Jennifer Hanson


Jennifer Hanson and her husband Randy both earned their GEDs at the Petoskey Adult Education Learning Lab. Jennifer was selected as one of the student speakers at the 2011 Adult Education Commencement Ceremony. "If I was going to get a better job, or go to college, or set a good example for my daughter, I needed to go back to school and finish my education," said Jennifer. She and  and Randy both enrolled at NCMC.


The Adult Literacy Council of Cadillac

offers confidential and free tutoring for adults. Adults are matched with tutors in their community and meet in nearby locations. Tutors are available in the following counties: Wexford, Missaukee, Osceola and Lake.

Contact Information:

                            Barb Derby                                

                                   Wexford Friends of the Library                                    

411 S. Lake St.

Cadillac, MI 49601




The Grand Traverse Area Literacy Council (GTLAC) 

a non-profit, volunteer-based organization dedicated to improving literacy throughout the Grand Traverse region.  Since 1970, GTLAC has been training volunteer tutors and connecting them with aspiring learners in a variety of literacy programs.  GTLAC offers tutoring services for adults, free of charge.

Contact Information:

                                 Grand Traverse Area Literacy Council                              

                                                                 PO Box4119                                                                 

                                   Traverse City, MI 49685-4119                                     

Richard Thompson - President

Kathleen Packer -   Office Manager



MRS (Michigan Rehabilitation Services)

works with eligible customers and employers to achieve quality employment outcomes and independence for individuals with disabilities. They work in partnership with individuals with disabilities to prepare for and obtain competitive employment, including exploring the possibilities of self-employment or owning a small business. Employment services to individuals with disabilities are provided in all 83 Michigan counties.

On the website listed below, you will find complete information about their services, how to apply, and where their offices are located.

Contact Information:,4601,7-154-25392-272058--,00.html