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  • Literacy Council of Clermont and Brown Counties Literacy Council of Clermont and Brown Counties

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Mission Statement

Our mission is to offer adults basic listening, speaking, reading and writing skills to enrich quality of life.

Description

1. Free literacy services to adults 18 and older in Clermont & Brown Counties. One-on-one tutoring to improve reading, writing, spelling, comprehension and English speaking skills for adult learners. Students are assessed and matched with a tutor in their geographic area.

2. Tutors are certified after 8 hours of training in the phonics-based Laubach method of one-on-one tutoring. We offer workshops and the cost is $20. Tutors and adult learners meet for about 2 hours a week, at a convenient time in public places, such as libraries and churches.

3. Annual Spelling Bee Fundraiser in June provides community visibility and raises money for our non-profit agency.

-Enter a team of 2 or 3 adults to compete

-Provide corporate or individual financial donations or sponsor a team

-Donate prizes for winners or items for the silent auction

-Advertise your business with team attire

-Attend the Bee to support the Literacy Council!

4. The Literacy Council wants to inform church, community, civic, and business groups about the 26,000 illiterate in Clermont and Brown Cos. This will encourage low-level readers to get the help they need, and encourage others to become tutors or volunteers.

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