Support for this program is provided by:​​​

  • Dollar General Literacy Foundation

  • Byron L. Walter Family Trust

  • GGBCF's Funds for Greater Green Bay

  • GGBCF Stand Together Foundation Grant

  • Department of Children & Families Grant through WI Literacy

  • Kaap Charitable Trust

  • American Family Insurance Dream Foundation

"My experience in the Family Literacy program has been great! When I started, I had a lot of mixed feelings -- I was nervous and unsure about going back to school as an adult. But then I was greeted by my teacher, who made me feel welcome and told me from the very first day I could do anything I set my mind to! Working in this program alongside my children has been a blessing; my youngest daughter loves 'coming to school' with mom!" - Korean H.

Children First Family Literacy GED Program

The Children First Family Literacy Program is the only comprehensive family literacy program of its kind in the area, and the only one that educates the entire family.  We believe this holistic approach to teaching and learning helps foster an environment where all family members recognize and embrace the importance of enhancing literacy skills.  With ongoing family literacy education comes the realization by our parents that they truly can and do have a profound impact on the achievements and successes of their children.

Fall 2020 Virtual Session

August 17th to December 16th, 2020

(18-Week Session)
Monday, August 17th -- 
First Day of Virtual Fall Session

Wednesday, December 16th -- Last Day of Virtual Fall Session


(A.M. GED Class)

9:00 am -11:30 am


(P.M. GED Class)

5:00 pm -7:30 pm


Classes include:

Adult Education/GED Test Preparation
Early Childhood Education for the Children of Enrolled Parents

Family Empowerment Instruction for Parents

PACT - Parent and Child Together Time

Computer/Keyboarding Instruction

Eligibility Requirements

Parent must be 18 ½ years of age. Parent must have at least one child age 10 or under. Parent must test at an appropriate reading level for GED instruction.

A laptop or desktop computer with internet access and a working microphone and webcam are also required to participate successfully.



Parent will need to complete a GEDReady Reading assessment online and score at an appropriate level. Parent will then complete an orientation process online. 

For more information, contact Kelly Severson,

the Family Literacy Program Manager, at (920) 435-2474 ext. 108

The Children First Family Literacy Partners

Literacy Green Bay

424 S. Monroe Avenue
Green Bay, WI 54301

Tel: 920-435-2474


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