TITLE: Competitive Federal 801 English Literacy and Civics Education
OBJECTIVE: Provide English language learning in the context of employment and the world of work, occupations, and employability skills, while integrating at least one of four civics concepts: naturalization, civic participation, U.S. history, and government.
AWARD TERM DATES: July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2014
FUNDING SOURCE: Consolidated Appropriations Act (Public Law 106-113) section 1000 (a) (4) of the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act
CFDA: Federal 84.002A
FUNDS AWARDED: $780,319.50
Rosemount ISD 196 - Rahncliff site
South St. Paul ISD 006
Mankato ISD 77
Comunidades Latinos Unidar en Servicio (CLUES) - Minneapolis and St. Paul sites
Neighborhood House – Wellstone and Ford Road Flats sites
Worthington ISD 518
Robbinsdale ISD 281
Osseo ISD 279
Minneapolis SSD 1 – South and North Campus sites
Lao Family Community of MN, Inc.
Hmong American Partnership – University and Skyline sites
Hmong Cultural Center
Institute for New Americans
Minnesota Literacy Council – Lake Street and Arlington sites
Bloomington ISD 271 – Metro South Site
PROGRAM CONTACT: Todd Wagner, Acting Adult Basic Education Supervisor
Gifted and Talented Education Symposium – June 9-12
Registration is now open for the sixth annual Hormel Foundation Gifted and Talented Education Symposium—a collaboration between the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE), the Hormel Foundation and Austin School District. Daily sessions address best practices on the assessment of students for services, program models, social and emotional needs, instructional strategies, under-represented populations, under-achievement, integration of STEM and technology as well as specific content in the areas of science, mathematics, language arts and social studies.