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GREATER WAUKESHA LITERACY (Literacy Council of Greater Waukesha, Inc.)

Listing Last Update: August 13, 2018


217 Wisconsin Ave
Ste B16
Waukesha, WI 53186

Educational services

  • Reading and writing
  • Find a family literacy program
  • To help my child learn
  • To study for high school equivalency
  • English language
  • Math
  • How to use Computers/Technology
  • Volunteer at a Program
  • Other

Instruction Type

  • Classroom
  • Family literacy program

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Program Overview

The Literacy Council of Greater Waukesha (operating under the name GREATER WAUKESHA LITERACY) provides and advocates basic literacy skills and services to improve the quality of life of its learners and strives to be the premier resource in Waukesha Co. for promoting literacy, enriching lives and enhancing the community.

Founded in 1986, GWL provides one-on-one tutoring to individuals to improve their basic skills like reading, writing, math and English as a second language. We also help people prepare for their high school credential, citizenship, employment and advancement at work.

To promote reading, GWL celebrates Dr. Seuss's birthday by distributing books and having volunteers read to children throughout Waukesha Co.

Mission Statement

GREATER WAUKESHA LITERACY is dedicated to providing and advocating basic literacy skills and services to improve the quality of life of our learners.

Hours of operation: M-F 9-5

Cost info: Generous scholarships available, although students are asked to contribute to their education based on their ability to do so.

Student and Volunteer Success Stories

Our National Work Readiness Certificate training pilot program class in the Summer 2017 managed a 100% certificate completion rate and 100% of the program's graduates were employed within 14 days of earning their certificate.

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