Kern Literacy Council

Transforming Lives through Literacy Since 1966

Transforming Lives through Literacy Since 1966

Board of Directors

Javier Lozano, President 

Robin Fleming, Vice President

Joel Sherman, Treasurer 

Tina Posey, Past President

Lisa Baldridge, Secretary 

Rebekah Bridgette

Nancy Chaffin 

Joyce Holtzclaw

Jodi Loeffler

Oleta Collins

Dan Klingenberger
Jenny Zorn

Executive Director 

Laura Lollar Wolfe

Alejandra Garcia, Program Coordinator

Gabriela Gamboa, Administrative Assistant

331 18th Street, 93301

Kern Literacy Council

331 18th Street

Bakersfield, CA 93301


Thank you to everyone that joined us.

Happy 150th Birthday, Beatrix Potter!

Tutor Training 
Learn the basics to become a volunteer tutor teaching adults English, reading, math and/or reading strategies. You will get to meet other tutors and learn how to work one on one or with a small group of adult learners. 
Commitment is just 1.5 to 2 hours per week. 

Call 661.324.3213 or email

What We Do for Our Community

The Kern Literacy Council provides free tutoring services to Kern County residents. We match volunteer tutors and students to attain the best outcome as possible.  If you are in need of tutoring, or would like to be a volunteer, please contact us at 661-324-3213.  Click the 'Services' link to learn more about our programs. 

Mission:  Empowering individuals to improve their quality of life through literacy education.

Vision:     Transforming Lives through Literacy.

Programs:  Adult Basic Education

                        English as a Second Language

                        GED Preparation 

                        Family Literacy

                        Citizenship Tutoring


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