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.


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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
860-423-2591
khempel@eastconn.org

Briana Patriarca
EASTCONN Community Learning Center
1320 Main Street
Tyler Square
Willimantic, CT 06226
860-423-2591
bpatriarca@eastconn.org