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.
- Free TUTORING for ADULTS of ALL AGES! Free, flexible tutoring in basic reading, writing, math and English as a Second Language (ESL): Learn more
- Quarterly Updates for both Tutors and Learners are due: Please submit Tutor and Learner updates for all personal tutoring (Clusters and One-on-One) between December 2013-February 2014 by March 31st. Even if your pair only met for a portion of this time, let us know how it went. To access the forms, please click either the Tutor or Learner link here.
- Celebration of Learning (formerly Appreciation Day) is March 27th, 2014. Please join us for a fun evening to celebrate everyone's hard work and achievements. All tutors, learners, and their families are invited to attend. This is a potluck event. Please bring a dish to share, if you can. Here is the flyer with specific location details. Please feel free to print and distribute to learners. Also, please let us know if you will be attending by responding here.
- Summer 2014 Professional Development Opportunities for Tutors: Summer is just around the corner, we hope! It's time to start making your summertime plans and we hope you will include professional development workshops in those plans! Click here for more information about upcoming workshops. To RSVP, please Click Here.