What is Columbus Literacy Council?
Founded in 1970, Columbus Literacy Council provides a supportive environment and flexible schedules to help adult learners improve their functional literacy skills.

Why would I go Columbus Literacy Council?
We can help you if:

  • You want to learn to speak English.
  • You want to learn to read.
  • You want to improve your reading or writing skills.
  • You want to get a GED.

Who will teach me?
Trained volunteer tutors and qualified teachers.

Where and when are classes held?
Classes are held in our offices and at other local community sites such as public libraries and churches. Classes are available daytime, evening and weekend for your convenience. More details on class sites and times is shared during the student orientation.

Do I have to take tests?
Every student is tested to measure skill levels, but these tests are NOT pass or fail and you do NOT have to study for them.

How do I become a student?
Please complete the Student Registration Form. You will select an orientation date, attend the orientation and registration session. After this, we will meet with you in a one-on-one environment to share our recommendations for your next steps.