Partners in Reading Learner

How to Become a PAR Learner

  • Be 18 or older and not be in high school
  • Speak English well
  • Read and/or write below the 9th grade level
  • Live or work in San José
  • Be able to make and keep appointments without the help of someone else
  • Maintain appropriate behavior with your tutor and staff
  • Be able to meet with your tutor at least 3 hours a week for at least 6 months
  • Call the Partners in Reading office at 1-408-808-2361 or come to the office during office hours to join
  • Check out our Frequently Asked Questions

Leon's Story

Meet Leon, who talks about why he joined an adult literacy program and about how it has helped him in his life.