The Mayor's Commission on Literacy (MCOL) trains volunteers to become adult literacy tutors. Training options for tutors include Basic Tutor Training, English as a Second language Training, and GED Tutor Training. Upcoming training schedules are available at

You can call the Mayor's Commission on Literacy at 215-686-5250 for information about classes in different organizations all over the city.

MCOL coordinates tutor training in the city. After you have completed 9 hours of training, you will be referred to a convenient adult literacy site and assigned a learner. MCOL can also help you start your own literacy site with specialized training for site certification. Please call 215-686-5250 for information.

The Mayor's Commission on Literacy (MCOL) provides referrals for adult Philadelphians into adult basic education, GED, and English as a Second Language programs. Learners can call the MCOL at 215-686-5250.

The MCOL works to help groups develop and maintain literacy sites and programs throughout the city. If you are interested in developing a site, call 215-686-5250.