English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) Family Literacy

EASTCONN Adult Programs partners with Head Start to provide Family Literacy classes to eligible Windham families. Families in need of English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) classes are targeted for this program. The program's objectives include:
1) Parents will improve their literacy skills in speaking, listening, reading, writing and math.
2) Parents will increase their employability skills (including digital literacy) and develop a career portfolio that includes a local pathway toward their career goal and demonstrates their workforce readiness.
3) Parents will increase their parenting skills and become active partners in their children’s education.

Benefits: This holistic family program develops both parents' and children's literacy skills at the same time. Benefits include increased school readiness for children and increased educational and employment opportunities for parents.

Click Here for More Information!

For more information about English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) Family Literacy, please contact:

Kristin Hempel
Community Learning Center
Tyler Square - Suite 25
1320 Main Street
Willimantic, CT 06226

Briana Patriarca
EASTCONN Community Learning Center
1320 Main Street
Tyler Square
Willimantic, CT 06226