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Welcome to JCALP!

The Johnson County Adult Literacy Program is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit serving Johnson County, Missouri and surrounding communities by Tutoring adults in basic adult literacy including Reading, Math, and  English as a second language. Tutors and Adult Students meet in person.

JCALP's mission is to assist adults living in Johnson County, Missouri and surrounding communities in developing basic reading, speaking, writing and computational skills in order to improve their ability to deal with modern society and gain a higher standard of living.

To learn more about the program, enroll, or volunteer, please select the appropriate link above.

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        The program helps. It's a good program that makes us feel better about learning English."


— L.C. ESL, Chinese student

       (Student) has been in this program a long time. He enjoys his tutors very much. They have been patient and have taken the time to figure out his strengths and weaknesses. This program is a benefit to our community."


     The program is helping me. I have one more session left before I take the HSE. Then I want to go on and sign up for the CNA course."


— R, HSE Prep student

   I learn something new every time in this English conversation class and it helps me a lot to live here.


— Y, English Cafe student

— K, mother of JCALP student learner

Students Share About Tutoring

"It's good!  It is helping me build new skills and improve ones I already had."

"Tutoring is very good!  My tutor is excellent!"

"My English is better now!"

"My tutor is wonderful and faithful in being there each time.  I think highly of my tutor who has a great attitude and patience.  I appreciate my tutor."

"It gives us pleasure to see people like our tutor interacting with another language.  It is pleasant.  I makes it easier for us to communicate with the people around us.  I like that our tutor is patient, fun, very nice, and above all, that she has the delicacy and kindness to be able to share the knowledge with people like us who do not know the English language.  So my son and I are very grateful for being taught and sharing those teaching moments with us.  Thank you."

Check out the latest issue of the JCALP Newsletter!

Inside, you can find updates about our tutors, learners, and volunteers. Learn about what JCALP is doing for our community, and how our community is helping JCALP.

HERE to see the entire issue.


The JCALP Newsletter

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