Education

 

Education

The Education Department aims to expand educational opportunities for personal growth and development of Hispanic/Latino community members, from child to adult.

 

[Download our Fall 2022 schedule of classes in English and Spanish]

Programs for Adults

adult classes
adult classes at El Centro
Computer

Learn the basics of how to use a computers even if this is your first time. We teach skills such as creating and managing emails, use of documents and spreadsheets, Google suite, internet, and Zoom.

Spanish

We offer beginner to conversational classes to organizations and community members to speak, write and read Spanish. Classes are taught by native Spanish speaker teachers.

HiSET

High School Equivalency Test classes help students study the five required content areas to receive their HiSET diploma. Classes taught are Reading, Writing, Science, Social Studies, and Mathematics.

ESL

Our classes provides predominantly Spanish-speaking adult students opportunities to learn basic and conversational English. We offer students the chance to learn English or improve their skills.

Plaza Comunitaria

This program is for youth and adults to complete literacy, elementary, and secondary education with the INEA curriculum from Mexico, which is valid in all Latin American countries.

Padres Comprometidos

The parents workshops enable parents to discuss pertinent topics about their children’s development and education in weekly workshops facilitated by expert guests.

Advocacy in Early Education

The program is aimed at Latino parents with children ages 0 to 10 to identify leaders of the family nucleus through dialogues that reflect issues that affect early education.

Google Career Certificate

Register to our virtual courses (IT Support with Python, Project Management, UX Design, Data Analytics) that we offer with the sponsorship of Google Career.

Programs for Children

Tutoring Program

It helps strengthen Reading and Math skills and improves children’s grades in school.

Summer Camps

Our camps offer opportunities for children to explore the world through art, field trips, and more.

Reading Groups

Aimed at creating habits and exchange of reading experiences between mother and child.

Pre-K Program

Helps students to develop their pre-literacy and pre-numeracy abilities through lessons.

tutoring with us?

We’re always looking for amazing volunteers with a passion for mentoring students! Join us! Sign up here.

Fall 2022 Classes Are Here!

Education Classes

FAQs

Please register in the respective class form. If you have any questions, don;t hesitate to email us.

We do this by:

  • Increase school readiness, performance, and achievement for Hispanic/Latino/Latinx students in K-12 grades and college.
  • Improve basic literacy skills/secondary or a high-school education and work skills among Hispanics/Latino/Latinx adults.
  • Expand the capacity of academic institutions, educators, parents, and education leaders to promote and assure the learning and achievement of Hispanic/Latino/Latinx community members.

Please email us to lhickey@elcentronc.org.