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Caps Off! Three First Literacy Scholars Earn Their College Degree

Caps Off! Three First Literacy Scholars Earn Their College Degree

Standing at the base of a mountain preparing to hike to the summit can be intimidating, scary, overwhelming, and exciting. For adult learners these same feelings may resonate as they embark on their educational journey to attain a college degree. The hike may take longer than expected and there are often obstacles to overcome along the way.

Finding Inspiration with Faces and Facts

Finding Inspiration with Faces and Facts

In the nonprofit world, inspiration is essential. The size of the issues we address can be overwhelming, but the faces and facts can help us keep going during challenging times and can create a connection with those whose generosity is essential to our organizations.

Poetry Has a Place in Adult Basic Education

Poetry Has a Place in Adult Basic Education

Poetry writing in English is really only scary in the abstract. Many English language learners are already poets in their native languages, and poetry is a great way to help adult language learners build confidence in their English skills.