Adult Literacy

According to a study conducted in late April 2013 by the U.S. Department of Education and the National Institute of Literacy, 32 million adults in the U.S. cannot read. That is 14 percent of the population. 21 percent of adults in the U.S. read below a 5th grade level, and 19 percent of high school graduates cannot read.

PSC Offers Tutoring Sites Throughout the District PSC District

515 serves the communities of Beecher, Chicago Heights, Crete, Flossmoor, Ford Heights, Glenwood, Homewood, Matteson, Monee, Olympia Fields, Park Forest, Richton Park, Sauk Village, South Chicago Heights, Steger and University Park; plus portions of Country Club Hills, Hazel Crest, Lynwood, Tinley Park; and adjacent unincorporated areas of Cook and Will counties.

For More Information

Yesenia Garcia, Adult Literacy Specialist
(708) 709-3724 ygarcia2@prairiestate.edu

Kim Marisa Kunce, Dean, Adult Education & Literacy
(708) 709-3684 kkunce@prairiestate.edu

This project was made possible by the Illinois State Library (ISL), a division of the Office of Secretary of State, using state funds designated for literacy.

It is the policy of Prairie State College to provide, on a flexible and individualized basis, reasonable accommodations to students who have disabilities.