Alaska Literacy Program

About Us

Changing Lives Through Literacy since 1974

Welcome to Alaska Literacy Program

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ALP has come to define literacy as more than just reading, writing, and speaking.

Our mission statement of changing lives through literacy extends into digital literacy, health literacy, financial literacy, family literacy, and beyond. These are all areas of literacy that improve self-sufficiency and empower individuals to achieve substantive improvement in their well-being.

Our Story

Since 1974, ALP has been providing literacy services to Anchorage residents and individuals throughout the state. ALP recruits, trains, certifies, and supports volunteer teachers who work in a classroom setting teaching reading, writing and speaking English to adults. ALP provides these core English language classes year-round for adults and families with young children, concentrating on those most in need. In recent years we’ve also gained the opportunity to serve other Anchorage area adult learners such as GED students.

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