Out of caution for road conditions from recent inclement weather, the LCMC office will be following the MCPS decision to delay opening on the morning of Thursday, March 22. The office will be open for students, tutors, and teachers beginning at 11:30am, as staff is expected to report at 11am. Any tutors and students who
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.
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, 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 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
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
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
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.
Our quarterly newsletter is full of student and tutor stories, upcoming LCMC events, and volunteer opportunities. Click here to read the April 2016 issue.