To serve the community by providing resources and tutoring to children, youth and adults in order to enhance their academic skills in all areas.
The Literacy Council of Middle Tennessee (LCMT) was founded in the fall of 1983 under the original name The Literacy Council of Sumner County. The Literacy Council is presently serving over 1700 students a year from counties all over Middle TN. Services provided are one-on-one tutoring sessions to: 1) Adult Learners who wish to learn to read, 2) COVER (Community Offered Volunteer Education Resources) partnering with local schools during the school day, providing an early literacy intervention program for Kindergarten, through Second Grade students, 3)Tutoring 18 and under year round in Reading, Writing, and Math, 4)GED/HiSET Preperation for students wanting their High School Diploma. Through partnering volunteer tutors with our students, we have been able to help thousands of individuals reach their academic goals. All of our tutoring services are provided free of charge and we are very proud that 95% of our organization is comprised of volunteers.