Tutor Honored With Service Award

June 9th, 2016

After retiring in late 2011, Bill Torrey wanted to get more involved in his community. He was especially interested in literacy and reading, so he became a volunteer tutor at the Literacy Council of Montgomery County (LCMC). In May of this year, he received the Volunteer Award at the Nancy Dworkin Outstanding Service to Youth Awards

On the Job

June 9th, 2016

ESL student Meiyue Liu was asked by her tutor to write about what she does at work. May 2016 One day I was working on a jacket. The jacket needed to shorten sleeves and move buttons. The tools I needed were scissors, ruler, chalk, iron, blade, thread and sewing machine. First I needed to remove

The Literacy List

May 25th, 2016

A tutor is urgently needed for the following ESL student: A native French speaker in need of a French-speaking tutor. Looking for a current LCMC tutor with a history of working with students with learning disabilities. This student is a native French speaker and would do best with a tutor who could also speak French. She is

Annual Meeting

May 16th, 2016

Thursday, May 26, 2016 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM RSVP here. 6:30 PM business meeting open to all. Click here for the FY17 slate of Board nominees. All attendees will be able to vote. Click here to review the FY17 budget.

Continuing Tutor Education

May 10th, 2016

Attend our Continuing Tutor Education (CTE) session to enhance your tutoring techniques this summer! Supplementary Help for Students Having Trouble Learning to Read Facilitated by Meg Chandler, Tutor Trainer Wednesday, June 22, 2016 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM LCMC Office, Rockville Library This CTE will present excellent supplementary ideas that will allow you to review Laubach

Board Members Wanted

April 15th, 2016

We are looking for Board Members who believe in the mission of LCMC and want to be involved in enriching our community! We are currently accepting applications for the 2017 fiscal year, which begins on July 1, 2016. The deadline to apply is May 15, 2016. Click here for the application.  

April 2016 Newsletter

April 12th, 2016

Our quarterly newsletter is full of student and tutor stories, upcoming LCMC events, and volunteer opportunities. Click here to read the April 2016 issue.

DEADLINE April 15: ESL Legacy Scholarship

April 5th, 2016

The deadline for the ESL Legacy Scholarship is approaching fast. Apply today! To honor and support adult learners in our classroom and tutoring programs, the Literacy Council of Montgomery County (LCMC) is pleased to offer a new scholarship opportunity to children of LCMC students who are currently pursuing, or planning to pursue, a college education. Thanks

A Student’s Story – Clint Jones

April 1st, 2016

Clint Jones was nervous to admit that he couldn’t read or write, but he overcame his fear. He remembers his first day in the LCMC office: “Hi my name is Clint and I have been working with the literacy council for about two years now. I remember the first day walking to the literacy council

Student Writing

March 30th, 2016

Read what our students are saying about learning English with the Literacy Council of Montgomery County. December 2015 I feel good. Thank you to my teacher for his time. I want to learn more level two English with my teacher. – Sungtae Kim, ESL, Skill Book 2 I think I have a great teacher Learning