Articles tagged with "adult education"
At 84, lifelong educator still making a difference
John Lenes has flown in fighter jets, worked as a logger and taught in prisons, but for past 24 years he has found home at College of the Mainland preparing students for college.
Open house for fast-track career classes
Learn more about how College of the Mainland’s Adult Education Program is changing lives and how you can sign up for career-pathway classes at an open house Nov. 12 in the COM Learning Resources Center Auditorium, come and go from 9 a.m. to noon.
Free career training for students with grant
A grant covering class tuition for Darion P. Perkins, of Texas City, changed his job prospects – and his perspective.
In conversations and games students learn English
Lucero Garcia wants to be a flight attendant in her home of Mexico.
Pre-college trains students for success
Without a high school diploma or GED, Maria Loredo didn’t think she was college material. A few months of College of the Mainland’s College Success Academy changed her mind.
Tablets in hand, students learn English, prepare for GED
Fresh off a 12-hour shift at Valero, Lecreshia Henderson arrives at her Adult Basic Education class at College of the Mainland to prepare for her GED.
Students learn English, earn GED and return to workforce with COM program
Martha Guerrero had only had a sixth grade education in Mexico before emigrating to the U.S.
Citizenship, conversations, careers - ESL students reach goals one word at a time
Student Lizmarie Rodriguez has a goal – to pass the physical therapy exam in English so she can work in health care as she did in her native Puerto Rico.
In months, COM students transform from dropouts to graduates
After three months, two certificates and one job, Michael Rios’ life has changed.
For COM ESL student, citizenship spells success
July 20 was among the happiest days of Maria A. Rodriguez’s life.
From ESL to university student
When the green cards came after years of waiting, Karelys Carreyo, 20, left the university she attended to travel with her family from Venezuela to the U.S.
COM grant expands free GED, workforce training program
Students looking to enter the workforce quickly with in-demand skills will have a new option, thanks to the Accelerate TEXAS grant awarded to College of the Mainland.
TWC awards $4.5 million for adult education center
A new two-year Texas Workforce Commission contract for $4.5 million granted to the Texas Center for the Advancement of Literacy and Learning (TCALL) in the College of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University will provide new resources for educators of GED preparation and English as a second language classes for adults across the state.
Armed with GED and in-demand skills, COM program's graduates enter workforce
Sometimes help arrives just in time.
Grant puts COM students on career fast track
Adult learners now have a new reason to be thankful with an opportunity to get on a fast track to workforce readiness with an innovative COM program
COM Adult Education receives top honors from Texas LEARNS
For the second year in a row, Texas LEARNS has awarded Platinum Level Recognition to College of the Mainland’s Adult Education Program for its high level of compliance with programmatic and financial reporting requirements.