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Winnebago County Literacy Council

Listing Last Update: November 11, 2015

Location

106 Washington Ave.
Oshkosh, WI 54901
www.winlit.org

Primary Contact

Terri Hansen

(920) 236-5185

hansen@winlit.org

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Educational services

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

Instruction Type

  • Classroom
  • Computer
  • Family literacy program

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Program Overview

Our agency has three major areas of focus: English Language Learning (ELL) classes, Tutoring, and Road to Work (RTW) for Refugees. All services are free of charge.

English classes consist of Family Literacy, English level 1 and 2/3, Basic Computer Literacy, and Health Literacy. Classes are held for 15 weeks during the spring and fall and 12 weeks during the summer.

Learners are assessed by instructors and/or staff at the beginning and end of class.

The tutoring program provides one-to-one interaction with the learner which improves their English skills and has a dramatic impact on improving their learning outcomes and increasing self-sufficiency.

RTW provides intensive employment-related training services. We use a combination of one-to-one coaching and group sessions to accelerate the student's learning. We teach pre-employment skills such as how to write and use a resume, how to complete an application online, and how to practice for an interview. Individual tutoring, Weekly Job Club, and Job Coaching are also offered.

Hours of operation: During Oshkosh Public Library hours

Cost info: Free service

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Program Status:
Active