Author: April Hartman

Interview with Executive Director Megan Kobzej

Get the latest on New America College in our July 2023 interview with Executive Director Megan Kobzej: how things have changed, what’s happening now and thoughts about what might happen next. Q: You’ve been the director of NAC for a few years now, jumping right in post-pandemic. How are you enjoying the role now versus […]

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Economic Impact of English

The economic impact of English is undisputed. While not official, English is the primary language of international business. “Research shows a direct correlation between the English skills of a populationand the economic performance of the country.” Approximately 30% of the 500,000 immigrants over 25 in the United States arrive with bachelor’s and advanced degrees. They […]

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All About NAC Students

Founded in 2007 as a non-profit 501c(3), New America College (NAC) is an English Language School for adults. We have served thousands of students with high-quality, intensive, academic programming since our founding. NAC’s Core values are: Community, Education, Success and Acceptance. Our classes are designed to prepare students for work or university. This goes hand-in-hand […]

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The Importance of Volunteers

Our mission, “Cultivating and celebrating inclusion, community, and success through a focused English language experience,” is enhanced by the support of volunteers. As a non-profit, New America College (NAC) very much appreciates the role of its volunteers, especially as it allows us to achieve our goal of offering services at an affordable price. Volunteers show us […]

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TESL Practicum Students

Why NAC Supports TESL Practicum Students New America College students love us for our engaging, relevant, and expertly-taught classes. Our teachers all have ESL certification and years of experience. But all teachers have to start somewhere! Often certification programs for Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) require future teachers to complete practicums in ESL […]

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NAC Student Ambassadors

Congratulations to our May 2021 NAC Ambassadors! These students were nominated by their teachers for embracing NAC’s values of Community, Education, Success, and Acceptance. You make us proud! From top left to right: Aleksandr Sukhomlin, Saul Blanco, Daniela Zubia, Samuel Ballesteros, Dalila Do Amaral, Katia Ito, Mohamed El Malt, Monserrat Mendoza Going forward, teachers will […]

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