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2017 GED® Graduation & Volunteer Appreciation Dinner [Photos]

Seeds of Literacy proudly celebrated its 2016-2017 GED® graduates and committed volunteers on June 28th at our annual Graduation & Volunteer Appreciation Dinner. It was an honor to recognize Seeds of Literacy’s 25 GED graduates, as well as those students making amazing progress by passing sections of the GED test
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“Retirement is Overrated!”

By George Miller, Seeds of Literacy volunteer In 2008 I sold my company and retired. I found myself thinking, “Now what?!?” I needed a reason to get up in the morning; otherwise, I’d just be lying around waiting to die! Bill Litzler, a good friend who tutored at Seeds of
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Why Didn’t They Finish School? It’s More than Meets the Eye

By Diane Vogel Ferri, Seeds of Literacy volunteer tutor   When I retired from teaching, I wanted to do something worthwhile, to reciprocate for my good fortune and to use my teaching skills. I spent my career teaching children with learning disabilities and wanted to work with adults—people who had
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Seeds of Literacy GED grad Margo Hudson gives the Pledge of Allegiance at the RNC in Cleveland on July 20th, 2016.

Seeds Grad Margo Hudson Gives Pledge of Allegiance at RNC

Where can adult education take you? How about to the stage of the Republican National Convention? That’s where Margo Hudson, a Seeds of Literacy GED® graduate and current volunteer tutor, proudly stood on July 20th, the third night of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Since earning her GED credential
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Seeds Celebrates GED® Grads & Volunteers

Seeds of Literacy congratulated GED® graduates and celebrated volunteers at its Graduation and Volunteer Appreciation Dinner on June 29th. Held at the Centers for Families and Children’s Mandel Community Room on Euclid Avenue in Cleveland, the location was the perfect spot between Seeds’ established west side location and ever-growing east
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A tutor works with a GED student at Seeds of Literacy.

Volunteers: The Seeds of a Great Nonprofit

Seeds of Literacy couldn’t exist without volunteers. As Volunteer Coordinator for Seeds of Literacy, you might think I’m a little biased (okay, maybe I am just a little). But that doesn’t change how essential volunteers are to our mission of empowering adults through literacy. From our staff to our students,
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Margo Hudson, a Seeds of Literacy GED grad, continues to earn praise for her dedication to adult education and literacy in Cleveland

Seeds Grad Margo Hudson Wins National Award

We are thrilled to share that Margo Hudson, a 2012 Seeds of Literacy grad, will be named the Adult Learner of the Year by the Commission on Adult Basic Education at their national convention on April 11th in Dallas! We first met Margo as a student, then knew her as
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A tutor helps an evening GED student.

“They Don’t Have Tutors Like You Do Here.”

A former student who had earned her GED® credential came into my classroom last week and asked me if she could come back. There were, she told me, a couple of tutors that she wanted to talk to. When I started asking her which tutors she wanted to work with,
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