Event: Professional Development for Tutors

Hello FCLC Tutors! Please plan on attending our Tutor Training on Saturday, September 17 from 9:00 to 3:00 at our 305 W. Commerce Street office. This professional development training will cover various areas of class management as well as how to structure lessons to best meet the needs of your student(s).  If there are other Read more about Event: Professional Development for Tutors[…]

Celebrating 50 Years of International Literacy Day

50 years ago today, September 8th was officially established as International Literacy Day. Today, UNESCO celebrates their five decade long “efforts and progress made to increase literacy rates around the world” even as it “looks to innovative solutions to boost literacy in the future”. The motto of this landmark anniversary celebration is ever hopeful and Read more about Celebrating 50 Years of International Literacy Day[…]

Peter Rabbit Forges a Path to Literacy

The August 27th Path to Literacy Character Walk introduced what the FCLC hopes will become a Franklin County tradition. Thanks to all who came out to participate! A lot of planning, service, and support went into making the Walk the fantastic event that it was. Area civic leaders teamed up with FCLC and Coyle Free Library Read more about Peter Rabbit Forges a Path to Literacy[…]

In the News (Public Opinion): Group aims to promote literacy in community

Vicky Taylor, vtaylor@publicopinionnews.com6:54 p.m. EDT August 10, 2016 CHAMBERSBURG – The Franklin County Literacy Council is urging area residents to follow the path to literacy and to help others do the same. To accomplish that, the council is sponsoring a Family Literacy Walk on Aug. 27 to kick off Coyle Free Library’s annual Storytelling Festival Read more about In the News (Public Opinion): Group aims to promote literacy in community[…]

From the Coordinator’s Desk: Tutor Resources and a Training

Hello, tutors! Welcome to the beginning of the FCLC 2016-17 Program year. Now is the time to begin implementing the new tracking forms we will be using. If you have not yet received an email containing these forms, please contact Sue (shmichalski@iu12.org). You should begin using these forms as soon as you receive them. If Read more about From the Coordinator’s Desk: Tutor Resources and a Training[…]

Event: Path to Literacy Character Walk

Follow the Path to Literacy and help others to do the same! The Franklin County Literacy Council IU12 and the Coyle Free Library are joining forces to promote literacy. On Saturday, August 27, The Franklin County Literacy Council will hold a Family Literacy Walk to support the Path to Literacy from 9:00 a.m. until 10:00 Read more about Event: Path to Literacy Character Walk[…]

In the News (Public Opinion): Citizens get opportunity to make English their second language

by David Barr, dbarr@publicopinionnews.com 6:27 p.m. EST March 10, 2016 [Featured photo:Bianca Garcia, an English as a second language teacher instructs a class Thursday, March 10, 2016 at Coyle Free Library. An ESL class is being presented by Lincoln Intermediate Unit at Coyle Free Library. (Photo: Markell DeLoatch, Public Opinion)] CHAMBERSBURG – Three organizations are working together Read more about In the News (Public Opinion): Citizens get opportunity to make English their second language[…]

In the News (Herald Mail): Pa. literacy council fights ‘a bigger problem than most people want to acknowledge’

by Jennifer Fitch Posted: Saturday, April 2, 2016 4:42 pm [Featured photo: Student, Sonny Force, left, brushes up on algebra concepts Thursday with assistance of literacy volunteer Don Hallock. Franklin County Literacy Council is seeking more volunteers (photograph by Kevin G. Gilbert/Chief Photographer, Herald Mail)] CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — Sonny Force turns in his homework assignments more dependably than Read more about In the News (Herald Mail): Pa. literacy council fights ‘a bigger problem than most people want to acknowledge’[…]