Article from the Beacon News: Jocefina Vargas has spent the last three decades — since coming to Aurora from Mexico as an 18-year-old — learning the English language. She got a good start her one and only year at East Aurora High School, and certainly made progress in Waubonsee Community College’s ESL program five years later. But speaking the language … Read More
How exciting! Click here to read the spring issue of Illinois Literacy. We are on the cover—that is, our tutor Mary Ann Wagner and her student, Lucia Suarez.
Safety News Due to the possible spread of the Covid-19 virus this Thanksgiving, the Dominican Literacy Center building will be taking an “adaptive pause” from in-person tutoring and canceling tutoring in our building from Monday, November 23, 2020 to Friday, December 4, 2020. There will be no in-person tutoring at the Center on those dates. Remote, telephone and Zoom tutoring … Read More
We are very grateful to the Aurora Women’s Empowerment Foundation for their generous award of $20,000. Below is a great article showcasing details from the grant.
The Dominican Literacy Center will reopen on August 3, 2020, and tutoring for students and tutors will begin September 10, 2020. More information to follow.
The Dominican Literacy Center will continue to be closed while social distancing is still in effect. The Center will re-open when social distancing is no longer mandated, and when Aurora East District 131 re-opens for classes. This closing includes: Women’s ESL Tutoring Conversation Classes Citizenship Classes We will post information and notices on our website, www.dominicanliteracycenter.org, and on our Facebook Page, … Read More
We are canceling classes at the Dominican Literacy Center until April 5th. There will be no tutoring classes and no conversation classes at the center until April 6, 2020. We are closing in conjunction with the closing of classes in School District #131. Thank you for understanding and please stay safe!