Skills and Opportunity for the New American Workforce program offers a contextualized English as Second Language curriculum for retail employees, facilitated by an instructor in a non-traditional, interactive online and face-to-face educational setting.
Help Desk: 305-237-0616 | Toll Free: 877-895-4580
Hours: Monday and Wednesday: 9:00 AM- 4:30 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM- 3:30 PM
Thursday: 9:00 AM- 4:30 PM
Friday: 1:00 PM- 5:00 PM
The National Immigration Forum, Miami Dade College, and the Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education have partnered to implement this new initiative which works to increase English language skills among retail workers for whom English is a second language. The program is being implemented in three metropolitan areas: Houston, Miami and New York. The classes are delivered at the worksite, in the retailer’s training facilities or on campus, in partnership with the following colleges and organizations: LaGuardia Community College, Lone Star College, Miami Dade College, Westchester Community College, Bergen County Technical Schools and Neighborhood Centers Inc. This program is funded through the Walmart Foundation’s ongoing commitment to create economic mobility for the retail workforce.
Welcome to Skills and Opportunities for the New American Workforce! This exciting training program gives you the opportunity to improve your English, so you can advance in your job. It consists of 40% face-to-face class instruction and 60% online learning through the Blackboard Learning Management System. In order to succeed in this class, you will need to attend regularly and log on to your Blackboard account every week to review what's taught in class, and to learn new skills through online games and activities.
A certificate of completion will be awarded to students who meet the completion requirements. For more information and to view the completion requirements, please log in to Blackboard. Good luck!
Please take a moment to setup an account in order to begin the program.
Set up an account
Once you set up your account, please follow these directions:
Tómese un momento para configurar su cuenta y comenzar el programa.
Configurar una cuenta
Una vez que configure su cuenta, siga estas instrucciones: