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A Message from the President

Carol Waldroop

Franklin Program Director

We changes lives one mind at a time!

Susan Smith


We need your help! Volunteers are critical to the work of the Literacy Council. We need volunteers for tutoring, events, clerical, and more! Become a part of our volunteer family and invest in our community through education.

Marjorie Eubank

Chesley Garrett

Harriet Hamilton

The Literacy Council

Tonya Anderson

Program & Volunteer Manager


The Literacy Council of Highlands was incorporated in November of 1993. Now, more than two decades later, The Literacy Council serves hundreds of students per month.

Mission & Vision

The mission of the Literacy Council of Highlands is to enrich lives and expand the knowledge of children, adults and families in Macon County through diverse educational programs that advance literacy in its many forms and to promote lifelong learning, which results in an informed and empowered community.

Genia Edmonds

GED & ESL Instructor

Susan Smith, President

Hilda Patrick, Treasurer

Patty Campbell, Secretary

bonnie Potts

Executive Director

Board of Directors

Jane Jerry

Bob Lennon

Elizabeth Spaulding

Welcome to The Literacy Council of Highlands!  We're so proud of the programs that we offer to the community and we hope that you will join us as a student, a volunteer, or a friend!  We're so glad you're here!

Jacky Reyes

ESL Instructor