Reserve your space at Learning Conference on September 16

The Literacy Office of the Alachua County Library District will hold its third annual Learning Conference Friday, September 16, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Headquarters Library.

Bryan Terry, Ph.D., assistant professor and state volunteer specialist in the Department of Family, Youth and Community Sciences at the University of Florida (UF), will discuss how to retain and effectively utilize volunteers. He received a BS in Economics from UF, a MBA from Kansas State University and Ph.D. in Extension Administration at UF. 

Additional sessions will address intervention for struggling/dyslexic readers and a faith-based program for job seeking, retention and understanding the value and role of work.

Program coordinators from neighboring library systems, school districts, faith-based organizations and community non-profits – both paid staff and volunteers –are welcome to attend. The conference is free and open to anyone interested in the success of non-traditional learners including students and their families.

For more information or to reserve a seat at this free conference contact the Library District’s Literacy Coordinator Theresa Sterling at (352) 334-3929 or


If a person with a disability needs an accommodation in order to participate in this event he or she is entitled, at no cost to him or her, to the provision of certain assistance.  Please contact the Alachua County Library District at 352-334-3910 at least three (3) days prior to the event.  TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service). 


Posted by NickieK on September 2, 2016