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Adult Learner Services

IMG_8024 7X5Overview of the Program

The Adult Learner Services tutorial program offers adults free, confidential, one-on-one instruction in basic reading and literacy, communication skills for English as a Second Language (ESL) students, and preparation for the HiSET (formerly GED) exam.

Who We Serve

All individuals age 18 and older from the greater Nashua area who are looking for assistance in one subject area are eligible.

Program Highlights
  • Tutors and students generally meet 1 – 2 hours per week
  • Students are required to attend lessons regularly and complete assignments
  • Registration is ongoing beginning in September

Volunteer tutors receive training and ongoing support as they work in partnership with their students to reach individual educational goals.  Friendships often develop as students and tutors learn from each other.

How to Enroll

All students and tutors must be interviewed by the Coordinator. To schedule an appointment call Connie Cullen, 603-882-9080 ext. 2208, or email her at


The program is FREE to everyone.

Our Stories – students share their ALC story

What We Offer

Become a Tutor

  • No previous teaching experience is necessary
  • Training, materials, and ongoing support are provided by the Coordinator
  • You may tutor 1 – 2 hours per week (flexible schedule)
  • Tutoring sessions are scheduled at mutually convenient times and locations
  • Tutoring is a rewarding experience that helps adult learners achieve their personal goals

Get a Tutor

Tutoring is free, and an opportunity to accomplish your goals in:

  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Math
  • HiSET (formerly GED) preparation
  • English as a Second Language (ESL) communication skills

The USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) is the funding source for the serving of nutritious meals in our childcare and school age care programs.