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Tracy Block

Tracy Block is a Tutor/Learner Coordinator for READ/San Diego, the adult literacy program of the San Diego Public Library. She has been a tutor trainer for 10 years; has revised and updated the tutor training modules; selects materials, teaching techniques and strategies for individual tutor/learner pairs; develops curriculum; conducts assessments and trains volunteer assessors; coordinated workplace literacy programs; conducts workshops in a variety of adult literacy topics; tutored children and adults with learning disabilities; developed the Families For Literacy Program at READ/San Diego; and worked on the national initiative, Equipped for the Future, with the National Institute for Literacy.

She is trained in Lindamood-Bell and the Wilson Reading System. Tracy has presented at California Library Literacy Services (CLLS) Profession Development Retreat, Commission on Adult Basic Education (COABE), California Literacy (CalLit) Conference, San Diego Council on Literacy (SDCOL) Adult Learner Conference, SDCOL AmeriCorps Training, READ/San Diego Tutor Conference, Southern California Library Literacy Network (SCLLN) Conference, SCLLN Professional Development Day. She has facilitated a round-table discussion at the International Reading Association (IRA) Conference and facilitated panel discussions for the California Library Literacy Services AmeriCorps Training. Tracy serves on the board for the International Dyslexia Association, San Diego branch.