General Education and Literacy Programs
MAC2 | www.mac2.org/
The goal of MAC2 is to work with other literacy programs in the area (specifically MACAE) to develop curriculums that provide the best support to adult and alternative education and learning.
MW! Association: Michigan Works! | www.michiganworks.org/
Michigan Works Associations’ task is to give leadership and promote excellence for the development of Michigan’s Workforce Development System
Continuing Education Programs
Another Chance | Wsuanotherchance2@gmail.com
Tutoring provided through Wayne State University for nontraditional learners 18 years and older who are working towards passing their GED exams.
MAACE: Michigan Association for Adult and Continuing Education | www.maace.org/
MAACE delivers quality professional development for adults in diverse sectors, from universities to corrections, in addition to helping its consumers achieve lifelong learning success.
MACAE: Michigan Association of Community and Adult Education | www.macae.org/
MACAE believes that everyone can learn, and every person has value and deserves to be treated with respect. With those beliefs in mind, MACAE has a duty to help educate families and community by offering high quality professional and education development.
Mercy Education Project | www.mercyed.net/
Providing women who are in need of education and are without a high school diploma or GED with education in several forms, from instructional to classroom learning. Meals and child care are provided as well.
LDAMi: Learning Disabilities Association of Michigan | www.ldaofmichigan.org/
LDAMi works towards providing individuals with learning disabilities, as well as their families, with the awareness, education and support to enhance and enrich their lives.
Middle Cities Adult Education Association | www.middlecities.org/
This consortium of over 30 urban school districts is committed to improving education for adults in urban school settings, to ensure quality programming and education.
MDEC: Michigan Developmental Education Consortium | www.mdec.net/
MDEC provides post-secondary education through a network of educators who share techniques and strategies, in efforts to prepare students and ensure academic success.
The Dominican Literacy Center | www.dlcliteracy.org/
Providing a free, one on one tutoring experience for adults looking to strengthen their academic abilities and prepare for immersion in the workplace.
UCLL | www.languageexperts.org/
The University Center for the Development of Language and Literacy at the University of Michigan offers literacy services to those who deal with challenges such as dyslexia, special education needs, language disorders, and many more.
Programs for Children and Youth
MAEO: Michigan Alternative Education Association | www.maeo.org/
MAEO works to offer alternative means of education to children, all the while supporting those educators who teach them.
YES Foundation | www.theyesfoundation.org/
Partnered with U of M Dearborn, the Yes Foundation creates opprotunites for youth to grow into self-sufficient adults through academic programs such as YES for Prep, Academic Camp Exploration, and Kindercamp.
Ypsilanti Student Literacy Corps | www.emich.edu/
Members from EMU’s faculty and student teaching programs provide after school tutoring to elementary students in Ypsilanti.
America Reads | ginsberg.umich.edu/americareads/
This group, which is run through the University of Michigan, works towards the common goal of teaching all children to read fluently by the end of third grade.
Jumpstart Ann Arbor | www.jumpstartum.org/
University of Michigan undergraduate students work with preschool aged children in low income or at risk situations to build language, literacy, and social skills.
English as a Second Language (ESL) Programs
MTESOL: Michigan Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages | www.mitesol.org/
MTSESOL’s goal is to provide leadership for educators of ESL with quality standards of instruction ESL programming, inspiring development and collaborating with other organizations to work towards common goals and problems within the ESL education community.
Oakland Literacy Council | www.oaklandliteracy.net/
Serves adults in Oakland County functioning at an 8th grade or below learning level who are needing help with reading, writing, or ESL.
Siena Literacy Center | www.sienaliteracy.org/
The center offers educational support to adults functioning at 9th grade level or below in reading, math, or ESL, with classes being offered year round.