John A. Logan College Literacy Program

John A. Logan College Literacy Program

NLD ID #88862

Contact Information

700 Logan College Drive
Carterville, IL 62918

Primary Contact

Shanda Sylwester

(618) 985-3741 Ext:8414

Hours of Operation

Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

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Program Overview

The JALC Adult Literacy Program helps adults in Jackson, Williamson, Franklin, Perry, & Randolph improve their basic reading, writing, math, and English speaking and listening skills.

If you know of any adult age 17 and older that would like to learn to read, or if you would like to become a volunteer tutor, please contact our office at 618-985-3741 or email the literacy counselor, Shanda Sylwester at

In our program you will meet once or twice a week with a tutor at a place, time, and day(s) that work for you to to help you reach your goals.

Cost Info

No cost for volunteer tutor training or any materials for learners and tutors.

Student and Volunteer Success Stories

Oner of JALC's most recent English Language Learners originally from Venezuela has only been with the program for 11 months. During the first 6 months she was able to secure a library card, work permit, and secure part-time employment. In the last 2 months she has secured full-time employment, a driver's license, independent housing with her sibling, and has improved her SPL from 4 to 7. The learners long term plan is to pursue the TOEFL exam and continue her education at John A Logan College. The learner reports her tutoring experiences have been very positive and rewarding. The learner praised her tutor and stated, “without the help and support of my tutor I might not have gotten this far in such a short time period."

This program listing was last updated: March 26, 2024.

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Education services

  • Read and write better
  • Find a family literacy program
  • Learn English
  • Improve my math skills
  • Volunteer at a program
  • Improve my workforce skills

Instruction Type

  • In-person
  • Online