Florida Literacy Coalition Launches Program to Provide Free Online English Classes

State literacy coalition launches Florida Online English Class Pilot Program. - September 23, 2021

Kislak Family Foundation Awards $100,000 Grant to Florida Literacy Coalition

The Florida Literacy Coalition (FLC) has received $100,000 from the Kislak Family Foundation to support adult education and family literacy programs and initiatives in the Sunshine State. The grant from the Miami Lakes, Florida, foundation will support several new programs including: 1) online... - April 28, 2021

The Florida Literacy Coalition and Wells Fargo Support Adult Education Financial Literacy Programs

Eight programs across Florida will integrate math instruction and financial education into their literacy curriculum, thanks to grants from Wells Fargo and the Financial Literacy Coalition, to benefit adult education, English as a Second Language (ESOL) and family literacy students. These mini-grants of up to $5,000, awarded by Wells Fargo and the Florida Literacy Coalition (FLC), will promote a contextualized approach to learning and empower adult learners through financial literacy. - November 13, 2020

Recruiting English Language Learners: Results of a Market Research Project in Adult Education

Statewide literacy coalition publishes white paper based on a market research study to gain insight into how best to reach prospective ESOL students. - September 06, 2020

Florida Blue Foundation Sponsors Statewide Health Literacy Grants Program

Fourteen programs across the state of Florida have been awarded one-year, $5,000 grants for the implementation of a health literacy program to benefit their adult education, ESOL, and family literacy students. These mini-grants, awarded by the Florida Blue Foundation and the Florida Literacy... - May 06, 2020

New Health Literacy App Aims to Improve Health Knowledge of All Floridians

The Florida Literacy Coalition has released the Staying Healthy Quiz App, an interactive health literacy quiz game designed to improve health knowledge and vocabulary. Based on the popular Staying Healthy curriculum, users can choose from three different quiz levels: easy, hard or a mix of questions from both levels. There is a growing recognition that limited English language and literacy skills can have a significant impact on one’s health. - October 24, 2019

Florida Blue Foundation Sponsors Statewide Health Literacy Grants Program

Fourteen programs across the state of Florida have been awarded one-year, $5,000 grants for the implementation of a health literacy program to benefit their adult education, ESOL, and family literacy students. These mini-grants, awarded by the Florida Blue Foundation and the Florida Literacy Coalition, integrate health and nutrition information into the programs’ curriculum. - May 25, 2019

Florida Blue Foundation Recognized as 2019 Outstanding Community Partner at Florida Literacy Awards

The Florida Blue Foundation received the Outstanding Community Partner Award at the 2019 FloridaLiteracy Conference, which was held on May 1-3rd at the Daytona Beach Plaza Resort. Florida Blue has been a generous supporter and leader in promoting literacy and health literacy since it became the... - May 23, 2019

Florida Literacy Awards Presented at 34th Annual Florida Literacy Conference

The Florida Literacy Coalition (FLC) hosted its 34th Annual Florida Literacy Conference May 9-11 at the Orlando Marriott Lake Mary. The three-day Conference provided over 65 training and professional development sessions for adult literacy tutors, teachers, and program administrators across the... - May 24, 2018

Florida Blue Foundation Sponsors Statewide Health Literacy Grants Program

Fourteen programs across the state of Florida have been awarded a one-year, 5,000 grant 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, Orlando; Atlantic... - May 20, 2018

34th Annual Florida Literacy Conference to be Held in Central Florida May 9-11

The Florida Literacy Coalition (FLC) will be hosting the 34th Annual Florida Literacy Conference next week at the Orlando Marriott Lake Mary. This premier three-day literacy event offers adult and family literacy practitioners, volunteers and adult learners the opportunity to develop new skills and... - May 04, 2018

Wells Fargo and the Florida Literacy Coalition Support Adult Education Financial Literacy Programs

Eight programs across the state of Florida have been awarded $5,000 grants for the implementation of a financial literacy program to benefit their adult education, ESOL, and family literacy students. - October 07, 2017

Financial Literacy Grants Made Available Through the Support of Wells Fargo

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

Florida Blue Foundation Sponsors Statewide Health Literacy Grants Program

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... - May 25, 2017

Florida Literacy Conference to be Held in Captiva May 10-12

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... - May 07, 2017

Statewide Health Literacy Initiative Receives Sponsorship from Florida Blue Foundation

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... - January 27, 2017

Florida Literacy Awards Recognizes Outstanding Contributors to Literacy

30th Annual Florida Literacy Conference - May 23, 2014

Florida Literacy Coalition Announces Financial Literacy Grants Made Available Through the Support of Wells Fargo

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... - May 16, 2014

Florida Literacy Coalition Announces Annual State Literacy Award Winners

Three individuals and two organizations were honored at the Florida Literacy Awards Banquet for their excellence in literacy service. - May 23, 2012

Florida Literacy Conference to be Held in St. Petersburg May 9-11

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

Florida Literacy Coalition Receives National Award for Health Literacy Initiative

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

Celebrate September as Family Literacy Month

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,... - September 08, 2011

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida and the Florida Literacy Coalition Award Health Literacy Grants

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... - May 29, 2011

Florida Literacy Coalition Announces Annual Literacy Conference Keynote Speakers

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

Portraits of Literacy: The Florida Literacy Coalition Announces Photo Contest

First annual Florida Literacy Coalition photo contest. - January 07, 2010

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