Career and Higher Education
Beyond Literacy’s Student Support Program provides essential support to learners in all classes and tutoring groups. SSP offers transition support to post-secondary schools and job training programs, career coaching, job readiness instruction, and digital and financial literacy workshops. Student Support Staff hold one-on-one meetings to help learners stay on track and make referrals to local social services agencies when needed.
Kickstart Your Career
Affordable Associate's Degree Program
This program prepares you for a rewarding, service-oriented career assisting individuals and families. Join this rewarding field quickly, by earning an associate’s in human services.
Energy Career Prep Class
Utility workers earn an average of $20 to $46 per hour plus overtime. Energy Companies are Hiring! This 8-week, no-cost class gives you a head start.
Beyond Literacy collaborates with other agencies in Philadelphia to provide the best future possible for our students. Beyond Literacy’s partnerships with Philadelphia Works Inc., PA CareerLink® take our students from learning to earning. With a pipeline to employer partners such as PECO and PGW, our workforce development classes prepare learners for transformative, family-sustaining careers.
Beyond Literacy also offers affordable and flexible Associate Degree opportunities through Harcum College, taught evenings onsite at our West Philadelphia campus.
Our services include:
Interview & Job Application Help
College Application Assistance
Energy and Utilities Pre-apprenticeship Training
Harcum College Associate’s Degree (Human Services)
Skilled Trades Test Preparation
PA CareerLink® Programs
What Our Learners Say
Class of 2020 Graduate and BeLit Intake Coordinator
You’re never too old to learn something new. It’s exciting when you get that kind of knowledge and it gives you the drive to want to go on and move further”.
Class of 2021 Learner