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Literacy Center For the Midlands

Listing Last Update: April 4, 2017

Location

324 S 72nd St.
Omaha, NE 68114
giveliteracy.org/

Primary Contact

Linda Butkus

(402) 342-7323

lbutkus@midlandsliteracy.org

Educational services

  • Reading and writing
  • To study for high school equivalency
  • English language
  • Math
  • How to use Computers/Technology
  • Volunteer at a Program
  • Information about the GED Test

Instruction Type

  • Classroom
  • Computer

Program Overview

The Literacy Center's mission is carried out via five main programs:General Education Diploma (GED) Preparation provides small classroom instruction for adult students testing at 9th grade or above. Self-paced or accelerated classes are available for students to help prepare them to successfully complete the five GED tests.
Adult Basic Education is small classroom learning and one-on-one tutoring to adults who test below the 8th grade level. This program focuses on basic reading, writing and computation, with an emphasis on developing critical thinking skills.
English as a Second Language (ESL) in small classroom and one-on-one tutoring for adults who are not native English speakers. ESL classes focus on helping students gain essential basic English and survival English skills.
Computer Literacy for English and non- English speaking students to learn computer and keyboarding skills to orient them to the technology required for employment and other critical life functions.
Career Pathways focuses on assisting students with their educational and employment goals. Students enroll in Employment Skills and Financial Literacy classes and meet with staff to develop a plan to achieve their goals.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to empower adults and families by helping them acquire the literacy skills and practices to be active and contributing members of their communities.

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Program Status:
Active