The third set of speakers in the session on adult literacy programs will be Judy Fournier and Tamara McClure from Project LIFT (Literacy for Today) of the Fuller Public Library in Hillsboro, NH..
Judy Fournier has been Program Director for Project LIFT Adult Education in Hillsboro for the past 8 years. She has worked with families in many capacities including home visiting, parent educator and counselor. She has a master’s degree in counseling and certified as a family life educator. As program director, she is responsible for recruitment of students and volunteer tutors, scheduling, program administration and also teaches basic adult education, GED preparation and English as a Second Language. Project LIFT collaborates with social services agencies in the community and several school districts in order to provide students and their families with appropriate referrals for their needs.
Tamara McClure has been the librarian at the Fuller Public Library from 1989 to the present. Before coming to Fuller Library, she was the Media Associate at Hillsboro-Deering Elementary School from 1980-1989. In 1993 Tamara was instrumental in applying for the original federal grant for literacy called Project LIFT which was granted again in 1994 and 1995. Since 1995 the Library has continued to fund Project LIFT.