These words — change a life, be a tutor — sum up what it means to volunteer for the Literacy Council Gulf Coast. I have had the privilege of helping students learn or improve their English. 153
“Kathy” called our office about her husband, an English-speaking student who never learned to read or write. This is the beginning of one of our literacy success stories.  151
The following is a post from one of our students. This is, In Their Own Words: Anna.  My name is Anna. I am from Poland. I live in the United States for six years. I study English with the Literacy Council for two years. In our class we have people from many countries. From Germany, Jamaica, Mexico, Brazil, Indonesia, Colombia, El Salvador, Haiti, Bangladesh, Uzbekistan, Czech Republic. We have an excellent teacher Vicki. We study
Helena is a former tutor now teaching English in Ecuador and she checked in last week with the Literacy Council Gulf Coast.  132
Congratulations to Gladys Krause!  She has been hired at St. John Neumann Catholic High School in Naples as a Spanish teacher! This is Gladys’s story of the road it took to get her to this amazing accomplishment. 130