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Learn English this Summer!

FREE Summer English Language Classes in Hughson start in June!!! Check HERE for information on the programs offered Want to enroll?  Contact Estefania at 209-672-6644 or ebarajas@lqslc.com Click on the flyers below to enlarge!      The 2018 Summer English Class in Hughson is Supported by          

Believing in Herself Pays Off for Crista Davis

Written by: Denise Nordell   Overcoming obstacles is a common theme among LearningQuest students. Sometimes the obstacles are tangible: difficult family situations, learning disabilities, trouble with the law, poverty or substance abuse. Sometimes the obstacles are internal, as Crista Davis can attest. Crista’s biggest challenge was her self-doubt and struggles with feeling overwhelmed. But then…
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We Made it to Graduation!

In only six months, the goal of helping 90 HSE students graduate was within reach… LearningQuest instructors worked with the students every chance they could to prepare them to earn that shimmering certificate.  Zachary Lake, an instructor recently awarded for his proactive attitude in the organization, tells his students “…that each step they take and each…
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Success after graduation: Michael Enriguez

Michael Enriquez graduated from Learning Quest Stanislaus Literacy Centers in 2012.  Since graduating, Michael has worked in the construction field and is currently employed with California Drywall doing metal stud framing and sheetrock. He is also attending classes with the goal of receiving his Bachelor of Arts degree in Construction Management. He is so thankful…
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Just in time to become a Tutor!

Don’t miss the upcoming Volunteer Tutor Orientation and Training! Real impact on improving someone else’s life Flexible schedule One-on-one volunteer tutoring at the Modesto Library and other sites that work for you Tutors and students are matched based on schedule and skill level LearningQuest staff are readily available for support Training on tutoring and literacy…
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Arowa’s Promise

Arowa Ghazi was born and raised in the traditional culture of Yemen where she was entitled to the Bride Price for her hand in marriage.  Instead of demanding material items like money, clothes, or a house, she made her fiancé promise to provide her with an education.  He agreed, but did not follow through after…
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Meet David…

David Geren is one of LearningQuest’s most recent graduates from the High School Equivalency program at the Oakdale site.  Raised in a stable family, David chose to make decisions that caused his path to intervene with time in prison.  Although he was briefly enrolled in the HSE program at LearningQuest before incarceration, he was forced…
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We need you!

Your TIME changes LIVES Your time is what LearningQuest students need to succeed. Share your wisdom as a volunteer tutor and change someone’s life!   2 – Part Orientation and Training Starts: January 25, 2018 at 7:00 am at the Modesto Library, 1500 I St. Small, one-time $10 fee for materials  

Past Struggles & New Beginnings

Meet three LearningQuest staff members who began as students and now use their personal experience to bring the best service to their students.   Kristina Miller, Michael Holson and Suzanna Holson   New Beginnings In my years of involvement with literacy, I have been moved most by the stories of success and life change that education brings….
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