Nominate your favorite teacher to win a $1,000 grant!

NLD Image

Capital Area Literacy Coalition Adult Basic Education

Listing Last Update: February 26, 2020


1028 E. Saginaw
Lansing, MI 48906-5518

Primary Contact

Sharon Monod

(517) 485-4949

NLD Image

Educational services

  • To read and write better
  • To find a family literacy program
  • To study for my high school equivalency exam
  • To learn English

Instruction Type

  • Family literacy program

NLD Image

Program Overview

Free, confidential, one-to-one help that is individualized to meet each person's goals: reading, writing, and math.

Mission Statement

Mission Statement The Capital Area Literacy Coalition helps children and adults learn to read, write and speak English with an ultimate goal of helping individuals achieve self-sufficiency. We achieve this through direct services and by enhancing literacy efforts of community organizations in the Capital Area and throughoutthe state of Michigan.In Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham Counties over 80,000adults are functionally illiterate. We Provide: Tutors with the training and support to achieve students' literacy goals. Students receive free, one-to-one or small group instruction. Our Executive Director, an MSU professor, is an internationally known authority on literacy and learning. Thus students can receive a high level of service regardless of any learning disability they may have. Our award winning programs have been published and disseminated widely. Community volunteers generously donate their time. We have over 75 tutoring locations. Our Learning Centers include books, tapes, videos and computer programs for adults and children. Diagnostic testing and vision screening are free.We help: children struggling in school, migrant families, refugees learning English and adults trying to get a better job and improve their families' lives. - See more at:

Hours of operation: M - F, 9 AM- 5PM

Student and Volunteer Success Stories

I couldn't believe how many high school graduates can't read the newspaper, I mean it is written on the sixth grade level! 'Mary'

Program Status: