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Adult Academies Expand Opportunities

Austin Voices is working with 12 community schools in north Austin to blend their adult education classes into a regional Adult Academy that includes over 45 classes and workshops this Spring for adults and parents. Classes range from ESL, GED and Computers to exercise classes, financial literacy and parenting classes. Austin Voices is partnering with the following organizations to bring classes to multiple sites:

  • Foundation Communities (Financial Literacy)
  • Lifeworks (Real Talk)
  • Phoenix House (Strengthening Families)
  • ACC (ESL GED and Computer Literacy)
  • Center for Child Protection (Parenting Classes)
  • Mexican Consulate (Plaza Comunitarias-School Completion in Spanish)
  • Central Texas Food Bank (Benefits Enrollment-SNAP/Medicaid)
  • Travis County Underage Drinking Prevention (Parent Classes)
  • Austin Public Health (Diabetes Management)
  • Austin Community Law Center (Free Legal Services)
  • BASTA (Tenants’ Rights)
  • AISD Adult Education (ESL)

On Saturday, January 13 and Saturday, January 20, Austin Voices held Adult Education Fairs to at Lanier High School and Webb Middle School to register families for classes at the network of Adult Academy Schools. Parent Support Specialists at partner campuses are also helping with registration and coordination of classes.

Read more about AVEY Family Support Programs

By | 2018-01-21T21:38:41+00:00 January 21st, 2018|Bulletins|Comments Off on Adult Academies Expand Opportunities