Impact

Communities across the United States are being reshaped by demographic change. ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) instruction has been shown to have a positive impact on individuals, families, and the larger community which includes both immigrants and long-time residents. Through Capacity Building and Public Engagement the MCAEL network is able to support instructors and learners to create strong communities.

Quality Instruction

FY19 MCAEL convened 8 provider meetings and 10 instructor workshops to help instructors and providers network, collaborate and share resources and research-based practices. 

  • MCAEL provided a total of 51 hours of comprehensive professional development.
  • MCAEL served/connected 301 individuals (staff and instructors) within 41 organizations.
  • Leveraged connections to course instructors including national and local teaching staff and experts.

Increasing Access

From FY2007 to FY2019, the MCAEL Grant Program has supported a total of 50 programs many with continuing funding year to year.

 

FY2019 MCAEL:

  • Awarded $1,190,000 in grant funding.
  • Supported 532 classes.
  • Class enrollment at 7,631 learners (for summer, fall, winter, and spring sessions).

Quality Instruction

FY19 MCAEL convened 8 provider meetings and 10 instructor workshops to help instructors and providers network, collaborate and share resources and research-based practices. 

  • MCAEL provided a total of 51 hours of comprehensive professional development.
  • MCAEL served/connected 301 individuals (staff and instructors) within 41 organizations.
  • Leveraged connections to course instructors including national and local teaching staff and experts.

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