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About The Directory

We’re here to help you start your education journey.

  • The National Literacy Directory has helped connect more than 50,000 potential sturents and volunteers to literacy services, community education programs, and testing centers since 2010.
  • We provide listings for Early Childhood, Family Literacy, High School Equivalency/Adult Basic Education, English Language Learning, and Citizenship Classes.
  • You can search for listings in your community and narrow your search for more specific results.

Stories and news to inspire you along the way.

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One woman's journey from learning English to teaching others

Norma came to the U.S. in 1993. She married the man of her dreams, who was already living and working in the States and decided to follow him.
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Empowered mother helps her children succeed

Marie moved from Haiti to the U.S. with her children in 2011. Her husband stayed in Haiti to continue working.
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Resources to help me stay on mission.

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A site where natural curiosity and imagination lead to exploration and discovery in learners of all ages. Each day, we pose an intriguing question—the Wonder of the Day®—and explore it in a variety of ways.
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A site that provides a convenient, practical, and engaging way for any volunteer, from high school students to retirees, to learn important skills that help improve reading outcomes for children.
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A comprehensive toolkit of educational resources that support Spanish-speaking families’ aspirations for education and educational attainment and help create strong transition partnerships between programs and postsecondary institutions.

Which direction should I take?

The road to High School Equivalency

Depending on your location, you will need to take either the GED, HiSET, or TASC test to achieve your high school equivalency credential. Enter your ZIP code [above] or call our 24/7 toll-free hotline (1-877-389-6874) to connect with your local adult education center. Learn more about each test:

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The GED is a four-subject high school equivalency test that measures skills required by high schools and requested by colleges and employers. The four subjects are Science, Social Studies, Mathematical Reasoning, and Reasoning Through Language Arts (RLA).
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The TASC test is a five-subject high school equivalency exam that measures levels of academic achievement relative to that of high school graduates, and assesses career and college readiness. The exam can be taken at a testing center on a computer or as a paper test, and covers five subject areas: Reading, Writing, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies.
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The HiSET test is a five-subject high school equivalency exam that measures the academic knowledge relative to that of a high school graduate. The exam covers five content areas: Language Arts – Reading, Language Arts – Writing, Mathematics, Social Studies, and Science.