Opportunities for Immigrant Students

Report on Opportunities for Immigrant Students From CCCIE

The Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education (CCCIE) is a network of 23 community colleges and other professional and research entities hosted by Westchester Community College, in Valhalla, N.Y. CCCIE has issued the report Increasing Opportunities for Immigrant Students: Community College Strategies for Success to raise awareness of the role community colleges play in delivering educational opportunities to immigrants and to expand the range and quality of programs and services for immigrant students among community colleges.

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President Announces 2013 Budget Request for Career and Technical, and Adult Education

President Obama announced his 2013 budget request on Monday, Feb. 13. The budget for the Department represents an overall proposed increase of $1.7 billion, for a 2.5 percent increase above the enacted FY 2012 budget.

Three key themes are sounded in this budget:

  1. College Costs: Ensuring Affordability and Quality in Postsecondary Education
  2. Teachers: Strengthening the Teaching Profession
  3. Jobs: Aligning Job Training and Education Programs With Workforce Demands

Detailed description in Special Issue of OVAE Connection.

Online ELL University for Adult ESOL Educators

English Language Learner University (ELL-U) is an innovative, accessible, free, and easy-to-use online learning portal.

ELL-U provides teachers of English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)  free online professional development and learning opportunities. Teachers can access evidence-based instruction training, leading adult ESOL experts, and resources, while helping to build a community of practice for ESOL professionals.

Materials from ELL-U presentation by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Project Director, during January 26, Program Managers web meeting:

ELL-U Presentation (PDF)

ELL-U Brochure (PDF)

ELL-U Campus Map (PDF)

Click here to learn more and join ELL-U

Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you need assistance navigating ELL-U. HVCP can train a staff member to use ELL-U.

Funding Opportunity: NY Youth Works

To:  NYATEP Membership

The New York Youth Works Request for Applications are now available at:  http://www.labor.ny.gov/businessservices/funding.shtm .  There are 12 funding targets for these applications:  Cities of Albany, Buffalo, New York, Rochester, Schenectady, Syracuse, Mount Vernon, New Rochelle, Utica , and Yonkers; and the Towns of Brookhaven and Hempstead.

As you will see at the above attached link – two RFA’s have been released. Highlights of RFA’s:

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