2017 Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast


Nine LCUP students representing six countries–Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico, and
South Korea–shared their English language skills by reading their original essays during the annual?Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast held on October 7, 2017, at Honeymoon Island State Park.?? Each of them spoke, in English, of important events in their lives.??

LCUP volunteers were honored by President Pat Bauer.

Adult Education Classes in Pinellas County


The Conversation Classes and tutoring provided by the
Literacy Council of Upper Pinellas
are available at no cost.?

Other classes are available for a fee at the following locations:

Adult English Classes

$30.00 PER TERM

Learn English

  • For Work
  • For Education
  • For Family
  • For Survival
  • For Citizenship
  • For Enjoyment



Clearwater Adult Education Center
540 S. Hercules Ave., Clearwater
(727) 469-4190

Dixie Hollins Adult Education Center
4940 62nd St. N., St. Petersburg
(727) 547-7872

Lakewood Community
1400 54th Ave. S, St. Petersburg
(727) 893-2955

Northeast Community
1717 54th Ave. N, St. Petersburg
(727) 570-3193

Palm Harbor Community
1900 Omaha St, Palm Harbor(
727) 669-1140

Tomlinson Adult Learning Center
296 Mirror Lake Dr. N, St. Petersburg
(727) 893-2723

?Immigration documents are not required to attend classes. ? ?

Reading Horizons Elevate


Linda Grimshaw, LCUP Reading Horizons Administrator

My Experience with Reading Horizons Elevate

I was skeptical when Pat asked me to look at the Reading Horizons Elevate program for phonics. I learned to read, many years ago, using phonics, so I wasn’t sure why we needed a new method. Couldn’t we just use the original teachings, updated for computer use?

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