We help Chicago's literacy programs thrive!

As a leading expert in adult literacy, Literacy Works’ Community Literacy strengthens the adult education landscape through robust training in instructional techniques, program management, and student support.


Literacy Works’ 12 hour intensive ABE and ESL Tutor Essentials trainings will teach you everything you need to know to feel prepared for your first tutor match. 
This training is free to member organizations and $120 for non-members


Literacy Works offers a diverse collection of professional development on topics that support adult literacy programs. Our trainings focus on issues that are important to literacy programs, staff and learners. All trainings are free to member organizations and fees may apply for non-members.


Literacy Works’ interactive OK Learn workshops help parents bring literacy into their homes.  At each workshop, parents will learn family reading strategies and receive a free book! OK Learn workshops are fee-based. Contact us to host an OK Learn program at your organization.

641 W. Lake Street Chicago, IL 60661