So many agencies in the area talk about partnerships and collaborations. I think we have one of the best partnerships! We are a longtime Lima non-profit working with a state and federally-funded adult education program. But together, the seven of us, work together as one resource to improve the education of adults in the community. You could walk into the office any day and be met with a smiling face that wants to help.
Since the sign out front was erected a few years ago, there have been a couple name changes. The name of the state-funded ABLE (Adult Basic Literacy and Education) program changed, most recently to Lima City Schools Aspire Adult Education and Career Pathways. I know, that’s a mouthful. But our work is the same, and getting better and more focused on the community needs every year. Along with several GED instructors and volunteer tutors, our partnership is united in our goals, namely:
Don’t be confused by names, we’re here in Lima to help. We’re the best kept secret, hidden in plain sight or even a rose by another name. Just see for yourself at our joint website LimaLiteracy.net where you can watch a touching GED student success story, refer a student for our services, or even comment on this blog!