Position Announcement | July Newsletter
Position Announcement | July Newsletter
Readers Are Leaders

Part-time Youth Literacy position available
at the Literacy Council

Exciting news! LCBC recently received a Buncombe County Strategic Partnership grant that will allow us to move the part-time Adult Literacy position to full-time. Currently the Youth Literacy and Adult Literacy programs have shared one director, Rebecca Massey. Rebecca will move to full-time in Adult Literacy in August.  

This week we will begin the search for a new half-time Youth Literacy Director. The full position description and application instructions are available on our website at the link below. Please take a look if you are interested in applying, or share it with anyone in the community you feel might be a good match for the organization and the work.

Required qualifications include:
  • Experience with Wilson Reading System or other phonics-based literacy program
  • Experience as K-8 teacher or tutor
  • Experience as a trainer
  • Experience working with students with learning disabilities or challenges
  • Proficiency in Google Suite
  • Proficiency with distance learning platforms and online classwork
The detailed position description and application instructions can be found on our website at  the following link:
As always, thank you for your continued support. 

Cindy Threlkeld
Executive Director

Online Orientations begin in July

Interested in finding our more about the Literacy Council? Attend an online orientation Friday july 10 at 10am or Monday July 13 at 5pm.

Anti-Racisim Resources

Recognizing and understanding racism, and actively unlearning the everyday, built-in mechanisms of systemic racism is an ongoing effort that must be made by every single one of us. It can be difficult to navigate issues, origins, and solutions surrounding systemic racism, especially with so many different angles portrayed by the media. 
There are countless truthful resources to help us find our way to social justice and equity. Here are just a few educational resources and ways to help our Black communities:
Educational reading:
The above photo has an excellent list of books!
Follow Black activists and voices on social media! Please reach out to us if you'd like suggestions on whom to follow.
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