Education

 

Education

The Education Department aims to expand educational opportunities and spaces for intellectual growth and personal development of Hispanic/Latino/Latinx and other community members from child to adulthood.

El Centro Hispano’s Education Department focuses on school readiness & achievement and adult education 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.

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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 and are interactive.

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 Maths.

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. Classes are free.

Advocacy in Early Education

The program is aimed at Latino parents with children ages 0 to 10 through dialogues that reflect issues that affect early education with the participation in decision-making tables at the state level.

Family Academy Program

The program supports families to understand the school and university system with monthly workshops that offer academic tools for positive impact, unifies parents and educational organizations.

Padres Comprometidos

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

Programs for Children

Tutoring Program

It helps strengthen Reading and Math abilities 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.

Tutor With Us?

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

Don't Miss Citizenship Classes!

Our citizenship classes will help permanent residents pass the citizenship test given by United States Citizenship and Immigration Services. Through the program, adults learn about U.S. history and government and are encouraged to take the citizenship exam. Please register here.

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 or call (919) 687-4635 x 131