The Florida Financial Literacy Initiative has announced that it accepting applications for its 2017 mini-grant program. It will award eight Florida-based adult education and literacy providers up to $5,000 over a one-year period. Funded by Wells Fargo, the Initiative also provides training opportunities for teachers, tutors and administrators on how to incorporate financial information into their curriculum as well as educational sessions at the annual Florida Literacy Conference. - July 05, 2017
Fourteen programs across the state of Florida have been awarded a one-year grant, up to $5,000, for the implementation of a health literacy program to benefit their Adult Education, ESOL, and family literacy students.
Congratulations to the following organizations:
Adult Literacy League
Atlantic Technical... - May 25, 2017
The Florida Literacy Coalition (FLC) will be hosting the 33rd Annual Florida Literacy Conference next week at the South Seas Island Resort on Captiva Island.
The conference will kick off with keynote speaker Barbara Oakley during the opening general session. Oakley, an engineering professor and author... - May 07, 2017
The Florida Literacy Coalition announced that it has been awarded a three-year, $300,000 grant by the Florida Blue Foundation to continue the Florida Health Literacy Initiative. This program provides local literacy, family literacy and adult English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) programs with mini-grants... - January 27, 2017
30th Annual Florida Literacy Conference - May 23, 2014
The Florida Literacy Coalition (FLC) is proud to announce it is partnering with Wells Fargo to establish a statewide financial literacy program for students in adult education/literacy, ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) and family literacy programs.
Financial education promotes stability... - May 16, 2014
Three individuals and two organizations were honored at the Florida Literacy Awards Banquet for their excellence in literacy service. - May 23, 2012
The Florida Literacy Coalition will be hosting it's 28th Annual Conference at the Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront next week. Keynote speakers include Mawi Asgedom, Dr. Gary Mormino, and Sarah Entine. - May 05, 2012
The Florida Literacy Coalition was recently presented with the United States Conference of Adult Literacy’s (USCAL) Award for Program Innovation and Collaboration for the development of the Florida Health Literacy Initiative. - November 18, 2011
Florida Governor Rick Scott has issued a proclamation recognizing September as Florida Literacy Month. The fifth annual Florida Literacy Month will be celebrated in conjunction with International Literacy Day on Sept. 8 and National Library Card Signup Month. Florida’s First Lady, Ann Scott, will... - September 08, 2011
Eighteen Florida adult ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) and family literacy programs were recently awarded one-year grants of up to $5,000 each to support the development of local health literacy programs.
The Florida Health Literacy Grant Initiative, funded by Blue Cross and Blue Shield... - May 29, 2011
Dr. Brenda Dann-Messier, Assistant Secretary for Vocational and Adult Education for the U.S. Department of Education, and author Sharon Robinson, daughter of baseball legend Jackie Robinson, will speak at the Florida Literacy Conference. - March 28, 2010
First annual Florida Literacy Coalition photo contest. - January 07, 2010