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Become Inspired! Learn More About The Literacy Council

Literacy Council of Frederick CountyThe issue of illiteracy is one that affects us all. In Frederick County, 1 in 10 or 17,000 adults are functionally illiterate and cannot read a newspaper or fill out a job application. Since 1963, the Literacy Council has been assisting both American and foreign-born adults in attaining basic reading, writing and English-speaking skills with our free, confidential, one-on-one tutoring services – resulting in lives of greater productivity and communities with a higher quality of life.

Learn about the work of the Literacy Council and how you can make a difference in the lives of fellow residents by watching our new video. We believe you’ll be surprised and moved by what you learn.

Upcoming Tutor Training

The next tutor training workshop is scheduled for October 11 and 18 in Hagerstown, from 9 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. each day. Both days are required for certification. No teaching or foreign language experience is required.  The training prepares new tutors to teach both basic reading and English as a Second Language. Preregistration is required. To register online, use the Volunteer Registration form. For questions or to register by phone, call 301-600-2066.

Sept 2014 Tutor Graduates

Congratulations to our September, 2014 Tutor Training graduates!

Tutor In-service Sessions Scheduled

Upcoming monthly sessions have been scheduled as follows:

Wednesday, June 25 - POSTPONED - please check back for future date - How to use GED materials and how to apply for and study for U.S. Citizenship.

Please contact the office at 301-600-2066 or for more information and to RSVP if you plan to attend.

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