Madison County Reads Ahead: Truett Named New Program Coordinator

(Madison County, NY – Nov. 2012) Madison County is fortunate to have lifetime local resident Tara Truett step up to lead Madison County Reads Ahead program. Pat Graham stepped down in September after a very successful tenure. Both she and past Program Coordinator Morris Atwood agree that Tara is perfect for the job. The transition […]

Madison County Reads Ahead Tutor Training Held in Morrisville

(Morrisville, NY – Sept. 2012) Madison County Reads Ahead, sponsor of one to one tutoring for adults, will offer a fall training workshop for tutors at Morrisville Public Library Community Room on Oct. 11, 16, 23, and 25 from 6 to 9 p.m.

The workshop will prepare tutors to assist adults in reaching their educational […]

Madison County Asks New York State for Immediate Mandate Relief at Mayday for Mandate Relief Event

(Wampsville, NY – May 21, 2012) Madison County Board of Supervisors Chairman John M. Becker was joined by his fellow Supervisors, business owners, community organizations, and local residents to call on New York State to enact immediate relief from unfunded mandates. As “Mayday” is recognized as an international call for help, Madison County leaders and […]

Madison County Reads Ahead Schedules Next Tutor Training

(Oneida, Chittenango, NY – April 2012) Many volunteer tutors have found it very rewarding to help another adult reach important educational and life goals. One tutor decided to take early retirement and had some time to volunteer.

“Tutoring has been an inspiration to me,” he said. “I have worked with four different students, and they […]

Students Receive GED with help from Tutors

Canastota Public Library news

By Elizabeth Totten

(Canastota, NY) On Thursday Jan. 12, the Canastota Public Library held a celebration for nine students who recently received their GED. These students all studied with tutors at the library through the Madison County Reads Ahead Adult Literacy Program.

The celebration included time with family, friends and tutors […]