Literacy Council closed February 20, 2019

February 20th, 2019

The LCMC office will be closed on Wednesday, February 20, 2019.  Staff will have access to email.  We will reopen on Thursday, February 21st.

Literacy Council Closed Monday, January 14, 2019

January 14th, 2019

The LCMC office will be closed on Monday, January 14, 2019.  Staff will have access to email.  We will reopen on Tuesday, January 15th.

LCMC on County Cable Montgomery

December 21st, 2018

LCMC’s work was recognized on County Cable Montgomery and by the Montgomery County Council on December 20, 2018. See the feature below! You can support this vital work by making your tax-deductible donation today.

2018 ESL Legacy Scholarship Applications Open!

January 10th, 2018

We are pleased to announce the continuation of the ESL Legacy Scholarship. Thanks to the generosity of a donor, and in partnership with The Community Foundation and Future Link, the ESL Legacy Scholarship provides financial support to children whose parents studied English as a Second Language (ESL) through the classroom or tutoring programs at LCMC.

Support Adult Education this Back to School Season

August 30th, 2017

Dear LCMC family, It’s late summer, a time when our stores have “back to school” items for sale, and children are anticipating what their teachers and classes will be like. However, at the Literacy Council of Montgomery County (LCMC), as our classes begin again, we know it’s not just children headed back to school after summer

Gabriel Martinez Cabrera – Executive Director

August 28th, 2017

Gabriel Martinez Cabrera, aka Gabe, has worked in underserved communities in New York, Boston, and San Francisco. Over the years, his work evolved into workforce development, where he was in charge of a federally funded program that helped young returning citizens find family sustaining employment. More recently, he worked for a research firm called Digital

In Memory of Debbie Demske

April 25th, 2017

In Memory of Debbie Demske The Literacy Council of Montgomery County and the community of adult learners that we serve lost a great friend and advocate with the death of Debra Nita Demske. Debbie passed away on April 17 in Montgomery Hospice’s Casey House with her mother and son Ben by her side. Debbie was

2017 ESL Legacy Scholarship Deadline Extended to February 28 – APPLY NOW!

February 2nd, 2017

LCMC Year in Review

October 19th, 2016

  As we marked our 53rd anniversary of providing free English instruction, we are pleased to report that, with the support of our volunteers, donors and partners, we were able to help over 1,750 adult learners improve their English language proficiency – a 25% growth over the past 5 years! Our  dedicated and committed tutors

Rockville Rewards Card

August 25th, 2016

Do you love to shop and eat in Rockville? How would you like to save money while helping the Literacy Council of Montgomery County (LCMC)?  Purchase a Rockville Rewards card from LCMC for $25 and one-hundred percent of the purchase supports life-changing English literacy services for adults. Then, enjoy discounts on local goods and services from September 1, 2016 to