Beaverton Literacy Council provides low-cost ESL classes for adults. 
Founded more than 40 years ago, Beaverton Literacy Council (BLC) is a community-based, all volunteer organization. Our volunteers, many of whom have been with BLC for many years, are trained to offer positive, encouraging tutoring experiences.

The Beaverton Literacy Council provides adult instruction in English literacy, English as a Second Language, and U.S. Citizenship.

Volunteer for BLC
Beaverton Literacy Council is completely run and staffed by volunteers; you can help! Click here for our volunteer page.

Conference for teachers & tutors
The upcoming Oregon TESOL conference is a great opportunity to learn new skills, meet other teachers, and get re-energized about teaching. It will be November 18 & 19 at Portland Community College, Sylvania Campus. Click here for details & registration.
Dec 8 morning testing is cancelled due to weather. Testing will be Tuesday, December 20 at 8:45am. Please see more details below. 

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How to become a student
All new students must take a placement test. Students who take the December tests will start class in January. The last test for the 2016-2017 school year will be:
  • Tuesday, December 20 
    at 8:45 a.m. (morning)

Testing takes about 2 hours. Testing location is Bethel Congregational United Church of Christ,
5150 SW Watson Avenue, Beaverton, OR 97005

Click here to receive an email when the next test dates are near (summer 2017).