PROGRAMS

COMMUNITY CLASSROOMS: HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY (HSE) DIPLOMA

Adults looking to achieve their HSE Diploma will benefit from the strategic instruction in our High School Equivalency (HSE) Community Classrooms. Students attend class 6 hours a week in person or online during the day or evening at sites across Indianapolis. Students will work with teachers, AmeriCorps WorkLiteracy Coaches, volunteer tutors, and staff to gain the skills and knowledge necessary to pass the HSE Diploma test.

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COMMUNITY CLASSROOMS: ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS (ELL)

ELL Community Classrooms are for adult learners who would like to improve their communication and comprehension of the English language in order to get a job, improve their employment status, and/or enroll in an HSE, post secondary or job training course. Students attend class 6 hours a week in person or online during the day or evening at sites across Indianapolis. Students work with teachers, AmeriCorps WorkLiteracy Coaches, volunteer tutors, and staff to increase their English language proficiency. Classes include instruction and conversational practice in small groups.

COMMUNITY CLASSROOMS: LITERACY/PRE-HSE

Adults at a reading level below 4th grade will benefit from the strategic instruction in our Literacy Community Classrooms. This class is designed for students who would like to improve their employment status or earn their HSE, but need some specific reading and math remediation to prepare. Students attend class 6 hours a week in person or online in the day or evening at sites across Indianapolis. Teachers, AmeriCorps WorkLiteracy Coaches, volunteer tutors, and staff work with students to increase their skill sets. Once a student advances above a 4th grade reading level, they will graduate into an HSE Diploma class.

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COMMUNITY CLASSROOMS: FOUNDATIONS ELL OR LITERACY

These class offerings are structured for adult learners seeking to achieve life goals such as being able to read to their children or grandchildren, a favorite book, or to improve their quality of life in general.  Students work with AmeriCorps WorkLiteracy Coaches and volunteer tutors to learn the reading and comprehension skills they need to succeed in and outside of the classroom.

CERTIFICATION PROGRAMS

Both seasoned professionals and entry-level employees can join Indy Reads’ customer service certification classes, which are open to all adults, not only those who would come to Indy Reads for literacy education.

In less than two months, students can complete the certification and be on their way to a better paying job.

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BOOKSTORE

Indy Reads Books was started in 2012 as a source of revenue for Indy Reads. Every dollar you spend at Indy Reads books goes toward improving adult and family literacy in our community. The more you read, the more we help! Our independent bookstore is a welcoming atmosphere for writers, artists and literary enthusiasts of all kinds.