Adult Education and Workforce Readiness

ESOL Classes are offered in Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced levels and are complemented by the assistance of Conversation Partners and reading and computer resources.

 

Workforce Development prepares participants for success in finding jobs and excelling in the workplace. Career readiness objectives have been integrated into the curricula of all ESOL and HSE courses to underscore the connections between the content covered and workplace success. In addition, the following programs directly facilitate the development of job skills and employment success.

  • Skills for Employment Success

A series of workshops organized into three modules: Find the Job, Get the Job, and Get to the Next Level

  • Networking Meetings

Helps build and access personal networks to search for jobs.

  • Workplace-Contextualized ESOL Classes

Blends language skills, content and contextualized learning resulting in students becoming better English-speakers, but also better workers. We focus on ESOL for Hospitality Workers and ESOL for Healthcare Workers.

  • Job Readiness

Provides access to one-on-one job counseling.

 

HSE classes are offered in Spanish. HSE is the new national high school equivalency test that assesses five subject areas including Reading, Writing, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies. It measures levels of achievement relative to graduation high school seniors, and career and college readiness as outlined by the Common Core State Standards.

 

Watch the "Thank you" video from the ESOL graduation ceremony in 2014. 

 

 

 

 

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