Consolidated Adult Basic Skills and Integrated English Literacy and Civics Education
Support New Jersey in building a stronger workforce to meet the needs of businesses in the state.
Overview and Objectives
Provided English literacy and civics education to foreign-born adult learners. Instruction focused on helping students learn in real-life contexts to ensure that they gain the necessary skills to compete in the workplace and exercise their rights and responsibilities as citizens.
Project objectives were:
- Provide instruction in two educational programs: English as a second language and integrated English literacy and civics
- Recruit program participants through community outreach
- Counsel students and assist them with developing individualized instructional plans, careers goals, and exploring personal interests and skills
These efforts have been implemented through successive subcontracts (2017-2018, 2018-2019, and 2019-2020) with the Vineland Public Schools’ Adult Education Program and the Salem County/Cumberland Adult Basic Services Consortium.