Miami, May 12, 2016 – English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) and General Education Diploma (GED) students of the School of Continuing Education and Professional Development at the Miami Dade College (MDC) InterAmerican Campus were selected for inclusion in the 2016 adult learner essay book Going Places, published by the Florida Literacy Coalition.
“We are so proud of our students for this amazing accomplishment,” said Karina Pavone, Continuing Education Department Chairperson. “We are also proud of our instructors, Rebeca Prado and Anthony Piazza for working with our students to prepare their submissions and for their unwavering dedication.”
Be Happy Nancy Martinez
My Favorite Place Nuria Rivera
My Favorite Place Ping Jiang
My Life vs. My Son’s Life Roberto Ron
An Encounter that Changed My Life Roberto De Leon
A Bridge from Miami to Cuba Henry Lopez
How to Fly Katelyn Cruz
Broken Pictures Lourdez Velazquez
The Adult Education program at MDC provides English language skills, adult basic education, and GED preparation that adults need to further their education at the post-secondary level, obtain employment, play positive roles in the education of their children, and become involved community members. The program is student-centered with classes designed to maximize access through excellence in teaching, individualized student success plans, access to technology, and flexibility of locations and schedules. Adult Education is part of the School of Continuing Education & Professional Development (CEPD) at MDC, recognized as the largest and one of the best colleges in the country.
The Florida Literacy Coalition (FLC) promotes, supports and advocates for the effective delivery of quality adult and family literacy services in the state of Florida. As a statewide umbrella literacy organization and the host of Florida’s State Literacy Resource Center, FLC provides a range of services to support more than 300 adult education, literacy and family literacy providers throughout Florida. Special emphasis is placed on assisting community based literacy organizations with their training and program development needs.
For more information, contact Karina Pavone, 305-237-6030, firstname.lastname@example.org.