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The Philadelphia Adult Literacy Alliance Steering Committee. MISSION. To support the delivery of quality services to Philadelphia’s adult learners by offering professional development, encouraging collaboration and connectedness, and sharing information. JULY 1 Re-Launch. WHY JOIN?.

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Mission
MISSION

To support the delivery of quality services to Philadelphia’s adult learners by offering professional development, encouraging collaboration and connectedness, and sharing information.


July 1 re launch
JULY 1Re-Launch


Why join
WHY JOIN?

  • Grow in your Profession

  • Learn from others

    • new ideas,

    • industry tips and

    • current information

  • Share your knowledge

  • Gain a strong support system

  • Locate

    • new partners or

    • strategic alliances


The philadelphia adult literacy alliance steering committee

Uncover possible new opportunitiesFind out about job opportunitiesShare job opportunities within the networkHave fun - it's great to meet new, interesting people committed to improving the literacy skills of Philadelphians!

WHY JOIN?


How do you join

How do you Join?

You will register as you would register and have registered for any offering in the MCOL system, for example for Alliance meetings.

The only difference now is that before you can check out, you must answer the following survey questions.



How do you join2

How do you Join?

How do you Join?



How do you join4

How do you Join?

We hope you will register for courses and become an Alliance Member.


What can i do as an alliance member
What can I do as an Alliance member?

Participate in Literacy Salons to learn more about topics impacting this field of practice.

Attend quarterly meetings to hear about what is happening in the fields of literacy, workforce development and higher education.

Participate in Study Circles for opportunities to engage in reflective practice opportunities.

Share your expertise by facilitating professional development

Network with other stakeholders in adult education

Join a committee and be a part of the operation of the Alliance


How will the alliance be governed
How will the Alliance be governed?

  • The Governance Subcommittee has spent the past year developing

  • By-Laws that govern:

  • Terms of Membership

  • Meetings

  • Board Roles and Responsibilities

  • Board Composition and Terms

  • Non-Discrimination Policies


By laws
By-Laws

  • Terms of Membership

  • Application

  • Individuals or Organizations

  • Organizational Members designate a representative

  • Renewed Annually

  • Currently no dues


By laws1
By-Laws

  • Meetings

  • Quarterly Meetings of Full Membership

  • Annual Meeting (one of the quarterlies) with Board Elections

  • Those present constitute quorum


By laws2
By-Laws

  • Board Roles and Responsibilities

  • Helps set strategic direction of Alliance

  • Board members chair committees

  • Required to attend 75% of board meetings

  • Provide expertise to Alliance

  • Serve on ad-hoc committees as needed


By laws3
By-Laws

  • Board Composition and Terms

  • Composed of 7-15 board members

  • Board members must be affiliated with an organization serving the city of Philadelphia

  • Commission appoints 1 board member

  • 2-year Terms

  • Elected at Annual Meeting of Alliance Membership