2005 Literacy Champions

Lynne Weintraub

ESL Coordinator at Jones Library, Amherst, MA

Lynne Weintraub is the ESL Coordinator for the Jones Library in Amherst, MA. As coordinator, Lynne is responsible for all programming, tutor training/supervision and grant writing for the ESL program. In addition she has worked to ensure United States citizenship is an attainable goal for all immigrants, even those with limited formal education. Lynne provides individualized instruction and coaching to immigrants who are at risk of failure. She has also published a textbook series on citizenship preparation and created a website, www.citizenshipnews.com that provides resources for citizenship educators.