TLP Programs Impact the Community

Adult Basic Education (ABE)

Adults ages 18 and up work with tutors one-to-one or in small groups to improve reading, writing, math, or basic computer skills. Students' levels range from beginning to intermediate.

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Adult immigrants and refugees work with tutors one-to-one or in small groups to gain greater proficiency in the English language. Students also work toward personal learning goals such as citizenship, or increasing their math or computer literacy. Students' levels range from beginning to intermediate.

Examples of Student Learning Goals and Achievements

Our students come to us from all walks of life with varying experiences, so every student's goals are unique and specific to them. Here are just a few of the reasons people come to Tompkins Learning Partners:

*Improve general reading skills
*Read to children or grandchildren
*Read mail and email
*Improve writing skills
*Learn to speak English
*Be able to fill out forms
*Improve math skills
*Pass the high school equivalency exam
*Obtain a driver’s permit
*Pass the citizenship test
*Learn to use a computer
*Obtain or improve employment
*Increase health literacy
*Get more involved in community activities