National Literacy Directory: A searchable database of over 7,000 local literacy programs


American Library Association: Literacy for All: Adult Literacy @ your library

American Library Association Events & Conferences

Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy: empower families through reading and literacy

Institute for the Study of Adult Literacy – Penn State

Literacy Information and Communication System (LINCS): community, courses, & resources for Adult Education

Literacy Powerline: became part of National Center for Families Learning (2015)

Literacy Web (UConn): assist classroom teachers
in their search for best practices in literacy instruction

National Center for Families Learning (NCFL) recognizes that reading and education is a family activity

National Center for Literacy Education: celebrate the work of successful school teams across the country

National Coalition for Literacy: committed to supporting effective public policies that improve adult education and literacy in the US

OTAN: Outreach Technical Assistance Network

ProLiteracy: develop and promote adult literacy learning

Reading Is Fundamental:  provide kids in need with books and reading resources

Room to Read: devoted to promoting literacy and girl's education

SCALE - University of North Carolina

WE LEARN: Women Expanding / Literacy Education Action Resource Network



ALE – Literacy Tent: background by David J Rosen (9/15)

Council for Advancement of Adult Literacy (CAAL): History

National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy (NCSALL): ended March 2007

Verizon Literacy Campus:


ABC Life Literacy Canada: inspiring Canadians to increase their literacy skills

International Literacy Association: transforms lives through literacy across the world

Literacy Exchange: World Resources on Literacy

Project Literacy: highlighting the importance of reading & writing

World Literacy Foundation: uses research and advocacy to improve literacy in communities around the world


2003 National Assessment of Adult Literacy

1992 National Adult Literacy Survey (NALS)

International Comparisons on Education: PIAAC, PIRLS, PISA, TIMSS, TALIS

UNESCO Institute for Statistics: Literacy Data