ALMA Trainings

The Adult Literacy Movement of Albuquerque - Volunteer Tutor Training Location and Schedule.

There is an ongoing need for volunteer tutors to work one-on-one with students, veterans and community members to help them improve their reading and writing skills, English language proficiency, and basic life skills. Your commitment and enthusiasm are all that is required. Comprehensive tutor training is provided free of charge at various times of the year.

If you would like more information on how you can become involved as a volunteer please attend an ALMA Orientation date listed below.

Fall 2015 Orientation Information


Central New Mexico Community College (CNM)
525 Buena Vista Ave SE
Albuquerque, NM 87106

Student Resource Center (SRC)
2nd Floor

Contact: Laura Dulin, Adult Literacy Movement of Albuquerque @ CNM, , (505) 224-4000 ext. 53085. 


  • October 29th, 2015 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm, CNM Main Campus, SRC room 203 M
  • November 19th, 2015 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm, CNM Main Campus, SRC room 203 M

2015 English Forward Training Information

What is English Forward? 

English Forward is a training specifically for adult educators of English as a Second Language (ESL). English Forward was developed in 2008 in Central Texas to meet the needs of the growing demand for adult ESL classes and a dire need for quality training for classroom and one-on-one instruction.

Participants of the English Forward Instructor/Tutor Training receive 11 hours of content-based training on effective, research-based ESL instructional strategies for adult ESL students. The training is rooted in Dr. Heide Spruck-Wrigley’s research on adult second language acquisition, learning theory, and studies in cognitive science. 

Upcoming English Forward Training Dates

  • December TBD, 2015 from 9 am - 3:30 pm, CNM Main Campus

Space is limited, RSVP is required. RSVP by TBD to Kristen,

*Note: All eligible participants are required to attend an orientation (dates listed above) and commit to one year of ALMA volunteering prior to signing up for the training. 

English Forward flyer 8/20 & 8/21 2015