In September and October, Rotarians and guests heard from interesting Speakers focused on children’s and adult literacy. Karla Gregory-Martin, Senior Vice President of Workforce Education and ASPIRE Director Jeremy at EGCC addressed adult literacy and ongoing job readiness programs. Ohio First Lady Fran DeWine spoke to us about efforts to improve children’s literacy including the state’s support of the Imagination Libraries.
Last week, we heard from Mary Murphy, Director of ASPIRE at Lorain County Community College. She described the issues specific to our area, available programs and successes and challenges. Rotarians look forward to collaborating if possible, to facilitate the programs’ success.