Our Mission is to help adults and families acquire the reading, writing, math, English language, computer, and workforce skills they need to function effectively as workers and community members.
Our vision is to build a community literate in the English language.
Literacy Green Bay is:
We empower adults and families to attain self-sufficiency in order to be productive members of society.
We include adults and families from all socio-economic and demographic backgrounds who are in need of literacy skill sets.
We are accountable to uphold highest standards in financial stewarship, educational efforts, and inter-personal relationships.
We collaborate with the community towards a common goal of creating a vibrant, literate society.
We approach challenges by creating and implementing solutions that meet the needs of all stakeholders.
Our goals include:
building community awareness and support for adult literacy and lifelong learning,
better addressing the specific needs of our adult students,
increasing program evaluation and accountablity systems.
These goals directly support our mission.
As a new tutor the training classes and vast resources made available to me have given me a skillset to provide and facilitate learning opportunities for my student. Specifically with the access to skilled guidance from Literacy staff and excellent learning materials. I can pinpoint areas of need such as fluency, comprehension and grammar. Thank you for this program and all you do at Literacy to make the puzzle pieces fit for success."
- Rosie W.- Tutor in our Adult Tutoring Program
When I came to the United States 10 years ago, I didn't know any English. I didn't know how to talk, read, and write. Now I can visit my friends and have conversations with them. Little by little I feel more confident speaking in other situations: assisting the teacher in childcare, talking with other people.Actually, I am continuously using English because I need to solve many more pieces of the puzzle.”
-Martha O., one of our tutored ELL students
The Children First Family Literacy program has helped me in so many ways. This program has helped me get the education that I wanted and also helped me open up so many more choices in my life. It has helped me be more confident in myself; I now have everything I need to get a job or go to college. I believe everyone deserves a second chance at getting their education. The doors are now open for me and I am going to walk through those doors and get a job.”
- Anthony R. GED Graduate-March 2013