Empowering Dreams for the Future

Where we were: 1989 Where we are: 2014
100 ESOL students from 20 countries 12000+ ESOL students from over 130 countries
10 Major Languages 83 Major Languages
Mostly Asian and Eastern European students with strong native language literacy skills Mostly Hispanic students, many lacking native language literacy skills
Minimal K-12 resources; most geared toward adults Inventory of K-12 resources at various proficiency levels
  Program initiatives to foster home/school communication:
• International Welcome Center
• Refugee/Immigrant Parent Outreach & Migrant Education Services