Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Volunteers helping build a foundation of learning at Cornerstones: The career learning center is helping to erase language barrier

This volunteer teacher tells how she gets more out of teaching these classes than her students do.    - - Donna Poisl

BY: ROGER LARSEN

HURON — A few hours at a time, Phyllis Lemke is making a difference.

Two afternoons a week, she volunteers to teach English to Karen immigrants, in two-hour blocks of time she has come to love.

Her students are learning the language, but Lemke says she is convinced she is the one who is getting more out of the interaction.

“My experience in the class has been wonderful,” she said. “They are eager to learn and they are the happiest, most grateful people that you can possibly imagine.”
Click on the HEADLINE above to read the rest of this story! This is only a small part of it.


1 comment:

Kenneth Brewerr said...
This comment has been removed by the author.