Basic Education: Literacy, elementary, middle school 

CREA is recognized by the government of Mexico (INEA and SEP) as a Plaza Comunitaria, which is an educational space for spanish speakers who want to start, continue or finish their literacy, elementary (1-6 grade) and secondary level (7-9 grade) studies. INEA offers the curriculum and learning material. If students have a solid education in their own language they can learn english faster and more efficiently.

The principal subjects are: math, reading and writing, science, social studies, and relevant topics of the everyday life.

Schedule:

Literacy, elementary and secondary classes
Wednesday and Thursday

Department of Health
158 East 115th Street
9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Settlement Health Clinic
212 East 106th Street, third Floor
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

TASC / GED

In TASC/GED class the curriculum follows the subjects of the book “McGraw-Hill Education, Preparation for the TASC Test, 2nd Edition”. The student presents a test in an authorized Center and once they pass the test they receive a diploma from the State Department of USA.

Schedule:

Wednesdays and Thursdays

Department of Health
158 East 115th Street
9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Settlement Health Clinic
212 East 106th Street, third Floor
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

The subjects are: Math, Reading and Writing, Science and Social Studies.

ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE

In English as a Second Language the curriculum follows the subjects of the book “Side by Side”. It focuses on basic and intermediate level learning, specifically. Designed for people who do not know any knowledge of the language and people who know some words, can read and speak a little, but are also shy in speaking.

Schedule:
Wednesday and Thursday

Department of Health
158 East 115th Street
12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Settlement Health Clinic
212 East 106th Street, third Floor
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

COMPUTER CLASSES

The Computer class is designed for people who have no access to or who have minimal knowledge of computers. The course begins with learning basic mouse and keyboard skills, and ends with working knowledge of Office Suite, internet and social media.

Schedule:
Fridays
475 East 115th Street
9:00 am to 12:00 pm

OTHER SERVICES 

Workshops: Those are beneficial not only to the students of CREA, but to the community as well. The topics are varied and in accordance to the necessities or requests from the community . Some of the Workshops that we offer are: Migration, finances, depression, domestic violence, self-esteem, identity, leadership, empowerment, sexuality, how to help the environment, nutrition, how to manage a Business and other current topics.

Reading Club: From 10 to 15 people meet once every two weeks in a space of two and a half hours. In response to an assigned reading, participants share knowledge and points of view, provoking an ideological exchange. They can talk about current issues and can develop their vision with the help of others. In some meetings, participants work together to solve problems or know the problem more thoroughly. People exchange ideas, identify with each other and create belonging.

Schedule:
Two tuesdays per month
Little Sisters of the Assumption FHS
333 East 115th Street, third floor
6:30 a 9:00 pm

Counseling: This service is provided available twice a week by appointment. It is provided by a licensed social worker.

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