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EL/Civics Webinar July 15, 2014. Agenda What is EL/Civics? Funding Accountability Program Experience and Projects Getting Started Instructional Resources.

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1 EL/Civics Webinar July 15, 2014

2 Agenda What is EL/Civics? Funding Accountability Program Experience and Projects Getting Started Instructional Resources Communication

3 What It Is English Literacy and Civics Education (EL/Civics or EL/C) Civics education is defined by the Federal Register (1999) as “an educational program that emphasizes contextualized instruction on the rights and responsibilities of citizenship, naturalization procedures, civic participation, and U.S. history and government to help students acquire the skills and knowledge to become active and informed parents, workers, and community members.”

4 FY 15 Grant Describe how the program will integrate the delivery of English Literacy and Civics Education to include curriculum, activities, and instructional strategies used to teach: Rights and Responsibilities of citizenship, U.S. Government and History; Naturalization Process/Citizenship Preparation; and Civics Participation.

5 Funding Separate funding stream – 100% federal dollars Separate budget must be maintained in CCIP Used to supplement, not supplant, ESOL program All FY15 EL/C budgets were calculated by ABLE office at $124 x # of projected ESOL students

6 Accountability ABLELink End-of- Year Narrative State APR Narrative Describe successful activities and services supported with EL/Civics funds, including the number of programs receiving EL/Civics grants and an estimate of the number of adult learners served.

7 IGNORE THIS

8 Screen shots of ALINK??? End-of Year Report – show example Collect information on Exit Form and ABLELink State submits data to OCTAE for national report From Exit Form: – Obtained citizenship skills – Passed citizenship test – Registered to vote or voted for the first time – Increased involvement in community activities Don’t ignore these!

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10 Accountability ABLELink End-of- Year Narrative State APR Narrative Describe successful activities and services supported with EL/Civics funds, including the number of programs receiving EL/Civics grants and an estimate of the number of adult learners served.

11 Accountability End-of-Year Narrative Send a few brief written examples of your EL/Civics Program Highlights including Benefits to the Students and the Community

12 Organized a donation drive at the Food Pantry Met with local legislators Attended field trips to City Hall, museums, colleges, libraries, police and fire departments Interviewed veterans from the community Volunteered at children’s school and nursing homes

13 Attended citizenship classes Participated in workshops about the Affordable Care Act, banking, nutrition, financial aid Attended the English and Pathways for Healthcare Professionals class

14 Programs with Experience NortheastCentral/SoutheastSouthwestNorthwest Auburn Career Center Columbus City Schools Miami Valley CTCDelaware Career Center Canton City SchoolsC-TECButler Technology and Career Center Owens Community College Cuyahoga Community College South-Western City Schools Vanguard-Sentinel CTC Parma City SchoolsWayne County Career Center Polaris Career Center Project LEARN

15 Getting Started USCIS ELC Startup Guide How-to Manual The ESL Starter Toolkit EL/Civics Online CAELA Briefs: – English Literacy & Civics Education (2006) English Literacy & Civics Education – Civics Education for Adult ELLs (2000) Civics Education for Adult ELLs

16 Standards and Objectives ESOL Content Standards –driver for instruction Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing Civics Objectives – guide incorporation of civics content into instruction I.Rights and Responsibilities of Citizenship II.Civic Participation III.U.S. History and Government and Citizenship Preparation Available on OBR’s websiteOBR’s website

17 Instructional Resources CASAS Reading for Citizenship Ohioable.org – Lesson Plans – Library – Bodega: English for All Culture Clips On Speaking and Cultural Terms Native Language Screening Device

18 EL/Civics Websites EL Civics Government and History Lessons for ESL Students EL Civics Government and History Lessons for ESL Students USCIS Citizenship Resource Center US Citizenship Podcast EL/Civics Curriculum, Lessons and Web-based Projects EL/Civics Curriculum, Lessons and Web-based Projects

19 Communication Moodle - Teaching ESOL COPTeaching ESOL COP

20 Q & A Questions?


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