford.
Best regards, Natasha
Rita Guariglia and Anne Maitland are co-founders of LVG. Natasha has been an LVG student for the past five years and took both English and citizenship classes.
2010 LVG Tutoring by the Numbers
1 Basic Literacy Tutor Training Session 2 ESL Tutor Training Sessions 32 New Tutors 74 Active Tutors
4,000 hours of instruction, equivalent to $72,000 in educational services donated to the community
Mary Sabia Allaire
Margaret Ann Roth
Arley Gray -
ESL Tutor Trainer
Patricia Buchanan -
Basic Literacy Trainer
Thank you to our Tutors and Volunteers