LAC Academy Certificate Programs
The LAC Academy provides experienced and prospective adult literacy educators with the unique opportunity to participate in a community of peers, learning from both LAC instructors and from each other. Each of the Academy's academically rigorous, certificate-bearing courses combine engaging, in-person classes with asynchronous, online learning activities. The aim of the LAC Academy is to provide adult educators with:
Course offerings vary by season and include:
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Since 2008, the LAC Academy has matriculated over 900 students. An independent evaluation of the Academy conducted in 2013 reported that 95% of participants stated that our courses made them more effective, confident, and better-prepared teachers. LAC Academy programs serve as initial and advanced training for:
– LAC Academy Graduate
Are you interested in learning more about Academy programming? Call or email Be Jensen, Coordinator of Professional Development Services, at 212-803-3349 or firstname.lastname@example.org for immediate information or fill out the form below to be added to our general and Academy mailing lists.
The LAC Academy's online learning platform, Moodle, offers participants the opportunity to build on their digital literacy skills. Skills covered in Modules 1, 2, and 4 of this assessment are particularly important in an online learning environment. Each module begins with very basic tasks, but stick with it, they get more challenging! Assess your Digital Literacy skills here