Literacy allows parents to read to their children.
Learn about our literacy services for school age children and adults.
Our goal is to improve the literacy abilities of low-income students and adults in Lee County.
Learn for life. Once you learn to read, you will forever be free.
The Lee County Literacy Council wants to help you and your family learn for life. We improve the reading, writing, spelling, and comprehension of children and adults by trained volunteer tutors who provide research-based literacy instruction in a nurturing environment. < CLICK TO LEARN MORE >
Lee County Literacy Council provides expert guidance for our students every step of the way. We help adults with the next step. Adults who drop out of school and want to obtain a GED in order to further their education.
Learn and build remedial skills in order to improve college entrance exam scores for local community college.
about Adult Services
English As A Second Language
At English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) we assist adults where English is a second language and need to be competent to seek employment can qualify for tutoring.
We are interested in finding volunteers for this program. ESOL is coming soon to Lee County Literacy Council, please call or email with interest.
Learn to read and succeed. An Augustine Literacy Project® (ALP) child qualifying for services must be low income receiving reduced or free lunches at school or other Social Services such as Medicaid, WIC or subsidized housing.
about Children Services
Keep up to date on the latest news and Information to all students and tutors. Learn about what is the happening in the community and all programs involved with Lee County Literacy Council.
Our mission is to improve the reading, writing and spelling abilities of low-income children and teens who struggle with literacy skills. We provide ongoing, hands-on, and accessible tutoring for our students and the resources and training needed for its volunteers.
We train and support volunteer tutors who provide free, long term, one-to-one instruction using the Orton-Gillingham approach and Wilson Reading System® materials. Our tutors work with students in the Sanford area.
Serving school age children who qualify
• Low-income receiving free or reduced lunches at school
• 1-2 years behind in reading, writing or spelling
• Receiving other Social Service such as Medicaid, WIC, or housing