Empowering Foundations for Lifelong Learning.

Prince George's Community College's Basic Literacy Program provides a supportive and engaging environment to strengthen foundation literacy skills. This program focuses on building essential reading, writing, and communication skills to pave the way for academic and personal success.

Who Should Enroll
  • Adults with limited formal education.
  • Those seeking to gain basic or foundational literacy skills.
Program Objectives
  • Develop and enhance sound-letter recognition.
  • Skills to improve word recognition and pronunciation.
  • Build vocabulary with high-frequency sight words.
  • Improve reading fluency through targeted sight word recognition activities.
  • Develop functional grammar and sentence structure skills.
Program Features
  • Small Class Sizes: Facilitate personalized attention and a supportive learning environment.
  • One-on-One Tutoring: Personalized tutoring for students who need individual support.
  • Experienced Instructors: Engage learners with patience, understanding, and a commitment to individual growth.
  • Holistic Support: Connect learners with additional community resources and programs when needed.

Cost: Free!

New students will be given a placement test and placed in classes or paired with a tutor based on availability.

Sign up today!

Literacy Volunteers

Join Us in Building Literacy Foundations!

The Adult Literacy and Tutoring program welcomes applications from adults who are interested in volunteering as literacy tutors for adult beginning readers. As an experienced tutor, you have the skills to make a difference!

Join here

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