Adult Basic Education
The ABE program at Walworth County Literacy Council (WCLC) serves students who are fluent in English and in need of the council’s services for an array of reasons; to enter employment, read and interpret bills, order from a menu, acquire a library card, read to their children or grandchildren, or pass a vital test to further their education or career.
The Citizenship Program covers the U.S. civics and language skills necessary for students to pass the United States Customs and Immigration Services (USCIS) naturalization test and interview.
English as a Second Language (ESL) Program
Walworth County Literacy Council (WCLC) provides learning opportunities for adults who wish to improve their lives by learning to speak, read or write English. This program is available for students who speak no English, as well as those who want to fine-tune their English language skills.
The GED program at Walworth County Literacy Council (WCLC) helps prepare students for the GED examination. Students and their tutors meet at a public library on a regular basis to work on student-specific skills and goals. This program is a collaborative effort between Gateway Technical College (GTC) and WCLC.
Jail Literacy Program
Adult Basic Education (reading, writing and math) classes are offered at the Walworth County Jail in Elkhorn, WI. Small group classes of incarcerated adults, who are interested in furthering their eduction, are taught by volunteer instructors.