Discussion on Monday, February 23, 2015: Adult Citizenship Education

Good afternoon,

I want to share with you an announcement of the upcoming discussion in the LINCS Adult English Language Learners and Program Management  groups on adult citizenship education to be held on Monday, February 23, 2015.  See the full announcement from the LINCS Community below.

Gail Cope, LINCS Program Management Group


Dear members,

We hope you will join us next Monday, February 23, 2015, for a discussion on adult citizenship education. Representatives from the Office of Citizenship within U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will share information and resources designed to help adult learners prepare for the naturalization interview and test and highlight promising practices from the field.

During the special discussion, participants will learn about linking content standards and foundation skills to citizenship education, using them to develop thematic lessons, and about available USCIS resources. Topics may include building an effective citizenship curricula, syllabi, lesson plans, and classroom activities; helping students improve English skills in preparation for the naturalization test; and current naturalization test preparation resources.

We encourage you to forward this announcement to your extended networks and program colleagues. Whether you’re an instructor of adult English Language Learners, a program administrator, or you assist eligible Lawful Permanent Residents prepare for the naturalization interview and test, this will be an informative discussion focusing on classroom strategies and instructional resources.

The conversation will take place in the Adult English Language Learners and Program Management groups.

We look forward to speaking with you on Monday! Be sure to join the conversation on Twitter using @LINCS_ED and @USCIS.

Best regards,

The LINCS Community Team