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Jail Initiative

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Literacy Volunteers of Beaufort County

Literacy Volunteers welcomes Pam Deese as our new Program Coordinator!  Pam is a retired teacher having taught in Virginia, Beaufort County, and most recently in Pitt County.  She has a Master's degree in Education/Learning Disabilities from East Carolina University.  She has been a 7th grade ELA (English Language Arts) teacher and 8 years teaching Special Education.  She began work on February 24, 2020 and will have office hours from 9a - 1p Monday through Thursday at the office at 113 East 15th St., Washington.

Lt. Kathryn Bryan, Beaufort County Jail Administrator has requested help for long term detainees.

In improving their reading, writing, speaking and math skills to
help them when they are able to rejoin society. We will concentrate on GED and work place skills.

We hope to begin the program around June 1st.
If you are interested contact our office at 974-1812


Meet our new Program Coordinator!

Literacy Volunteers of Beaufort County
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