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READ Jackson County/Plaza Latina

Listing Last Update: October 20, 2015

Location

113 N Chestnut St
PO Box 1045
Seymour, IN 47274

Primary Contact

Amy Anderson Miller

(812) 523-8688

director@readjacksoncounty.org

Educational services

  • Reading and writing
  • To help my child learn
  • To study for high school equivalency
  • English language
  • How to use Computers/Technology
  • Information about the GED Test
  • Other

Instruction Type

  • Classroom
  • Computer
  • Family literacy program

Program Overview

Training – Our Executive Director, Amy Anderson Miller is also a member of ProLiteracy and a certified trainer for Basic and ESL support. Free trainings are provided on a regular basis. Basic Literacy - All Basic Literacy tutoring is one-on-one. (ESL)English as Second Language – an important part of READ is the Plaza Latina of Jackson County. In keeping with READ’s mission, this agency provides one-on-one tutoring, Plaza Comunitaria web learning, Rosetta Stone, group conversation classes, and also sponsors “Working For Our Dreams” Jackson County’s first Spanish-centered 4-H troop. Pre-GED and GED – We provide tutoring for those enrolled at the JCLC for GED. We tutor for both the Spanish and English GED’s. Family Literacy/ School Programs – Throughout Jackson County, we provide tutoring during the school year with in the schools, as well as after-school homework help. READ TO ME hosts reading classes, in the county libraries and schools, that encourage family reading time. Community Book Sales – On the second FRIDAY of each month RJCPL hosts a Community Book Sale. Hundreds of books are FREE and all other books are always $1.00 or LESS! Annual Jackson County Book Drive – each September READ places RED TOTES throughout Jackson County for used book donations. Many of these books are recycled back out into Jackson County for FREE. !FREE BOOKS! – Each year at KIDSFEST and Downtown Trick or Treat RJCPL gives away free books to all participating children.

Hours of operation: Mon-Thurs 9am-3pm / Friday 9am-Noon

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Program Status:
Active