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Changing lives one word at a time

Welcome! Washtenaw Literacy's mission is to provide free literacy instruction customized to the needs of adults throughout Washtenaw County, utilizing a trained network of volunteer tutors. It is our vision to eliminate illiteracy in Washtenaw County. For over 40 years we have been empowering adults through improved literacy. Since our founding in 1971, we have served over 20,000 learners and trained and fully supported over 10,000 volunteer tutors.  Learn more.

  • Free TUTORING for ADULTS of ALL AGES!  Free, flexible tutoring in basic reading, writing, math and English as a Second Language (ESL): Learn more.
  • Tutor Social - join us!  We are having a Tutor Social on May 21st, 5:30-7:30pm at Gladwin's Barn!  Come join us for snacks, drinks, and socializing!  All tutors are invited.
  • Attention Personal Tutors:  It is time for you and your learner(s) to complete a Quarterly Update for the period of January 1, 2015 - March 31, 2015.  Please ensure you and your learner(s) submit a completed form by April 30, 2015.  Click here for the Quarterly Update for Personal Tutors.  Click here for the Quarterly Update for Learners in Personal Tutoring.
  • Register today for one of our ongoing Professional Development workshops.  Click here for more information and to register.  
 

Upcoming Events

  • Goal Setting (Module 6)
    April 30, 2015 (6:30 PM - 8:30 PM)

    Join us for Module Six from Core Tutor Training.  This optional module is open to all tutors, not only tutors completing Core Tutor Training. The...

  • ESL Learner Panel (tutor workshop)
    May 02, 2015 (10:00 AM - 11:30 AM)

    Come hear from our ESL learners about their tutoring experiences.  Learning Lab members share their ideas, needs, favorite activities, and advice for...

  • ABC's of Washtenaw Literacy Information Session
    May 04, 2015 (7:00 PM - 8:00 PM)

    Come and learn about volunteer options with Washtenaw Literacy!  You can help change the world, one word at a time.

    You must register by...

  • ABCs of Washtenaw Literacy Information Session
    May 19, 2015 (7:00 PM - 8:00 PM)

    Come and learn about volunteer options with Washtenaw Literacy!  You can help change the world, one word at a time.

    You must register by...