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Project L.E.A.D.

(Literacy for Every Adult in Dade)
Main Library • 101 West Flagler Street
North Dade Regional Library • 2455 NW 183 Street
Phone: 305‑375‑5323 Fax: 305‑372‑6356
projectlead@mdpls.org

Project L.E.A.D. (Literacy for Every Adult in Dade) is an adult literacy program designed to assist English‑speaking adults who are functionally illiterate. The program provides free, one‑on‑one, confidential tutoring to help adults improve their reading and writing skills. Adult learners are matched with volunteer tutors who help them achieve their reading goals. Teams meet twice per week at a library branch for one‑hour sessions at a time.

To be a Project L.E.A.D. Tutor, you must:
  •  Be at least eighteen years of age
  •  Be a high school graduate
  •  Be willing to undergo and pass a fingerprint and background check
  •  Complete a Basic Tutor Workshop (provided at no cost) or be certified as a Proliteracy Worldwide, Laubach Literacy Tutor and present certification.
To become an Adult Learner, you must:
  •  Speak English
  •  Be at least eighteen years of age
  •  Undergo a skills assessment

To become a Project L.E.A.D. tutor or an Adult Learner, call or e‑mail Project L.E.A.D. for more information.