DMACC Adult Literacy Center

Listing Last Update: September 16, 2020

Location

1100 7th St
Urban Campus, Bldg 1, Room 229
Des Moines, IA 50314
www.dmacc.edu/urban/alc/Pages/welcome.aspx

Primary Contact

Vickie Merrifield

(515) 248-7517 Ext:15152487517

vlmerrifield@dmacc.edu

Educational services

  • Reading and writing
  • English language
  • How to use Computers/Technology

Instruction Type

  • Computer

Program Overview

To enroll, call 515-248-7517 to set up an interview and assessment. Due to Covid-19, volunteers are not meeting one-to-one with adults who need to improve reading, writing and/or speaking skills. Enrolled adults use computer-based instruction that offers anywhere, anytime learning.

IMPROVE READING WITH ANYWHERE, ANYTIME ONLINE LEARNING

'VIRTUAL READING COACH' ASSIGNS EXACTLY WHAT YOU NEED TO LEARN SO YOU CAN

• SOUND OUT WORDS EASIER

• READ FASTER

• SPELL BETTER

• UNDERSTAND MORE

• WRITE WITH BETTER GRAMMAR

Mission Statement

The Mission of the DMACC Adult Literacy Center is to improve literacy, resulting in enhanced self-esteem, daily living and lifelong learning. Utilizing volunteers and new technologies, we teach adults to read, write and comprehend.

Hours of operation: 8:30-4:00, M-Th, other times as arranged

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Program Status:
Active