The 2017 Adult Literacy Research and Training Symposium will be held at the WMU Fetzer Center on Friday, December 1, from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and all interested individuals are invited to attend. This event will provide attendees with an increased understanding of key adult literacy issues and current best practices in four major areas: Parent Literacy, Workplace Literacy, Health Literacy and English as a Second Language. The symposium will also cover how to create vibrant learning opportunities in Community Literacy Centers.
Click here for the 2017 Fall Semester Adult Learning Guide. Learn more about Adult Literacy, GED Preparation, English as a Second Language, and Tutor Training opportunities.
Save the date for the 7th Annual Kalamazoo SCRABBLE® Fest! The Kalamazoo Literacy Council (KLC) is hosting the event on April 8, 2017, from 12:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Bell’s Eccentric Café. This event will raise awareness of adult literacy as well as help raise funds to strengthen and expand adult literacy services for adults who struggle to read. Last year, more than 100 players attended the event raising more than $13,000 to support the KLC. We hope to have an even greater event this year.