Waldo County Technical Center is committed to improving students’ reading and writing skills to help them increase their career opportunities, advance in their chosen fields, and continue on to higher education beyond high school. Using each class’ curriculum, the literacy coordinator works with teachers and students to model literacy strategies that students can use to improve their reading, writing, and critical thinking skills.
The Literacy Program at WCTC includes two major components: literacy coaching and portfolio development.
Coaching is available to any instructor at any time during the school year. Coaching can take many forms: providing resources to instructors, assisting with literacy lesson planning, providing weekly mini lessons for Accuplacer preparation, modeling literacy strategies in the classroom, and observing instructors teaching literacy strategies and providing feedback.