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  • Florida Literacy Coalition Florida Literacy Coalition

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Mission Statement

Established in 1985, The Florida Literacy Coalition (FLC) promotes, supports and advocates for the effective delivery of quality adult and family literacy services in the state of Florida.

Description

As a statewide umbrella literacy organization and the host of Florida's State Literacy Resource Center, FLC provides a range of services to support more than 300 adult education, literacy and family literacy providers throughout Florida. Special emphasis is placed on assisting community based literacy organizations with their training and program development needs.

Programs and Services

Literacy Promotion and Toll Free Literacy Hotline

1-800-237-5113

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FLC promotes reading and raises awareness about literacy issues in Florida. A trained referral specialist provides on call information about education programs and volunteer opportunities in communities throughout the state.

Florida Literacy Conference
One of Florida's premier literacy events, this three day annual conference offers a wide range of training and networking opportunities to literacy practitioners and volunteers.

Training and Technical Assistance
FLC offers professional development opportunities which provide literacy practitioners and volunteers with tools and resources to enhance program quality. Focus areas include program management, planning, curriculum development, marketing, fundraising, board development and volunteer tutor training.

Networking and Communications
FLC promotes and facilitates information sharing, networking and collaborative programming among literacy providers through services such as moderated discussion lists, the Florida Literacy Directory and Resource Guide and targeted technical assistance in developing regional literacy coalitions.

Publications and Resources
FLC provides a wide range of free reference and outreach materials, serving as a clearinghouse for the distribution of quality resource materials for literacy instructors and administrators.

Internet Resources
In partnership with the National Institute for Literacy's LINCS information system, the Florida Literacy Resource Center's web site offers a portal to access the latest literacy-related research, statistics, events, curriculum materials, training resources and promising practices from Florida and around the nation.

Advocacy
FLC serves as an advocate for community-based literacy programs and quality literacy services statewide.

Website

http://www.floridaliteracy.org

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