Literacy zones plan orientation

GLOVERSVILLE – The Gloversville and Amsterdam Literacy Zones will host orientation and screening sessions in September for adults ages 21 and older who want to prepare for the high school equivalence exam.

Learners ages 18 to 20 will be admitted based on an interview with the teacher and as space and funding are available, a news release said. The sessions are offered by the Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery Board of Cooperative Educational Services’ Adult Literacy Services.

The screening and orientation is a two-part session lasting three hours each.

The Amsterdam Literacy Zone, located at the United Presbyterian Church, 25 Church St., Amsterdam, will offer morning sessions Sept. 9 and 11 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. The zone will offer evening sessions Sept. 9 and 11 from 6 to 9 p.m.

The Gloversville Literacy Zone, located at 43-47 N. Main St., will have morning sessions Sept. 9 and 11 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. The zone will have evening sessions Sept. 9 and 11 from 6 to 9 p.m.

Students must attend both days of the sessions, the news release said.

To reserve a seat, call 736-4340.