Education Services

Our teachers:

 

  • teach English to Speakers of Other Languages
  • support students in reaching their goals
  • lead field trips in our community

Our Current Class Offerings

 

English Classes

Our English classes are for adult immigrants who are beginners, intermediate, and high intermediate. All classes are free!

Technical Education Classes

Our career pathways classes help our students prepare for careers in local growth industries.  This spring, we will offer Bridge to Home Health Aide and

Certified Nursing Assistant for students who have their PCA certificate. We will also offer ServSafe and OSHA-10.

Computer Classes

Our computer classes help students to become comfortable using computers off and online.

Literacy Classes

We offer classes to support reading and writing in English.

 

We offer citizenship preparation: in small groups or one-to-one with a tutor.

Center for New Americans Partners in Education and Career Support Include:

  • Greenfield Community College
  • Holyoke Community College
  • Franklin Hampshire Regional Employment Board
  • Franklin Hampshire Career Center
  • Smith Vocational & Agricultural High School
  • The Literacy Project
  • The International Language Institute

Schedule

We offer morning classes in Amherst, Greenfield and Northampton, and evening classes in Turners Falls.

Contact us for more information:

  • Northampton: James House, 42 Gothic Street Northampton, MA 01060 . 413-587-0084
  • Amherst:  Bangs Community Center, 70 Boltwood Walk  Amherst, MA 01002 . 413-239-9550
  • Greenfield: Family Center, 90 Federal Street  Greenfield, MA 01301 . 413-772-0055
  • Turners Falls: The Montague Reporter Building, 177 Avenue A  Turners Falls, MA 01376 . 413-676-3949

“I came here because in my country—Iraq—it is not safe. I like the Center for New Americans because everyone here—I love them. I think everyone here tries to help me learn English. I appreciate them.” –Mayeda

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