2017 Outstanding Tutor Award Winner

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Congratulations to Ann (Kris) Drach of the Literacy Council of Southwestern PA, a partner of Intermediate Unit 1, on receiving the 2017 Outstanding Tutor Award.

Kris Drach receives 2017 Outstanding Tutor Award. (Picture courtesy of www.tlcliteracy.com.)

Kris Drach is a volunteer tutor and also the volunteer Board Director at the Literacy Council of Southwestern PA. The IU1 adult education department has had a three year partnership with the Literacy Council and nominated Kris for this award. She has been named the Pennsylvania 2017 Outstanding Tutor. She will be recognized at the Annual PAACE Conference this February. As quoted in Kris's nomination, "Ann K. (Kris) Drach is one of the most devoted and special tutors you will ever find. She goes above and beyond the traditional definition of a volunteer. Her commitment to helping others and giving of her time is evident in her story."

Join us on February 13 at the Tutor Conference luncheon to hear Kris's story and to join us in celebrating her award. [Registration](http://paacesite.org/meetinginfo.php?id=60&ts=1481142703) is still open for the 2017 Tutor Conference, which will be held on Monday, February 13, 2017 at the Penn State Conference Center at State College. Free tutor registrations are still available. Registration includes the luncheon in which the Outstanding Tutor Award will be presented and a one year PAACE membership.