Shelton resident takes role with Literacy Volunteers in Valley

Lindsey Hutter of Shelton is the new program manager for Literacy Volunteers in the Valley, including Shelton, Ansonia, Derby and Seymour.

Hutter will be responsible for expanding the English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) and basic literacy programs in the Valley towns, working with volunteer tutors.

A former ESOL tutor, she previously was an executive director at the Princeton Review, where she was responsible for the Connecticut, metro New York and western Massachusetts region.

Hutter also has been a community advisor for the Summer Institute for the Gifted and is currently associated with the University Prep Program at Yale.

Free literacy training for adults

The nonprofit Literacy Volunteers recruits, trains and supports volunteer tutors. The tutors provide free literacy tutoring for adults who need to improve their reading, writing, and English speaking skills.

The organization’s goal is to empower adults through literacy. Tutoring is conducted at locations throughout the Valley.

To learn more about the organization, go to or call 203-776-5899.