Nonprofit international literacy organization based in Syracuse, New York, formed from the merger of Laubach Literacy International and Literacy Volunteers of America. Reports on the state of literacy, information about projects and programs, and links to events, training, and resources.
ABC Life Literacy Canada
A national non-profit literacy organization, in partnership with business, labour, educators and government. The focus is on public awareness programs and helping the private sector to establish workplace basic education programs.
Adult Literacy and Technology Network
A national effort dedicated to finding solutions for using technology to enhance adult literacy.
Australian Council for Adult Literacy
A community site that gives information about literacy projects, conferences and related publications in Australia.
Boston Adult Literacy Initiative (ALI)
Provides definitions, FAQs and links relating to literacy. Joint effort of Roxbury Community College and the University of Massachusetts at Boston.
The Caribbean Regional Council for Adult Education (CARCAE)
CARCAE, established in 1978 as the umbrella agency for Adult Education in the Dutch, English, French and Papiamento-speaking Caribbean. National Adult Education Associations and individual members working in a wide variety of social spheres.
Resource for adult basic education instructors. Search a lesson database by topic or program type and discover lessons that have been used successfully by instructors with their students.
Exploring Adult Literacy
Evolving electronic peer-reviewed journal intended for adult literacy practitioners in adult basic education, family literacy and workplace literacy. Provides practical, but research-based short articles on new ideas in the field as well as position papers, lesson plans, reviews, and an interactive forum for adult literacy providers.
Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council
Nonprofit agency providing literacy programs for adults and out-of-school young adults in western Pennsylvania.
The Literacy Center
Attleboro, Massachusetts training and support services.
Literacy Resources - Rhode Island
The Swearer Center for Public Service, Literacy Resources, Rhode Island Campus.
Literacy Services of Wisconsin
Offering free adult basic education tutoring, provides adults instruction in reading, writing, GED/ high school equivalency test preparation and English as a second language.
For adult students and their teachers, LiteracyLink offers online GED modules, and information about the PBS Workplace Essential Skills series.
Maryland Adult Literacy Resource Center
Maryland Adult Literacy Resource Center: resources and information for adult literacy providers and students in Maryland.
Mercy Learning Center
Providing literacy and life-skills training to low-income women in Bridgeport, CT, through one-on-one Tutoring and full-time, classroom-based Intensive Study
National Adult Literacy Agency
Ireland's national adult literacy site with links to resources, local contacts, literacy tools, press releases, and notices for conferences, publications and related concerns.
National Adult Literacy Database (NALD)
"NALD is Canada's adult literacy information network. NALD is the one-stop centre for information on adult literacy programs, resources, services and activities in Canada. NALD also provides links with other services and databases across North America and overseas." [English and French]
National Assessments of Adult Literacy
Provides statistics and figures on adult literacy rates, and current as well as projected trends in literacy education.
National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy
Disseminates research and best practices in the adult basic education field to practitioners, scholars, and policy makers. Includes teaching materials and teacher training materials, as well as scholarship information for doctoral programs.
Northwest Regional Literacy Resource Center
Resource for practitioners in the field of adult literacy, basic skills and English as a Second Language.
The Ohio Literacy Resource Center
Provides support, training and resources for practitioners who work with adult literacy students in the state of Ohio.
The Outreach and Technical Assistance Network (OTAN) is a California state site with technical assistance, communication linkages, and electronic resources for the adult education and literacy practitioner.
Richardson Adult Literacy Center
Richardson Texas Adult Literacy Center uses the Laubach method of teaching English as a second language. Includes tips for tutors.
St. James ESL Program
St. James ESL Program is a non-sectarian, non-profit, volunteer and community-based organization that provides English and other instruction to adult refugees and low-income immigrants in Seattle, Washington
Women Expanding: Literacy Education Action Resource Network
Promotes literacy and literature for all women and maintains a resource list of women-centered adult basic English literacy materials.
Adult Education Participation in North America: International Perspectives
U.S. Department of Education, Human Resources Development Canada, and Statistics Canada drew upon the results of the International Adult Literacy Survey and examined levels of literacy achieved in North America. [PDF] (September 01, 2001)
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