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Artesia Literacy Council

Listing Last Update: February 21, 2017


1507 W. Hermosa Ave
P. O. Box 254
Artesia, NM 88210

Primary Contact

June Marie Avery

(575) 748-9740

Educational services

  • To read and write better
  • To study for my high school equivalency exam
  • To learn English
  • To improve my math skills
  • To improve my technology skills

Instruction Type

  • Classroom
  • Computer

Program Overview

The Artesia Literacy Council provides instruction in 1:1 or small group settings for English as a Second Language, Basic Literacy, including GED, Citizenship and other areas. Our all-volunteer staff is eager to assist our students in reaching their goals.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Artesia Literacy Council is to serve the literacy requirements of our community in whatever means necessary. From Adult Basic Education, English as a Second Language, Pre-GED and GED classes, Family and Computer Literacy, to Citizenship studies, we hope to provide for the literacy needs of all Artesians. Our dream is to provide these
services to our community until the services are no longer necessary because everyone in our area can read, write, and speak English, use a computer, and obtain

Hours of operation: 9:00am - 2:00pm Mon - Thurs

Cost info: Provided at no cost to students in all areas.

Student and Volunteer Success Stories

During the last 18 months, we have had 4 GED graduates, 2 people obtain their citizenship, 50+ improve their English skills by at least one level.

Because of the knowledge they have obtained, those seeking employment have found it in our current tight economy.

Program’s Demographics/Metrics

More than 1/2 of our students are Hispanic, with the rest, White and Amerindian.

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