Every year adult students come to Mid-State Literacy Council to study with a tutor or take small classes to help them accomplish their education and communication goals, including:

  • Preparing to pass the GED test
  • Studying and practicing for the TOEFL test
  • Learning computer skills
  • Increasing reading, writing, math and communication skills
  • Studying for the CDL
  • Studying English
  • Preparing to apply for jobs
  • Learning new work skills
  • Preparing for University or Graduate School entrance exams
  • Preparing for the Citizenship test
  • Volunteering in our community
  • Getting a job or a promotion

See class schedule below or view the print version HERE.


Do you know someone who is struggling to survive in our community without proficient literacy skills? Do you know someone whose life would improve if they better understood the English language?

To help someone (or yourself!) improve their literacy skills and their life, email us at or call (814) 238-1809!

Study English at Mid-State Literacy Council

Click HERE for details of our Fall 2020 program. The Fall 2020 Class schedule will be announced soon!

Summer Classes 2020
All instruction will be online.

Beginner Classes

Beginner Reading, Vocabulary, and Writing
Carrie Koch
Monday 10:30am – 11:20am
June 1 – August 3

Beginner Conversation and Vocabulary
Nanda Dhananjaya and Kristin Sarsfield
Thursday 12:00pm – 1:00pm
June 4 – August 6

High Beginner / Low Intermediate

Community Life – English for shopping, banking, and everyday life
Stephanie Muller and Yuhan Xu
Wednesday 2:30pm – 4:00pm
June 3 – August 5

English for Doctor Visits
Sarah Almarqoozi and Nabila Aman
Thursday 10:30am – 11:45am
June 4 – August 6


Workplace Communication
Erika Gerdes
Monday and Wednesday
1:00pm – 2:00pm
June 1 – August 5

Culture & Conversation
Robert Leach
Tuesday 10:30am – 12:00pm
June 2 – August 4

Listening to News
Jordan Diamond and Fannie Xu
Wednesday 11:30am – 12:45pm
June 3 – July 29

English for Doctor Visits
Sarah Almarqoozi and Nabila Aman
Thursday 10:30am – 11:45am
June 4 – August 6

Workplace Writing
Alan Kim
Friday 11:00am – 12:30pm
June 5 – August 7

Rosa Padt
Day / Time to be announced
June – August

High Intermediate – Advanced

Academic Listening
Chris (Ehean) Kim
Monday 9:00am – 10:15am
June 1 – August 3

Academic Discussions & Presentations
Kevin Xue and Qi Zhang
Monday 2:30pm – 4:00pm
June 1 – August 3

Academic Writing
Ashley Rea
Tuesday 12:30pm – 1:45pm
June 2 – August 4

Current Events
Chaarvi Modi
Thursday 1:30pm – 3:00pm
June 4 – August 6

Multi Level

Marinelle Azar and Sara Yi
Monday 11:30am – 12:30pm
June 1 – August 3

Computer Skills
Please contact us for more information

TOEFL Program

A fee of $395 covers TOEFL classes, 3 other MSLC classes, and tutoring.
Resumes Fall 2020


TOEFL Speaking

TOEFL Reading

TOEFL Listening


New students are invited to schedule an intake to assess your current skills. Please contact Tracy Roth at or call (814) 238 – 1809.

For the Summer 2020 schedule, please see above or view the print version HERE.

Contact Details

248 E Calder Way, Suite 307
State College, PA 16801

Phone: (814) 238 – 1809

Mid-State Literacy Council depends on the support of our community.