Click to Listen Press the iSpeech audio button to hear the text on the page, and watch as we highlight the words as they play. iSpeech lets you listen to our website. Spotlight Event The next Tutor Training class begins November 15. The session lasts from 9:00am to 3:00pm that day. The two other classes to complete the training are Monday, November 17 6:00pm to 8:30 and Wednesday, November 19 from 6:00pm to 8:30pm. Register today to save your place by calling the office at 248.253.1617. Become a Student Many people believe that they simply do not possess the skill set or ability to become literate. However, that is not the case. With help from our tutors, everyone has a chance to become literate. Become a Tutor Becoming a tutor is a quick process that has only a few prerequisites. You must be able to read, write, and understand English, complete a 12-hour workshop, and learn about various tutoring strategies. Donate Oakland Literacy Council would not be able to function without the support from our wonderful community members. Donations of both time and money have had a profound impact on our success.