Events

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Please note our next meetings. Hope to see you there!


January 2020 Tutor Training

The first class of trainees completing the new weekend training class format … nine new tutors ready to teach!

January 2020 Tutor Training


December 2019 Tutor Brunch

Susan Cruz hosted a delightful brunch and Santa Augustine gifted tutors with Gone Fishing, a story in verse.

December 2019 Tutor Brunch


November 2019 Tutor Talk

Tutors helped each other find solutions to teaching challenges and then dove in to a bounty of almost 400 new books provided by the Usborne Book drive. ALP Upstate's own Lauren McCullough also unveiled her first book in a decodable reader series, Tap Into Reading!

November 2019 Tutor Talk


All-In Foundation Supports Augustine

Dabo Swinney and Denise RubyOn November 6, 2018 the Dabo Swinney's All-In Foundation awarded ALP Upstate $3600 to purchase books to give to Augustine students and additional resources for tutors and trainees.



October 2019 Evening with Augustine Outreach Event

Several potential tutors joined us for fellowship, demo lessons, and PA games.

October 2019 Evening with Augustine Outreach Event


Summer 2019 Tutor Training

Eight days … Nine trainees … The ALP Upstate tutor family is growing!

Summer 2019 Tutor Training


Saturday Market Booth with a Cause

On May 18th Augustine Literacy Project was the featured non-profit organization at Greenville's Saturday Market.

Saturday Market Booth with a Cause


May Tutor Talk & Tutor Appreciation Brunch

Denise Ruby hosted a catered brunch, and everyone enjoyed hearing about student success stories.

May 2019 Tutor Appreciation Brunch


Pleasantburg Rotary Grant Awarded

Pleasantburg Rotary Club

On October 11, 2018 the Pleasantburg Rotary Club awarded ALP Upstate $1930 to purchase books from Deborah Watkin's Read, Yes I Can series and Wilson Language Training stories to give to Augustine students.

Tutor Commitment Recognition

The Board of Directors recognizes the following active Augustine tutors for gifting students with an impressive number of lessons:

350 hours

  • Diana Matson
  • Lauren McCullough

300 hours

  • Judy Pearson

250 hours

  • Sally Stillwagon

200 hours

  • Jan Barker
  • Debbie Markert
  • Andrea Murdock
  • Meg Schroder

150 Hours

  • Dawnena Darnall
  • Deb Fletcher
  • Christi Mobley
  • Jane Smith
  • Anne Okie
  • Sandi Smith

100 Hours

  • Len McCall
  • Amy Watkins

60 Hours

  • Royce Franklin
  • Deana Gasque
  • Joe Higgins
  • Kathie Jones
  • Mary Krause
  • Diana Miel
  • Margaret Morrone
  • Margaret Ritchie
  • Carol Simicich
  • Diane Thompson
  • Judi Wojciechowski

Darlene and Dawnena sharing creative ideas.

Dawnena sharing creative ideas.Darlene sharing creative ideas.

I've seen two children go from struggling to confident. This is the greatest experience possible!
— an ALP tutor, June 2017.