Saturday, April 8, 2017
University of Illinois at Chicago
1040 W. Harrison St. - Lower Level
Chicago, IL 60607

Whether you're staff, a tutor, or a basic ESL or GED student at the beginning, intermediate, or advanced level, there is always something for everyone at the Literacy Volunteers of Illinois and UIC Center for Literacy's annual On the Road to Literacy Conference.  Twenty-plus workshops in a variety of areas will explore strategies, techniques, and materials to use to build vocabulary, pronunciation, conversation, comprehension, reading, writing, handwriting, and computational skills in or out of tutoring sessions.

8:30 a.m. Registration
9:00 a.m. Opening Session
9:30 a.m. Round 1 Workshops
10:30 a.m. Round 2 Workshops
11:30 p.m. Lunch
12:30 p.m. Round 3 Workshops
1:30 p.m. Closing Session & Awards Presentation

Click here for a complete list of workshop descriptions! 


 Please click below to download the following forms:
Tutor Nomination letter
Tutor Nomination form in Word or PDF
Conference flyer
Conference brochure

Parking is available in Parking Lot 9 at 501 S. Morgan (enter on Morgan). Cost is $8.50 - pay as you exit. The location is accessible by CTA bus lines and the “L” as well as commuter trains. For driving and public transportation directions, visit:
Click here for registration information
Click here for list of workshops
Click here for information on this year's presenters
Literacy Volunteers of Illinois | 641 West Lake St, Suite 200 | Chicago, IL 60661
Phone: 312-857-1582 | E-mail: