What We Do

MCAEL supports and expands opportunities for high-quality English language and literacy instruction in the community through two focus areas below: 

Build Program Capacity

MCAEL supports providers and instructors by providing grant funding for ESOL classes as well as professional development to support instructor training.

Professional Development
  • Workshops & Trainings
  • Technical Assistance
  • Online Resources 
Coalition Building
  • Monthly Newsletters
  • Networking Meetings
  • Job/Volunteer Postings 

Promote English Literacy

MCAEL serves as a community resource and knowledge center for information on adult English literacy in Montgomery County. MCAEL works in the following ways to engage the broader community in supporting and addressing English literacy:

Knowledge Center
  • Reports - Data Collection and Analysis
  • Provider Directory
  • Learner Stories
Advocacy and Outreach
  • Promoting Community Literacy
  • Coalition Building
  • Connecting Business, Government, Nonprofits and Individuals
  • Local, State and National Policy Advocacy

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