Polk County's Literacy Resource Directory Literacy Directory 2nd Edition - Page 20

READ LAKELAND, INC. Contact: Beth Hasseltine Address: 1628 S. Florida Ave. Lakeland, FL 33803                        863-802-1512                        beth.hesseltine@readlakeland.com                        www.readlakeland.com Hours of Operation: 8:00 am - 5 pm | Monday - Friday About: READ Lakeland is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to improving the quality of life in our community. Our more than 100 volunteers have allowed us to offer FREE services to those who want to better their skills. Whether it’s reading, writing or math, our tutors are trained accordingly to provide one-on-one or small group instruction. We are here to help, contact us today! Did You Know! Children whose parents are involved with them in family literacy activities score 10 points higher on standardized reading tests. https://national-coalition-literacy.org/wp- content/uploads/2015/03/FamilyLiteracyFact SheetfromNCFL.pdf RIDGE TECHNICAL COLLEGE Contact: Dr. Wayne Dickens  863-519-3060 |          wayne.dickens@polk-fl.net www.polkedpathways.com/ridge-technical-college/ Hours of Operation: 7:00 am - 4:00 pm | Monday - Friday About: Ridge Technical College offers professional training and certification in some of the fastest growing careers in the nation.  19