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No classes or tutoring for now

Mar 14, 2020 : Articles

The health of our students, tutors, and staff is important to us.  There will be no in-person classes or tutoring at Literacy Pittsburgh for now.

We will contact students and tutors by phone and email when classes and tutoring can begin again. Students can call 412-393-7642 for news.

Tutors are encouraged to keep in touch with their students to offer support and encourage learning and tips have been communicated in emails to you. Please contact your program coordinator with questions.

Students have many opportunities to continue learning. Please contact your program coordinator or teacher for information.

In-person tutor trainings are cancelled. We plan to launch virtual training soon so that we can quickly match waiting students when we resume normal operations. To learn more about training options and to receive a volunteer application, call 412-393-7645 or click here.

Staff members are working remotely. Please see our Contact Us page for general questions. If you need to contact a specific staff member, please visit our Staff page.

Please watch our website and social media for updates.

Literacy Pittsburgh (formerly Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council) helps create better lives through learning. Recognized as a national leader in adult and family literacy, Literacy Pittsburgh is the largest provider of adult basic education in Allegheny and Beaver Counties. Last year, Literacy Pittsburgh helped more than 5,100 individuals acquire reading, writing, math, English language, computer and workforce skills so they may reach their fullest potential in life and participate productively in their communities. Literacy Pittsburgh provides free, personalized instruction in workforce readiness, high school diploma test preparation, English as a second language, basic skills, and family literacy through one-to-one and small class instruction, along with referrals to other family support organizations. Founded in 1982, it serves local adults through numerous neighborhood locations and its Downtown Pittsburgh Learning Center.