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Catherine McAuley Center Adult Basic Education Program

Listing Last Update: June 9, 2017


866 4th Ave SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52403

Primary Contact

Katie Rosenberger

(319) 731-0444

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Educational services

  • To read and write better
  • To learn English
  • To improve my math skills
  • To improve my technology skills

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Program Overview

The Adult Basic Education Program provides free one-on one tutoring and group education to adults who are English Language Learners, studying for the U.S. Citizenship test, and/or striving to improve basic reading and math skills. The goal is to help individuals build the basic skills they need to communicate in daily life, improve employment, and support their families' well-being.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Catherine McAuley Center is to offer hope and opportunity through educational and supportive services that promote stability, skill-building, and connection.

Hours of operation: Monday and Wednesday:8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday: 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Friday: 8:00 a.m. to noon, Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to noon

Cost info: CMC offers free one-on-one and group instruction in English as a Second Language (ESL), U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation, and basic math or reading. Educational materials are provided free of charge to students completing at least four hours of study. The program also offers a basic food pantry, transportation assistance as needed, assistance with identifying and accessing other needed community resources, and child-friendly study rooms for parents to bring children with them to lessons.

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