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The Adult Learning Resource Center (ALRC) provides professional development and technical assistance to citizenship educators and programs in Illinois. Services include training workshops, an educator interest group, consultation by phone or email, and resource development and sharing. Practitioner resources include the Citizenship Educator Orientation Packet, online training tutorials for educators, online materials for student independent study, and links to other online resources.

The ALRC offers its services to those involved in citizenship preparation education including teachers, tutors, and program administrators receiving funding from the Illinois Community College Board, the Secretary of State Literacy Office, and the Illinois Department of Human Services.

ALRC Citizenship Services

Citizenship Training Workshops
The ALRC Professional Development Catalog lists upcoming workshops and registration procedures.

Citizenship Educators Interest Group
The Citizenship Educators Interest Group is open to all educators involved in citizenship education including teachers, tutors, volunteers, and administrators. The group meets 2-3 times per year and builds networks among citizenship educators and staff at USCIS Chicago District Office in order to enhance professional practice and keep educators current in the frequently changing field of naturalization. For further information or to join this group, send an email request to Catherine Porter at cporter@cntrmail.org.

Citizenship Preparation Resources
The ALRC Resources page and USCIS Resources page have a wide variety of free citizenship preparation resources.

ALRC Citizenship Email List
The ALRC sends periodic email updates to citizenship educators and shares relevant information from the USCIS Office of Citizenship and the USCIS Chicago District Office. To join the ALRC Citizenship email list, send an email request to Catherine Porter at cporter@cntrmail.org.

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