Their goal is for the 2 million non-literate Spanish speakers in the U.S. to be able to learn to read and write. By doing so, they will have the opportunity to become proficient in Spanish and English; improve their quality of life; enjoy economic stability and improved self-esteem and confidence; participate actively in their communities; understand how to learn; and impact future generations by passing on a tradition of learning.
Description of Programs
Leamos™ (Let’s Read)
Is a simple and easy-to-use pre-ESL online literacy course that teaches non-literate Spanish-speaking adults to read and write. Consisting of 43 instructional modules, it has been used successfully by thousands of individuals, adult education programs, libraries and more.
The average course completion is 100 hours and includes downloadable workbooks and tutor guides. By learning on a computer, students overcome their fear of computers.
Listos (We’re Ready)
Functional literacy program teaches practical financial skills in Spanish to approximately 100 adults, ages 18+, who have basic reading and writing skills.