Capital North RAEN News

North Country Success Story

  Edith, who has worked with an ESL tutor for two years at Literacy of Northern NY, opened her own business, Lobel, in April. She is pictured with her two daughters on opening day at the store. She has a wonderful selection of dresses, purses, and other items reflecting the style and traditions of her…
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Building a Career Pathways System: Policy Tools for Adult Educators

Presented by: Amanda Bergson-Shilcock and Judy Mortrude Big changes are underway in the adult education world thanks to the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). In particular, the law’s emphasis on career pathways is sparking efforts to better align programs across the adult education, youth services, and workforce development fields. Archived Webinar: Click HERE: But…
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Danielisa Camacho

Danielisa Camacho

Danielisa Camacho, a native of Puerto Rico, learned to speak and understand English better while attending small group classes at Literacy of Northern New York. She currently works at McDonalds and attends Jefferson Community College part-time. Her goal is to get a better job.

Morou Amidou

Morou Amidou

Morou Amidou, a native of Benin, a small country in Africa, attended ESL classes at Literacy of Northern NY, and then worked with a tutor on his English skills. He now attends Jefferson Community College, is employed and recently purchased a home.

Mirielle Wynn and her two sons

Mirielle Wynn

Meet Mirielle Wynn and her two sons. Mirielle attended our small group ELL classes over the summer and brought her sons along because her husband, who is a soldier, is deployed overseas. A native of Haiti, Mirielle improved her English and is now working part-time. She pays two of our students to babysit while she…
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