Jefferson County Literacy Council Programs

English Classes

The Jefferson County Literacy Council offers English classes in Watertown, Jefferson, Johnson Creek, Waterloo, and Fort Atkinson with flexible hours. JCLC has small class sizes and private tutors that can help students achieve their personal goals. Before attending a class, students should visit our office to register and learn more about the hours of our classes. Call us to set up an appointment at (920) 675-0500.

Citizenship Classes

For candidates who are eligible to take the Citizenship test, we offer a class to help prepare for the test. The class helps students to practice their English, study the 100 questions for the test, learn the Oath and Pledge of Allegiance and take trips to the court building and post office to learn about local government and community services. We have resources to help our students better prepare to take the test. Call us for more information at (920) 675-0500. 

Computer Classes

In computer class, we teach our students the basic skills of the computer. The students learn how to type on a keyboard, use Microsoft Word and Google Chrome. Students learn how to use the computer and transfer their new skills to help them when searching for a job or looking to find information.

Computer Labratory

Jefferson County Literacy Council has a laboratory of 10 computers with a printer and access to the internet for students who are registered with JCLC. The computer lab is open Monday through Thursday from 10:30 am to 3:00 pm. Those who come to use the computers can practice their English with Rosetta Stone, practice typing with Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing, create and print documents with Microsoft Office and surf the web.

Frequent Questions

Who can use the services provided by JCLC?

The classes are for adults who want to learn how to write, read and speak in English, learn how to use a computer or prepare for the citizenship test.

Who are the teachers at JCLC?

Jefferson County Literacy Council is a non-profit organization that has a combination of volunteer tutors and salaried instructors.

How much do the classes cost?

The classes are free. Students pay $35 for the first English book. If students cannot pay for the book, we have a library to borrow students the books.

If I do not speak English, can I join a class?

YES! If you do not speak English, we are here to help you learn. 

When are the classes?

We offer a variety of classes in Watertown, Fort Atkinson, Johnson Creek, Palmyra, Waterloo and Jefferson. We have flexible hours, call us for more information.

Jefferson County Literacy Council

Location of our office:

218 S. Wisconsin Drive, Suite #9

Jefferson, WI 53549
(920) 675-0500


Office Hours:

Monday - Thursday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

or by appointment

Jefferson County Literacy Council 

218 S. Wisconsin Drive

Jefferson, WI 53549

(920) 675-0500

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