DeSoto County Literacy Council

Contact Name:

Beth Little

Contact Email:

desotolit@hotmail.com

Location:

2601 Elm St Hernando, 38668

Hours:

Monday-Thursday 8:00 am to 12:00 pm and 1:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Educational Services:

The DeSoto County Literacy Council also provides a General Educational Development (GED) program. The GED program serves students 18 years or older (17 years old with necessary documentation) who have not received a high school diploma. DCLC provides all necessary materials to prepare students for the GED exam.

Desoto County Literacy is now offering a GED Express Class.  Students attend class Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  Students study one area of the GED each week.  Every Friday the student takes the one subject area that was covered in class.    The class is five weeks.  There is a scholarship available for students who enroll in the GED express class.  The scholarship pays the $75 GED testing fee. 

Eligibility:

Must be 18 years or older with no high school diaploma.

Intake Process:

Every literacy student is given a diagnostic assessment in reading. This assessments provides valuable information regarding the student's strengths and needs in the four components of reading.

Costs:

All services at DCLC are provided at no cost to our students.