Miami Dade College Adult Education Students Featured in Essay Book Moving Forward

Miami, April 25, 2017 – General Education Diploma (GED) students at Miami Dade College’s (MDC) School of Continuing Education and Professional Development at the InterAmerican Campus were selected for inclusion in the 2017 adult learner essay book, Moving Forward, published by the Florida Literacy Coalition.

“We are so proud of our students for this amazing accomplishment and instructor Marie Thompson for her unwavering dedication working with students to prepare their submissions,” said Karina Pavone, Continuing Education chairperson.

The students and their essays are:

Title                                                                                              Author

My Transformation from Colombia to the United States         Wendy Torres

Career Goals                                                                                     Rachel Gonzalez

My Goals and Ambition                                                                  Irving Anariva

My Personal Story                                                                            Cheney Rodriguez

We All Do at Least One Thing Very Well                                       Lorena Perez

About the Florida Literacy Coalition

The Florida Literacy Coalition 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, the Florida Literacy Coalitin 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.

About the Adult Education program at MDC

The Adult Education program at Miami Dade College 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 at Miami Dade College, recognized as the largest and one of the best community colleges in the country.