TITLE 23: EDUCATION AND CULTURAL RESOURCES
SUBTITLE B: CULTURAL RESOURCES
CHAPTER I: SECRETARY OF STATE
PART 3035 ILLINOIS STATE LIBRARY GRANT PROGRAMS
SECTION 3035.200 PURPOSE
Section 3035.200 Purpose
a) The Adult Literacy Grant Program is part of the Literacy Grant Program established by Section 7.2 of the State Library Act [15 ILCS 320/7.2] to develop, expand or support adult, family and workplace literacy programs in Illinois through local community programs administered by education agencies, libraries, public and private employers, volunteer or community-based organizations, or a coalition of any of these entities.
b) The purposes of the 3 types of literacy programs are:
1) Adult literacy program will provide direct instructional services in reading, writing, comprehension, computation or English language by volunteer tutors to persons 17 years or older who read, write, comprehend or compute below a 9.0 grade level or below student performance level 7 in English language skills.
2) Workplace literacy program will provide services at their place of business to assess the educational skill levels of, and to provide direct instructional services for, adults employed or available to be employed by an Illinois employer who read, write, comprehend or compute below a 9.0 grade level in English or below student performance level 7 in English language skills.
3) Penny Severns family literacy program will provide direct instructional services to parents and children and reciprocal parent-child learning activities offered to adult caregivers and their children. Adult caregivers must be persons 17 years or older who read, write, comprehend or compute below a 9.0 grade level or below student performance level 7 in English language skills.
c) The features of each of the three types of literacy programs are delineated in Exhibit A of this Part.
(Source: Amended at 37 Ill. Reg. 4348, effective March 19, 2013)