CONTACT THE LITERACY COUNCIL

Board Members:

  • Dr. Lori Fanello – President, Regional Office of Education
  • Noel Nickel, MBA – Vice President,SwedishAmerican Medical Group
  • Brian Hintzsche – Treasurer,  RSM US LLP
  • Craig Carlson Secretary, Northwest Bank
  • Jennifer Bowman, Rock River Blood Center
  • Jessica Cook, QIDP, Goodwill Industries of Northern IL
  • Nicole Fasano, Alpine Bank
  • Don Gillingham, Rockford Lutheran School System
  • Paul Hartzog, Taylor Company
  • Paul Iverson, Iverson Painting, Inc.
  • Kelly Lattimer, WTVO/WQRF
  • Mike Paterson, Mid-West Family Broadcasting
  • Lynn Stainbrook, Rockford Public Library

Staff Members:

  • Sheryl Thogerson, Executive Director ext.12
  • Debbie LindleyProgram Director ext.17
  • Bonnie Juarez, Literacy Coordinator ext. 18
  • Sherri Kulawinski, Literacy Coordinator, Belvidere
  • Courtney Jonsson, I READ Program Manager & Communications Manager ext. 14
  • Timothy Reilly, Program Support  ext. 16
  • Joy LeFrancoisAdministrative Assistant ext. 11

The Literacy Council
982 N Main St.
Rockford, IL 61103
(815) 963-7323[ map ]

TLC Learning Center Hours:
Monday – Thursday
8:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Additional Locations:
North Suburban District Library
6340 N. 2nd St.
Loves Park, IL 61111
(815) 633-4247[ map ]

Ida Public Library
320 N. State St.
Belvidere, IL 61008
(815) 544-3838[ map ]

The Literacy Council Instructors

  •  Sherri Kulawinski – ESL
  •  Peggy Peterson – Family Literacy
  •  Mary Lou Robertson –  ESL, Family Literacy
  •  Christina Macaluso – ESL
  •  Jeannie Schlegel – ESL
  •  Bev Velmers – ABE

ESL = English As A Second Language
ABE = Adult Basic Education