Tutoring

If you are interested in having a personal English tutor, please contact Angel Vela de la Garza Evia,(veladelagarzaeviaa18@mail.wlu.edu), for more specific resources contact: Kathryn McEvoy ’19, Family Coordinator,(mcevoyk19@mail.wlu.edu), and Andrew Agrippina ’19, After/In-School Coordinator, (agrippinaa19@mail.wlu.edu).

ESOL is accepting requests for Washington & Lee Writing-100 Students that need help. Please contact Angel Vela de la Garza Evia,(veladelagarzaeviaa18@mail.wlu.edu).

Want to learn Spanish?!?  W&L ESOL is now offering Spanish Lesson! Please contact Angel Vela de la Garza Evia,(veladelagarzaeviaa18@mail.wlu.edu).

A useful resource for ESOL volunteer teachers and tutors, especially of college-age: Colorado State ESL Reference Guide for Volunteers.


Tutor Training Notes

  1. Logging Community Service Hours
    1. Go to wlu website
    2. In the search bar search log service hours
    3. Click on the first link
    4. On the right hand side click the button labeled Log your service hours
    5. Log in as a Washington and Lee User
    6. Choose ESOL as the organization you are volunteering for
    7. Choose one of the events, and log your hours

ESOL Contact List

Washington & Lee University:

  • ESOL Program: http://esol.academic.wlu.edu/ 
    • It offers formal ESOL classes and one-on-one tutoring arrangements, Spanish classes for adults, and free translation of documents.
    • Email: esol@wlu.edu
  • Prof. Ellen Mayock, Department of Romance Languages, Tucker 206
  • Prof. Lenna Ojure: Director of Teacher Education, Newcomb Hall 109
  • Prof. Haley Sigler: Assistant Director of Teacher Education, Newcomb Hall 107
  • Linda Cummings: Community Engagement Coordinator, Early Fielding 207
    • Ask if need vehicles for tutoring
    • Phone Number: (540) 458-8184
    • Email: lcummings@wlu.edu
  • Wendy Lovell: Assistant Director for Community-Based Learning and Communications, Mattingly 310
    • Ask if need a vehicle for tutoring
    • Phone Number: (540) 458-8784
    • Email: wwlovell@wlu.edu

Rockbridge County Local Schools Personnel:

Rockbridge County Local Schools:

  • Fairfield Elementary School:
    • Address: 20 Fairfield School Road Fairfield, VA  24435
    • Phone Number:  (540) 348-5202
  • Central Elementary School:
    • Address: 85 Central Road Lexington, VA  24450
    • Phone Number:  (540) 463-4500
  • Parry McClure High School:
    • Address: 100 Bradford Rd, Buena Vista, VA 24416
    • Phone Number: (540) 261-2127
  • Rockbridge County High School:
    • Address: 143 Greenhouse Road Lexington, VA  24450
    • Phone Number:  (540) 463-5555
  • Maury River Middle School: 
    • Address: 600 Waddell Street Lexington, VA  24450
    • Phone Number:  (540) 463-3129
  • Mountain View Elementary School:
    • Address: 20 Burger Circle Buena Vista, VA  24416
    • Phone Number:  (540) 261-2418
  • Natural Bridge Elementary School:
    • Address: 42 Natural Bridge School House Road Natural Bridge Station, VA  24579
    • Phone Number:  (540) 291-2292
  • Lylburn Downing Middle School (LDMS):
    • Address: 302 Diamond St, Lexington, VA 24450
    • Phone Number: (540) 463-3532
  • Harrington Waddell Elementary School
    • Address: 100 Pendleton Pl, Lexington, VA 24450
    • Phone:(540) 463-5353
  • Kling School
    • Address: 3400 Lombardy Ave, Buena Vista, VA 24416
    • Phone:(540) 261-6717
  • Parry McClure Middle School:
    • Address: 2329 Chestnut Ave., Buena Vista, VA 24416
    • Phone Number: (540) 261-7340
  • Enderly Heights Elementary School:
    • Address: 101 Woodland Ave, Buena Vista, VA 24416
    • Phone Number: (540) 261-6151

Lexington City Schools:

  • Becky Smith: Waddell ESL Staff Member

Rockbridge County Local Libraries:

  • Rockbridge Regional Library: (Lexington)
    • Address: 138 S Main St, Lexington, VA 24450
    • Phone:(540) 463-4324
    • Julie Goyette, Library Director (JGoyette@rrlib.net)
    • Hours
      • Monday – Thursday: 10 AM – 8 PM
      • Friday & Saturday: 10 AM – 5 PM
      • Sunday: Closed
  • Glasglow Public Library:
    • Address: 1108 Blue Ridge Road Glasgow, VA  24555
    • Phone Number: 540-258-2509
    • Barbara Slough, Branch Manager (BSlough2@rrlib.net)
    • Hours:
      • Monday: 10 AM – 6 PM
      • Tuesday and Wednesday: 10 AM – 5:30 PM
      • Thursday: 10 AM – 7 PM
      • Friday and Saturday: 10 AM – 2 PM
      • Sunday: Closed
  • Goshen Public Library:
    • Address: 1124 Virginia Avenue P.O. Box 129 Goshen, VA  24439
    • Phone Number: (540) 997-0351
    • Cathy Tyler, Branch Manager (CTyler@rrlib.net)
    • Hours:
      • Monday and Tuesday: 12 PM – 8:00 PM
      • Wednesday and Thursday: 10 AM- 7:00 PM
      • Friday and Saturday: 1:00 PM- 5:00 PM
      • Sunday: Closed

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