EDUCATION DEPARTMENT

Education is a core of the Tri-County Urban League's mission. The department and its staff make every effort to provide excellent services to clients and other persons in need of improving educational opportunities.

Programs and Services

Adult Learning Center

State Certified teachers provide GED and Pre-GED instruction. The program also offers adult basic skills upgrade. Small group classes andindividualized instruction are provided to assist the learning experience. Computer assisted instruction, and online practice tests enable adult students to be comfortable with the new format of theComputer-Based GED Test.

After-School Tutoring Program

Provides free tutoring in all subjects for all grade levels (K-12) and college-level students

Tomorrow's Scientists, Technicians And Managers Program (TSTM)

Encourages and motivates minority and other similarly disadvantaged youth to pursue careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Business. The program offers: out-of state field trips, scholarships, hands on training, motivational speakers, career mentoring, academic awards, after- school tutoring, computer lab access and Annual TSTM Recognition Banquet.

Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP)

The summer program for 16 to 24 year olds introduces youth to the wonderful world of work with meaningful employment experiences for youth. Educational opportunities, career counseling, and enriched vocational activities are provided. The participating youth are rewarded with paid work experiences.

Community Technology Center (CTC)

State of the art, cutting edge, technology center, serves people of all ages. Group training, open lab access, limited adaptive technology, basic and intermediate computer instruction for youth and adults are available. Technology lab is available for rental. We are a Certiport Authorized Testing Center for the IC3 computer program.

Celebrating over 50 years of
service in the central Illinois area

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