WALC’s TUTORS provide life-changing educational opportunities and help our STUDENTS reach their life goals!
Did you know? One in four adults in the US functions at the lowest level of literacy. Don’t underestimate the hardship this deficiency creates for low level learners and their families. An adult’s inability to perform routine literacy-based tasks places them at a distinct disadvantage in our technology-based society and workplaces.
Research shows individuals who improve their literacy skills are able to: Obtain a job or advance in their job Achieve financial independence Manage health needs of self and family Ensure children succeed in school Exercise their rights as citizens Lead successful lives Model positive behavior for their families Give back to the community
Goals achieved by WALC students: Obtained GED Enrolled in college Obtained U.S. Citizenship Received a job promotion Received a library card for the first time Read a menu for the first time Wrote letter to son in the military Cooked from “scratch” for the first time
Becoming a WALC student is a simple and easy process. Simply call and we’ll set up a time to meet with you. A few simple questions and you’re on your way to reaching for your drams and meeting your goals! If you have more questions or want to become a student click below.
Please consider becoming a partner with WALC and give someone in the Wichita Falls community a chance to live a successful life. You can give the gift of hope by becoming a tutor.
What do we offer? (and our services are free!) One-on-one tutoring sessions for…
Reading Math GED Citizenship Driver’s License ESL in various languages SAT & ACT test prep ASVAB
Whatever the goal, we want to help make it a reality for our students. We want to give them an opportunity for success in the area most important to them.
Who can become a WALC tutor? Anyone who desires to help those with limited literacy skills in the areas of reading, math, life prep, English language proficiency and workforce skills ~ anyone willing to volunteer his or her time and talent. WALC provides training and support.
Where and when do tutors and students meet? At any time and at any public place convenient for the tutor & student such as the WALC office, the WALC study room at the library, at a workplace, or a local coffee shop.
How much time do students meet with tutors? Approximately 2 to 3 hours a week. This depends on how the student is progressing.
A full Tutor job description is available upon request.
JOIN US AND MAKE A LIFE-CHANGING DIFFERENCE IN A LIFE!