Literacy Nassau

1 Ivy Lane

Wantagh, New York 11793    

Phone: (516) 867-3580

www.LiteracyNassau.org 

mail@literacynassau.org

 

July 22, 2016

You may have heard the audible sigh of relief from the staff here in the office when post-test season finally wrapped up on June 30th.  Over 500 students were post-tested across multiple programs and 60% of them made significant enough gains to be eligible for the next...

June 22, 2016

At Recognition Night on May 19th, 2016, over 400 people attended Literacy Nassau’s inaugural graduation ceremony to celebrate our students, our volunteers and our community partners.   The graduating class, comprised of 28 adult English Language Learners, is now equipp...

June 1, 2016

With the month of June comes the end of the school year. Here at Literacy Nassau, it means the end of post-test season. With the student path established last fall (see graphic below), we need to be intentional about improving the language skills of our English languag...

May 1, 2016

This year’s Recognition Night, which will be held on Thursday, May 19th from 7-9pm, promises to be the event of the season for Literacy Nassau students, tutors, and community partners.  We are thrilled to honor John and Janet Kornreich for their unwavering support of L...

April 1, 2016

Literacy Nassau has expanded its menu of services by leaps and bounds over the past few years.  What started as a few hundred volunteers individually tutoring adults in Basic Literacy and ESOL has grown exponentially.  Because of the breadth and depth of services we no...

March 1, 2016

We recently learned that the Center for Applied Linguistics will be releasing a new version of our most commonly used standardized test, the BEST Plus.  The BEST Plus test assesses speaking and listening ability in our lower level English Language Learners.  The test i...

February 2, 2016

On December 14th, Literacy Nassau was given the opportunity to attend the 8th annual National Immigration Integration Conference (NIIC) in Brooklyn, N.Y.  Hosted by the New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC), the annual three day conference brought forth hundreds of adv...

January 1, 2016

On November 23, 2015, we received an e-mail stating that the New York State Office for New Americans was awarding Literacy Nassau a new grant for $175,000 per year.  This three-year contract will enable us to continue offering higher level ELL students classroom based...

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