Become a Student


The Permian Basin Adult Literacy Center staff, along with a devoted team of volunteers, is available to help you reach your literacy goals year-round. These goals may include learning English, improving your reading and writing or becoming a U.S. citizen.

To become a student with Permian Basin Adult Literacy Center you must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Demonstrate a need for literacy (based on assessment) and desire to learn
  • Be willing to commit to at least 2 hours of instructional time per week
  • Show progress in meeting your goals

Abigail Current Student

Abigail joined PBALC classes in the Fall of 2022 to improve her English skills and prepare for her U.S. Citizenship test. She has been committed to her studies and has worked hard to improve her English.

"I want to thank you for all your support."Abigail

With the support of group instructors and one-on-one tutoring, Abigail passed the test and attended her Citizenship ceremony in January 2023.

PERMIAN BASIN ADULT LITERACY CENTER