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  • Transitions to Secondary Education

    Poway Adult School’s Transitions Class prepares ESL students for transition into ABE and ASE courses through intensive math, reading and writing instruction.

  • Yousef Chashi

    Virginia — Each year the Fairfax NEDP program recognizes one of its students with the Exceptional Initiative Award. In August 2008 the recipient was Yousef Chashi.

  • Keyli Bonafacio

    Maryland — NEDP is a program that opens new doors and empowers individuals to pursue their goals and dreams. Many of these students overcome obstacles to complete their NEDP program. For all of them, receiving a diploma changes their lives.

  • Tabatha Bush

    New York — Tabatha Bush of Fine, New York, was chosen as a 2007 Outstanding NYACCE — New York Association for Continuing/Community Education Student of the Year — for overcoming great obstacles to achieve her high school diploma.

  • Three Western Suffolk BOCES Graduates

    New York — The following three stories are from the January 2009 graduation ceremony held at Western Suffolk BOCES in Dix Hill, New York.

  • Reco Williams

    Maryland — Reco Williams is an October 2007 graduate of the Howard Community College NEDP program and was a speaker at the diploma recognition exercises. She is the mother of seven children, six daughters and one son.

  • All Around the World

    ESL students at Folsom Cordova Adult School successfully incorporate their different cultures into the classroom experience. Students are able to share information about their culture while practicing English language and presentation skills.

  • Unlocking the Potential to Positive Student Engagement

    Beginning in the fall of 2010, the Corona-Norco Adult School English as a Second Language (ESL) Leadership Team sought to improve student performance outcomes by actively examining student engagement.

  • English as a Second Language Student Profile Data

    The ESL department at Mt. San Antonio College created an online data entry system in which all students provide up-to-date information as they progress through the levels of the ESL Program.

  • Making a Difference in the Community Award: International Day

    Students in the English as a Second Language (ESL) Program at ABC Adult School host International Day, a festival to present the culture, food, art, and traditional costumes of students’ native countries.

  • Summer Institute 2014 Presentations

  • Summer Institute 2013 Photo Gallery

  • Wayne-Finger Lakes Times, NY (newspaper article)

    New York — Wayne-Finger Lakes Times, NY (newspaper article)

  • 2nd Annual EL Civics Conference

  • Searching for an Authentic Definition of Student Success

    ".....The CASAS system lets adult education faculty know who their students are, why they are in the program, and what their outcomes are, whether they be “completers” or “leavers.”

  • US-Brazil Partnership for Skills program

    Ten scholarship winners were selected from the 200 students who participated in the 2012 program in Salvador. US-Brazil Connect, Red Rocks Community College, the Denver Center for International Education, and other partners hosted the scholars in a leadership exchange in October.

  • Common Core State Standards & CASAS

    CASAS Content Standards for Reading and Mathematics and Common Core State Standards for Reading, Language, and Mathematics: A Comparative Analysis

  • Blended Learning Programs Thrive Despite Budget Cuts

    A recent report demonstrates that adult ESL learners enrolled in distance learning blended programs have significantly higher completion and persistence rates and reading gains than students participating in distance-only or classroom-only programs.

  • Math Sample Test Items Now Available

  • STEM: Good Jobs Now and For the Future

    Science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) jobs are growing at three times the rate of other occupations, and workers in these fields earn an average of 26% more than workers in other fields. This brief from the U.S. Department of Commerce reviews current statistics and trends surrounding STEM jobs.

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