Adult education

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Online resources and community organizations

Literacy Council
The Literacy Council for Josephine County is an all-volunteer, community organization dedicated to fostering adult literacy through tutoring in basic reading, writing, math, and English language skills. They offer one-on-one tutoring for adults (18 years of age or over) at no charge. Each learning program is tailored to the goals and needs of the student. Visit Literacy Council for Josephine County
Rogue Community College
Rogue Community College, located in both Josephine and Jackson counties, offers classes toward a variety of vocations and associates degrees. Explore the academic and recreational offerings, including distance learning and continuing education opportunities. Visit Rogue Community College
LearningExpress Library Adult Core Skills
Build your math skills, become a better reader, study for the GED test, take practice tests to become a U.S. citizen, and more using LearningExpress Library. VISIT LEARNINGEXPRESS HUB
Goodwill Community Foundation Core Skills
Whether you want to learn new words, practice your reading skills, or expand your knowledge of fractions, decimals, percents, and algebra, these interactive lessons can help. Visit Goodwill Community Foundation Core Skills
BBC Skillswise
Skillswise is a collection of free videos and downloadable worksheets to help adult learners improve their reading, writing, and numeracy skills. Visit BBC Skillswise
Beating Dyslexia
Beating Dyslexia is a website developed by dyslexics to provide free resources and support to those experiencing dyslexia. Visit Beating Dyslexia
Learning Disabilities of America
If you are a parent or teacher of a child with a learning disability or have learning disabilities yourself, you are not alone. Use this website for parent support, referrals, school program development, adult issues, and more. Visit Learning Disabilities of America
GCF Learn Free
GCF Learn Free has hundreds of tutorials focusing on technology, job training, reading, and math skills. VISIT GCF LEARN FREE