Board of Directors
Katy Perez, President
Christina Blaine, Vice President
Pearl Daley, Secretary
Jameson Shepherd, Treasurer
Jared Crabtree, Past President
Dr. Vernon Harper
Dr. Alice Hays
Executive Director, Ian Anderson, MPA
"I was babysitting my grandson. He was in the third grade and asked me to help him with his school work and, unfortunately, I could not help him. That was my breaking point, I have to thank the Kern Literacy Council for changing my life."
"The Kern Literacy Council helped me pass my citizenship test."
Transforming Lives Through Literacy
Kern Literacy Council provides free tutoring services to Kern County residents. We match volunteer tutors and students to attain the best outcome 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--Online and limited in-person.
Mission: Empowering individuals to improve the quality of their lives through literacy education.
Vision: Transforming Lives Through Literacy
Programs: Adult Basic Education (Reading, Writing, Math)
Child Basic Education (Reading, Writing, Math)
ESL Education Courses
GED/High School Completion
Dolly Parton Imagination Library (Kern County)
Basic Career Soft Skills
The Reading Express
Book Vending Machine Literacy
Stories and Stethoscopes 2.0