25 Years


[VIDEO] 25th: The Year Was 1997

1997 was an eventful year.  In the United States, it began with Bill Clinton being sworn in for his second term, with Madeline Albright becoming the first woman to serve as Secretary of State. In the skies overhead, the Hale-Bopp Comet lit up the night skies. Culturally, there were many
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Tutor Tips from Dr. Carmine Stewart

Tutor Tip: Improving Fluency

This tip originally appeared in the July 2022 issue of Tutor News from Dr. Carmine Stewart, VP Programming Fluency is the ability to read with speed, accuracy, and expression. If a student is not able to read fluently they will most likely struggle with comprehension. You can tell that a
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Seeds of Literacy Celebrates 25th Anniversary with $25k Challenge

Cleveland, OH, August 25, 2022 — This year, Seeds of Literacy (Seeds), an award-winning adult literacy organization, celebrates 25 years of empowering adults to thrive in our community. Seeds offers free, one-to-one tutoring in basic education and high school equivalency preparation (GED®/HiSET®) to adult learners in Northeast Ohio and beyond.
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Orientation Changes for Incoming GED Students at Seeds of Literacy

[PRESS RELEASE] Cleveland, OH (7-6-2022) – Seeds of Literacy (Seeds), the FREE one-to-one basic education and GED tutoring program for adults, has made changes to the Orientation process for new students in Northeast Ohio. For 25 years, Seeds has offered educational services to adult learners in the Greater Cleveland area. The change in
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How to Register and Enroll as a Student at Seeds of Literacy

[originally published June 7, 2018. Revised for 2022] New Process Effective July 11, 2022 Registration. Orientation. Enrollment. These are all words that describe the process for joining our FREE tutoring program for the high school equivalency (GED® or HiSET®), or basic adult education. Fill out the Registration form online.  Attend
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Dueling Piano Fundraiser Hits All the Right Notes for Seeds of Literacy

On June 9, The Music Box Supper Club provided a much needed escape on the water for the Seeds of Literacy Family.  Two-hundred guests — including sponsors, long-time tutors, board and staff members, along with new friends —filled the concert hall overlooking Lake Erie. Tables were adorned with eclectic vases
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Seeds Participates in CLE Pride, Celebrates Acceptance

After a COVID-filled hiatus, Pride returned to Cleveland in a big way the first weekend of June. The LGBT Community Center’s annual march and festival expanded its footprint from Public Square to Malls B and C. And this year, Seeds of Literacy was there in an official capacity.  Virtual Student
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Seeds Celebrates Tutors for National Volunteer Week

April 18 – April 2022 “We won’t do it,” they said. “We refuse to choose just one.” But each Site Coordinator had to do just that when they selected a tutor to represent all of the wonderful volunteers at Seeds during Volunteer Appreciation Week. Make no mistake, every tutor is
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