The Literacy Council of Williamson County (LCWC) is a nonprofit
organization serving adults in Williamson County and parts of
Northern Travis County. We are dedicated to improving the literacy
skills of adults and to helping high school dropouts earn a GED.
LCWC was incorporated and began operations in 1985 at the Round
Rock Public Library where volunteers became aware of the need to
provide English literacy instruction to adults. A handful of volunteer
tutors served 19 adults the first year. Today, the Literacy Council
serves more than 1,200 adults with the assistance of 80 to 100
Adult illiteracy and the high school dropout rates in this country
are a growing problem.
Texas ranks 47 out of 50 states, in terms of English literacy
levels (U.S. Department of Education).
There are 3.8 million adults in Texas without a high school
diploma (Texas LEARNS).
There is a shortage of affordable community adult programs in
ESL, basic literacy, and GED preparation that can address this
That's where the Literacy Council of Williamson County has
stepped up to the challenge!
We are the only nonprofit in Williamson County
dedicated solely to improving adult literacy and
helping high school dropouts earn a GED.
Student learning centers are located in: