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Programs that provide reading and writing instruction for individuals of all ages who are unable to read or write at a functional level. Some programs interpret literacy more broadly and also help people develop speaking, computation and problem solving skills with the objective of ensuring that they develop levels of proficiency they will need to become self sufficient and function well in society.

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Adult Education and Training CenterYWCA's Adult Education and Training Center is a full-service adult education program preparing people 17 and older to earn a PA Commonwealth Secondary School Diploma, brush up on basic education skills, or prepare for a job search. Adult learners can prepare to take the HiSET or GED high school equivalency tests. Recent immigrants can improve their proficiency in reading, writing, listening, and speaking in English.MontgomeryYWCA Education and Training Center - Montgomery - PottstownYWCA Tri-County Area
Adult Literacy ProgramALP, operating out of the Kennett Library, has been offering literacy services to the community for 38 years and has served more than 7,000 adult learners. Over the course of all these years, the program has been a source of hope to people from 55 different countries, representing five continents. The ALP provides English as a Second Language and adult literacy instruction for each student to achieve the literacy levels required to become more skilled in the workplace, to communicate more effectively in the family and to participate with greater ease in the community. All students have different reasons, goals, and dreams for acquiring English literacy. The ALP offers day classes, evening classes, and computer English Language Lab. A unique component of the program is the one-to-one volunteer tutoring. Please call the ALP office if you would like to volunteer your time to help tutor one of our students. ChesterADULT LITERACY PROGRAMAdult Literacy Program
Adult Literacy ProgramService Small group and one-on-one instruction provided by instructors and trained tutorsCumberlandEmployment Skills CenterEmployment Skills Center
ARIN Intermediate Unit 28 Adult Literacy ProgramsProvides one to one and small group instruction to individuals that cannot read.IndianaCenter for EducationARIN Intermediate Unit 28
Blair County Library System Adult Literacy - Altoona Area Public LibraryAdult literacy programs.BlairAltoona Area Public LibraryBlair County Library System
Blair County Literacy Council Adult LiteracyAdult literacy programs.BlairBlair County Literacy CouncilBlair County Literacy Council
Cambria Library Association Youth Literacy ProgramsChildren's story times, children's play area, educational computer games, books.CambriaCambria Library Association Literacy ProgramsCambria Library Association
Casa Guadalupe Center - Literacy ProgramsEnglish Classes and adult literacy classes are offered September to May. For information on hours and registration. LehighCasa Guadalupe CenterCasa Guadalupe Center
Center for Literacy - Family LiteracyFamily Literacy Program focuses on integrating the education of parents and children. This program encourages parents to participate in and get excited about their own learning, which impacts their children’s attitude toward education. The Family Literacy Program has four components: - Adult Education: Adults in the Family Literacy Program who reach enrollment status will receive an average of 50 hours of instruction in adult education during the program year. The educational component instructs adults in basic reading, writing and math skills. GED test prep, job readiness and computer literacy are also part of the curriculum. - Parenting Education: Parents who reach enrollment status will also receive an average of 25 hours of parenting education instruction during the program year. - Interactive Literacy Activity: Families that reach enrollment status will participate in an average of 35 hours of interactive literacy instruction during the program year. The interactive literacy activity cultivates the stages of a child’s development. - Early Childhood Education: In each Family Literacy Program, pre-school children (ages 3-5) will participate in an average of 150 hours of early childhood instruction during the program year.PhiladelphiaCenter for Literacy, Inc. - Philadelphia; Old CityCenter for Literacy
Central Pennsylvania Literacy Council Inc.Trains adults to become tutors of other adults who want to improve basic skills. Day, evening and Saturday sessions are available. Services are provided by appointment only.CumberlandCentral Pennsylvania Literacy Council Inc.Central Pennsylvania Literacy Council Inc.
Chester Education Foundation - Educational ProgramsServices include: Increase student achievement in reading, writing and mathematics Improve school-related attitudes, behaviors and skills Increase parental involvement Increase graduation rate of participants in programDelawareChester Education Foundation - Delaware; ChesterChester Education Foundation
Christ Centered Community Church Literacy program.CambriaChrist Centered Community Church Literacy ProgramsChrist Centered Community Church
Community Legal Services - Language Access ProjectLanguage Access Project works to ensure CLS services are available to Philadelphia communities with limited ability to speak, read, write, or understand English. The unit addresses legal issues specific to this population and collaborates with other units to represent individuals and families in challenging language barriers to benefits, services, and access to justice.PhiladelphiaNorth Philadelphia Law CenterCommunity Legal Services of Philadelphia
Cops N Kids Literacy Program - Pocono Mountains United WayProgramming to ensure that every child in Monroe County has access to books and meaningful literacy-based experiences. Encourages a healthy and positive respect for police and other community helpers. MonroeCommunity OutreachPocono Mountains United Way
Deafcan Deaf Community Action Network - Sign Language InstructionSign Language Instruction offers services for deaf and hard of hearing individuals on a variety of language related issues. Services available include: - Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced ASL Classes - Coordination of the Deaf Women Connection - Prisoner Advocacy and Visitation - Literacy Classes for Intellectually & Developmentally Disabled Deaf AdultsChesterDeafcan! Deaf Community Action Network - Chester; West ChesterDeafcan Deaf Community Action Network
Embracing the Child - Literacy InitiativeEmbracing the Child develops libraries for organizations providing emergency shelters, foster care, "safe houses" and other residential facilities for victims of domestic violence, children with learning differences and emotionally disturbed teens, and provides tutoring and literacy components for after-school programs and camps for inner-city children.MontgomeryEmbracing the Child - Montgomery; AbingtonEmbracing the Child
Families Learning Together - Union-Snyder Community Action AgencyEnrolled individuals can participate in up to six of the following educational workshops with their children, if applicable: adult education/GED classes, parenting classes, employment skills, financial literacy, early childhood classes, and Parent and Child Together (PACT) programming. Services are available to residents of both Union and Snyder Counties. SnyderUnion-Snyder Community Action Agency - Education and Employment ServicesUnion-Snyder Community Action Agency
Fowler Family Southside Center - Literacy ProgramsClasses offered for reading, writing and math skills.NorthamptonFowler Family Southside CenterNorthampton Community College
Greensburg YMCA Education and Employment TrainingProvides adult literacy programs, GED preparation and job trainingWestmorelandGreensburg YMCA Education and Employment TrainingGreensburg YMCA
Huntingdon County Child and Adult Development Corporation - Adult Basic Education (Huntingdon)HCCADC offers a FREE Adult Basic Education program for any adult 17 years of age or older who wants to improve his or her basic educationskills in the areas of math, English, reading and writing. This is a basic education and review program designed to start the adult student on the road to a GED program. Anyone who wishes to learn is welcome to join in! Simply come to any session to start learning today! No entry level knowledge or skills required. You simply need to have a willingness to improve and learn.HuntingdonHuntingdon County Child and Adult Development Corporation - ProgramHuntingdon County Child and Adult Development Corporation
Huntingdon County Child and Adult Development Corporation - Adult Basic Education (Mt. Union)HCCADC offers a FREE Adult Basic Education program for any adult 17 years of age or older who wants to improve his or her basic educationskills in the areas of math, English, reading and writing. This is a basic education and review program designed to start the adult student on the road to a GED program. Anyone who wishes to learn is welcome to join in! Simply come to any session to start learning today! No entry level knowledge or skills required. You simply need to have a willingness to improve and learn.HuntingdonHuntingdon County Child and Adult Development Corporation - ProgramHuntingdon County Child and Adult Development Corporation
James V. Brown Library - Learning Center Literacy Program - Adult Basic Education and ESL TutoringVolunteers help those who want to improve their reading, writing, and basic mathematics skills.LycomingLycoming County Library System - James V Brown LibraryLycoming County Library System
Korean Community Development Services Center - Adult ProgramsThe literacy and citizenship education has been the top priority program for the agency because the primary mission of the agency is to provide assistance for recently arrived immigrants and refugees with cultural and language barriers so that they can overcome the barriers and become self-reliant. The program has been funded by the Pennsylvania Department of Education for the past fifteen years. Over 300 adults and elderly participate in the program annually. PhiladelphiaKorean Community Development Services Center - Philadelphia; OlneyKorean Community Development Services Center
Lancaster-Lebanon IU13 - Adult and Family Literacy Education- Adult Basic Education (ABE): helps adults acquire the knowledge and skills they need in order to carry out daily responsibilities at home, in the community and in the workplace. Each adult has an individual learning plan based on their individual learning goals that helps guide day-to-day instruction. Students learn at their own pace with support from professional adult educators. - English as a Second Language (ESL): Non-native speakers of English can build vocabulary, writing, grammar and communication skills by interacting meaningfully with learners from around the world. Free classes are available to permanent U.S. residents. - Family Literacy Classes: Helps parents get the skills they need to be the first, and most important, teachers of their children. Children and parents learn together through the four components of the program: adult basic education, early childhood education, parent education, and Parent and Child Together (PACT). - General Educational Development (GED) Classes: Preparation classes to help students successfully complete the five sections of the General Educational Development Test: Writing skills, Social Studies, Science, Literature and the Arts and Math. Instructors will design a specific course of study for each individual and help them determine when they are ready to pass the GED examination. Classes are available at many locations throughout the two counties. - Workplace Essential Skills: Offers job seekers and incumbent workers specialized instruction to help meet career goals. Multimedia instruction is available via the web, video or through traditional classroom instruction. -Employer Services: The Workforce Education Program offers employers a vast array of services related to work-based foundation skills. Staff work with an employer to determine employee basic skill needs, develop specialized curricula and deliver targeted instruction. In many instances, public dollars are available to help employers address the basic skill needs of their workers in the workplace. -GED Testing Services: The GED Exam is given regularly to those adults who want to pursue a high school equivalency diploma from the Commonwealth. There are five sub-tests to the GED exam: Writing Skills, Social Studies, Science, Literature and the Arts and Math. Sub-tests may be taken one at a time or all five at once.LancasterLancaster-Lebanon IU13Lancaster-Lebanon Intermediate Unit 13
Lehigh Carbon Community College - Center for Career Pathways and LiteracyThe Donley Center: Classes are leveled to meet student learning needs. Instruction is designed to help students improve reading and math skills for the workplace, as well as to pass the Official GED Examination. Low income adults may qualify for free ESL and/or GED classes. LehighLehigh Carbon Community College - LehighLehigh Carbon Community College
Lending LibraryMembers are able to borrow materials from a mobile lending libraryDauphinHearing Loss Association of the Capital RegionHearing Loss Association of the Capital Region
Literacy CenterProgram includes: - Adult Basic Education including help with reading and mathematics - English as a Second Language Instruction - GED Instruction - Health Literacy Instruction - Computer Literacy Instruction - Free children's Book Distribution - Volunteer Opportunities - Volunteer Training and Workshops LehighLiteracy CenterLiteracy Center
Literacy Council of Lancaster-Lebanon - Lancaster OfficeProvides free, one-to-one, small group and large group instruction in reading, writing, math or English as a Second Language to adults who wish to improve basic skills. Tutoring sessions may be held at any public location such as a library, church, community center, or recreation hall. Offers GED Prep classes in Elizabethtown. Scholarships are available to pay for each of the tests. Contact Jane Myers at 717-297-5523. LancasterLiteracy Council of Lancaster-Lebanon - Lancaster OfficeLiteracy Council of Lancaster-Lebanon
Literacy Council of Lancaster-Lebanon - Lebanon OfficeProvides free, one-to-one and small group instruction in reading, writing, math or English as a Second Language to adults who wish to improve basic skills. Tutoring sessions may be held at any public location such as a library, church, community center, or recreation hall. LebanonLiteracy Council of Lancaster-Lebanon - Lebanon OfficeLiteracy Council of Lancaster-Lebanon
Literacy Council of Reading - One-on-One TutoringAdults are matched with a trained volunteer tutor to work on the basic skills needed to get or retain a job, or enter post-secondary education.BerksLiteracy Council of Reading - The Joan M. Breisch Adult Learning Center-BerksLiteracy Council of Reading - Berks
Literacy/HiSet - Community Resource Center of Wyoming County - TREHABProgramming to assit individuals with literacy, basic skill integration, high school equivalency assistance and high school equivalency credentials.WyomingTREHAB - Tunkhannock - Community Resource Center of Wyoming CountyTREHAB
Literacy Pittsburgh - AlleghenyOffers one-to-one and small-group instruction in basic reading, writing, computer instruction and math to out-of-school adults. Other services include high school equivalency (GED or HiSET) classes, job preparation assistance, U.S. citizenship classes, and English as a Second Language (ESL) instruction. GPLC is a HiSET test site. AlleghenyLiteracy PittsburghLiteracy Pittsburgh
Literacy Pittsburgh - BeaverOffers one-to-one and small-group instruction in basic reading, writing, and math to out-of-school adults. Other services include preparation for the high school equivalency diploma (GED or HiSET), job preparation assistance, and English as a Second Language (ESL) instruction. BeaverLiteracy PittsburghLiteracy Pittsburgh
Mid-State Literacy CouncilMid-State Literacy Council is a nonprofit organization created in 1971 to bring literacy in all forms to adults in Centre and Clearfield counties. From English as Second Language students who’ve immigrated to the U.S., to those who grew up here and emerged from our region’s school systems with only rudimentary reading skills, Mid-State’s volunteer tutors have educated and empowered thousands of area adults in its nearly 50-year history.CentreMid-State Literacy CouncilMid-State Literacy Council
Muncy Area School District - Extended Day SupportA before and/or after school program for students grades K - 6 funded by Title I that offers support and encouragement for learning math and/or reading skills. It emphasizes study skills and learning strategies in small group instruction.LycomingMuncy Area School DistrictMuncy Area School District
National Institute for LiteracyProvides leadership on literacy issues, including the improvement of reading instruction for children, youth, and adults. In consultation with the U.S. Departments of Education, Labor, and Health and Human Services, the Institute serves as a national resource on current, comprehensive literacy research, practice, and policy. America's Literacy Directory (ALD) is a national database of literacy programs available via the internet and the National Institute for Literacy's (NIFL) toll-free number. The ALD connects employers, learners, volunteers, social service providers, and others to current information about literacy programs. The NIFL hotline and the ALD work together as partners to provide the most up-to-date information on literacy programs. National Institute for LiteracyNational Institute for Literacy
Northampton Community College - Literacy ProgramsClasses offered for reading, writing and math skills.NorthamptonNorthampton Community CollegeNorthampton Community College
Panther Valley Public LibraryLending library. Literacy and learning center provides one on one tutoring. Offers summer programs. CarbonPanther Valley Public LibraryPanther Valley Public Library
Pennsylvania Adult Literacy - Central Intermediate Unit #10 - Clinton CountyLiteracy program for adults.ClintonCentral Intermediate Unit #10 - Development Center for Adults - Clinton CountyCentral Intermediate Unit #10
Perry County Literacy Council- Provide all Adult Education Services. Offers adult assessment and instruction through teachers, one to one tutors and computer instruction. Provide basic literacy instruction in all subject areas. - Provide GED instruction and testing registration for Perry County. - Provide Distance Learning through GED and Worldwide Interactive Network, Inc. (WIN) online instruction. - Offer Work Certified classes and WorkKeys Assessments in Perry County. - Provide basic literacy, GED and ESL instruction at Perry County Prison. - Perry County site for UWCR Money in Your Pocket campaign, providing 2013 free income tax preparation for low to moderate-income families starting in February 2013. Referral agency and single point of contact for the following Perry County support services: HACC WIA Case Management, TechBridge Youth Program, Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR).PerryPerry County Literacy CouncilPerry County Literacy Council
Private Industry Council of Westmoreland Fayette - Adult Education ClassesProvides adult education classesWestmorelandAdult Education ClassesPrivate Industry Council of Westmoreland Fayette
ProJeCt of Easton - Adult and Family Literacy ProgramsOffers day and evening classes in adult & family literacy, GED Preparation and English as a Second Language. Classes are held at 200 Ferry Street. Call 610-258-1100 to register. NorthamptonFowler Literacy CenterProJeCt of Easton
Referral, Comprehensive Case Management, Translation and Interpretation Services (Spanish)Formed as a nonprofit organization in 2000, The Chambersburg Hispanic American Center (CHAC) bridges the language and cultural divide that sometimes hinders new Latino residents from accessing services for which they are eligible. CHAC’s main goals are to inform and educate. It seeks to integrate Latinos, both temporary and permanent residents, into the local community and help them to improve the quality of their lives. Most of our work is carried out through one-on-one counseling in Spanish and English, offered free. CHAC connects people with jobs, housing and various social services. They provide the following supports: Biligual Services Job Services Referral for Aid Parent Education Programs Legal Aid Immigration AssistanceFranklinThe Chambersburg Hispanic American CenterChambersburg Hispanic American Center
Rockin' Rodney Moore's Fight to Learn - Youth Educational ProgramsThe Fight to Learn Program exists to give 5 to 12 year old boys and girls from low and moderate-income backgrounds the opportunity to improve their literacy skills, computer skills and social skills in a totally supportive background-under adult supervision. There is one adult staff person for every five participants. Our goal is to prepare the youth-many of whom come from dysfunctional families-for future success as citizens and parents. It is all too common to see young people with promise not develop their intellectual and social skills while falling victim to illiteracy, drug addiction, homelessness and/or incarceration. Fight to Learn's goal is the preparation of at-risk youth for productive adult roles and responsibilities. This is important for the youth themselves, for their families and for our community.PhiladelphiaFight to Learn After School Program - Philadelphia; Northeast PhiladelphiaRockin' Rodney Moore's Fight to Learn
Saxton Community Library Adult Literacy ProgramProgram that provides reading, writing, speaking, computation and/or problem solving skills for adults who cannot read or write at a functional level with the objective of ensuring that they have the skills necessary to find and keep decent jobs, support their children's education and participate actively in civic life. GED Classes led by Center for Community Action Literacy tutor available through CareerLinkBedfordSaxton Community LibrarySaxton Community Library
Sisters of Saint Joseph Welcome Center - Literacy ProjectOffers free classes and /or one -on-one tutoring to enable immigrants and others to improve the quality of their lives through access to education, support services and programs leading to self-sufficiency.PhiladelphiaSisters of Saint Joseph Welcome Center - Philadelphia; FairhillSisters of Saint Joseph Welcome Center
Sullivan County Library - Senior and YouthPrograms for seniors and children based on community need and involvement. Check with library on current offerings. Sample programs include: 1) Dushore Tuesday Book club: Hosting author events, reading/discussing books as a group. 2) Red Cross: Various education events such as CPR/First aid training, babysitting training. 3) Historical Society presentations on topics of historical significance in the County. 4) Local Banks: Deliver investment/Savings education programs 5) Local Healthcare providers: educational meeting in areas of health concern. 6) Local artists: Adult coloring clubs; gather to relax and color, listen to soothing music and socialize. 7) Parent Support group sessions: Safe environment for parents to gather while their children are occupied in the children's room. 8) Adult literacy program: Provide a program for adults who wish to learn or strengthen their reading skills.SullivanSullivan County Library - Senior and YouthSullivan County Library
United Way of Berks County - Ready. Set. READ! ProgramA community-wide initiative that brings together schools, businesses, organizations and individuals to improve early grade reading success. The plan will: - provide support to students who are struggling to be proficient readers - promote language and pre-literacy development in younger children - empower parents and caregivers to help their children read, learn and develop - mobilize the community to take action to improve early grade reading success Volunteer opportunities include tutoring, special events, clerical/administrative, readers,etc. BerksUnited Way of Berks CountyUnited Way of Berks County
United Way of Wyoming Valley - Campaign for Grade-Level Reading (GLR)Campaign for Grade-Level Reading is served through the following programs or partnerships: School Readiness: Keystone STARS is an initiative of the Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL) to improve, support, and recognize the continuous quality improvement efforts of early learning programs in Pennsylvania. Dolly Parton's Imagination Libary is a free book program. Each month a new, carefully selected book will be mailed in a child's name directly to their home. Programming will continue until the child turns five years old as long as you remain a resident of the Wyoming Valley. Should the child move outside the Wyoming Valley, he/she automatically exits the program. The Children's Book Drive is an annual celebration sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) to focus public attention on the needs of young children and their families and to recognize the early childhood programs and services that meet those needs. New and gently used children's books that will then be distributed to children in the Wyoming Valley. REAL MEN READ is a volunteer reading program that brings in MENtors from the Wyoming Valley community to read to kindergarten students for one hour each month to help foster early literacy. Literacy Kits are summer-themed reading kits for children ages 3 – 5 enrolled in Pre-K Counts classrooms across Wyoming Valley. The literacy kits contain age-appropriate books as well as a variety ofliter acy activities and helpful information for parents to keep children learning throughout the summer as they prepare to enter kindergarten. Turn the Page is an effort to introduce young learners to library services. Through this program, kindergarten and first grade students have access to the Osterhout Free Library’s Youth Librarian who visits the school library on a weekly basis and works to enhance what students are learning in the classroom. School Attendance: In honor of September’s Attendance Awareness Month, the United Way of Wyoming Valley hosts an annual poster contest from September 1st through September 30th which aims to raise awareness among students and parents about the importance of going to school every day. Students and their families complete the poster together, and a team of judges from the school select a winner from each grade. The Nurse’s Pantry provides at-risk students and families with access to commonly needed material items to address needs of an urgent nature. Pantry items include hygiene kits, lice kits, clothing and footwear. The Nurse’s Pantry will enable the nurse to directly assist struggling students and families, and in turn help reduce chronic absenteeism in early grade students. Attendance Awareness Campaign is a partnership with dozens of local out of school time and summer learning providers to distribute attendance awareness literature from Attendance Works to help shine a spotlight on the importance of good attendance and give parents the tips they need to prepare children for a lifetime of success. Summer Learning: The TAG IN awareness campaign is two-pronged program provided in partnership with United Way of Wyoming Valley, Wilkes-Barre Area School District, The Campaign for Grade Level Reading (C-GRL), and The Luzerne Foundation. The first priority is to ensure parents, especially those of elementary aged school children, understand why it is so critical to keep kids reading over the summer. The second goal, which is just as important, is to keep kids reading over the summer. The United Way Feed and Read Program utilizes a network of community centers and churches to provide lunch, half through the USDA Break Spot program and the other by utilizing their own center’s kitchen resources at many of the sites. In addition, United Way also has reading mentors who volunteer to provide one-on-one and group reading opportunities and encourage summer reading. Each child will receive reading-level appropriate books to keep in their personal library. LuzerneUnited Way of Wyoming ValleyUnited Way of Wyoming Valley
Vita Education Services- Basic Literacy and High School Equivalency (HSE) ProgramsOffers free adult basic education for adults who wish to improve reading, writing, and math skills. Focuses on core skills needed to obtain HSE diploma or transition to a training program/post-secondary institution.BucksVita Education Services, Inc. - Bucks; DoylestownVita Education Services
Vita Education Services - Literacy ProgramsThe Literacy Center of Bucks County offers free one-to-one tutoring, small, groups and classes in the community and at the Bucks County Correctional Facilities to prepare adults to function effectively in their roles as family members, employees and citizens. Our programs are designed to improve skills in basic reading, writing, math, GED preparation and English as a Second Language. Students are interviewed and evaluated in order to determine individual interests and needs. This information is used to create individualized programs for students. Trained volunteers provide instruction using innovative techniques and multi-media. Video, audio tapes, and computers supplement tutoring sessions. GED Preparation Classes help students build foundation skills in reading, writing and math to a high school level. Students will become familiar with the new GED test and have an opportunity to practice. Basic Skills Classes help students improve reading, writing and math skills. English as a Second Language Classes emphasize Communicative English to help students improve language skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. For Adult Learners: Schedule of Adult Basic Education, GED Preparation and English as a Second Language Classes during the school year. Find out about Distance Learning. Get your High School Diploma through the new Adult Diploma Program! BucksVita Education Services, Inc. - Bucks; DoylestownVita Education Services
YESPhilly - EducationYESPhilly has math, literacy, and technology literacy classes, and helps students gain the skills they need to pass the GED test, succeed in college and be confident and competent lifelong learners. Classes are small and are designed so students can work at their “right” instructional level and get the individual attention they need. YESPhilly classes are varied, and include hands-on and group activities with materials that make learning fun, relevant and effective. Are you ready for the YESPhilly program? - Are you ready to work hard to move forward in your life? - Are you ready to study for your GED test? - Are you ready to get connected to jobs and/or college? PhiladelphiaYouth Empowerment Services - Philadelphia; North PhiladelphiaYESPhilly
York County Literacy Council, Adult Education Classes ABE/GED/HiSET, Hanover Office•Provides free classes & tutoring for adults in basic reading, to prepare for the High School Equivalency test (HSE), and to Learn English as a Second Language (ESL). •Classes in English as a Second Language (ESL) offered in both York and Hanover (call for time and location). Additional classes include: Citizenship Classes, Conversation Class, Pre Nurse Aide Classes, Direct Care Staff for Personal Care Homes •Next Step Program – helping students to prepare for a career, higher education, and workplace goals •HiSET Testing Location in York County •Home of BUCK A BOOK ® Reading Program held in York County Schools •Volunteers are always needed to be tutors; training is provided. •Workplace education programs-provides customized training to your employees in the areas of reading, writing, and ESL (fee for service). YorkYork County Literacy Council, Hanover OfficeYork County Literacy Council
York County Literacy Council, Adult Education Classes ABE/GED/HiSET York Office•Provides free classes & tutoring for adults in basic reading, to prepare for the High School Equivalency test (HSE), and to Learn English as a Second Language (ESL). •Classes in English as a Second Language (ESL) offered in both York and Hanover (call for time and location). Additional classes include: Citizenship Classes, Conversation Class, Pre Nurse Aide Classes, Direct Care Staff for Personal Care Homes •Next Step Program – helping students to prepare for a career, higher education, and workplace goals •HiSET Testing Location in York County •Home of BUCK A BOOK ® Reading Program held in York County Schools •Volunteers are always needed to be tutors; training is provided. •Workplace education programs-provides customized training to your employees in the areas of reading, writing, and ESL (fee for service). YorkYork County Literacy Council, York OfficeYork County Literacy Council
York Family Literacy, York City School DistrictFamily Literacy Reading With Your Children Workshops engage families in literacy-related activities. The workshops create positive family interactions to facilitate a child’s reading experience in which they can engage with their caregivers in a variety of meaningful, yet simple, experiences centered around books. The program encourages families to create happy reading experiences for their children and a solid foundation for learning. Workshops are focused around texts and literacy activities for an audience of children age five and under. Parents are taught “how to” make reading a fun routine in their homes by using simple materials and engaging texts. The Process YCLC students are notified of upcoming workshops and are encouraged to register for the training. Families with young children are invited to attend. The goals of the workshops are to educate families on the benefits of reading aloud to their children and to promote enthusiasm about reading.YorkYork Family Literacy, York City School DistrictYork City School District
YWCA Greater Harrisburg - Community Education ProgramsChildcare Center, literacy and technology trainging for teachers, computer classes for adults and girls, college classes, GED and ESL classes.DauphinYWCA Greater HarrisburgYWCA Greater Harrisburg

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