Martin Luther King Day is a day “ON” for the UIC Center for Literacy. Our staff, AmeriCorps members, and 23 community volunteers read Martin’s Big Words,: the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, to children at six Chicago homeless shelters. Parents and children also enjoyed an arts and craft activity
In the spirit of the holiday season, we asked our friends to support family literacy by giving to our Holiday Virtual Book Drive through First Book and raised enough money for 124 new books for the families we serve. UIC Center for Literacy’s programs serve thousands of Chicago Head Start
The General Education Development (GED) test in the United States is changing—for only the sixth time ever. While test-takers are rushing to complete their testing before December 31, the UIC Center for Literacy at the College of Education is preparing Chicago Head Start parents for the new test in 2014.