PROGRAM ELEMENTS

Parents of ELLs in grades K-2 enroll in the program at their child's school.  

The Family Literacy content is conducted in English and in the home language, focusing on effective strategies to support language acquisition in and out of school, and includes activities that promote multilingualism and a shared learning experiences 

Students and adults then attend separate classes to further strengthen their English language skills

Free breakfast and supervised activities for school age siblings are provided for families.

10

Week Program During School Year

5

Week Program During Summer

5

Curriculum Themes

  • Family

  • Community

  • World

2

School Days

  • Family Engagement

  • Child ENL

  • Adult ESOL

1

1

Weekly Field Trip

  • Zoos 

  • Museums

  • City Landmarks

THE TAKEAWAY

Families receive:

  • A home library - up to 15 new titles

  • Certificates of Achievement

  • Backpack filled with school supplies

  • Meals

  • A newfound sense of confidence

  • Friendships!