ALMA English Forward Training
*Upon entering the program, you will receive links to online tutor training techniques to get started. We offer a more extensive training to participants in the program once we have enough people to run a training; on average, every 6 months.
English Forward Training Information
What is English Forward?
English Forward is a training specifically for adult educators of English as a Second Language (ESL). English Forward was developed in 2008 in Central Texas to meet the needs of the growing demand for adult ESL classes and a dire need for quality training for classroom and one-on-one instruction.
Participants of the English Forward Instructor/Tutor Training receive 11 hours of content-based training on effective, research-based ESL instructional strategies for adult ESL students. The training is rooted in Dr. Heide Spruck-Wrigley’s research on adult second language acquisition, learning theory, and studies in cognitive science.
Upcoming English Forward Training Dates
- (May 2017 Tentative Date) CNM Main Campus
Space is limited, RSVP is required. Contact Laura, firstname.lastname@example.org, to learn more.
NOTE: We must have at least 7 people signed up to run the training. This registration is for all days of the training. Attending all days is required.
All eligible participants are required to attend an orientation (dates listed above) and commit to one year of ALMA volunteering.