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Adult and Community Learning Services (ACLS)

Mount Wachusett Community College (MWCC)

Integrated English Literacy and Civics Education Pilot

Program Name:
Mount Wachusett Community College (MWCC)
Type of Organization:
Community College
Employer Partners:
Gardner Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Home Instead Senior Care, Visiting Angels Living Assistance Center
Level:
SPL 4 and above
Credential(s):
First Aid, CPR, AED, Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
Occupational Cluster:
Occupation:
Program Description:
MWCC will partner with the American Red Cross (ARC) of Leominster to contextualize the ESOL curricula. Workforce training modules will include assisting patients with daily activities; recording vital statistics and other health information; monitoring and administering therapy treatments; feeding patients; applying bandages, dressings, and splints; and giving medications and immunizations. All students will complete an ARC information session in which they will receive information on the requirements of becoming a CNA, overview of the course, and information about the certification exam administered at the end of the program. Clinical rotations will be done at one of ARC's employer partner sites. Employer partners will host a career fair for graduates upon completion of the program.

Program Design:
TimeMondayTuesdayThursdayFriday
5:00 PM - 6:00 PMCNAOpen advisingOpen advisingCNA
6:00 PM - 7:30 PMContextualized ESOLContextualized ESOL
7:30 PM - 7:45 PMBreakBreakBreakBreak
7:45 PM - 9:00 PMCNAContextualized ESOLContextualized ESOLCNA
9:00 PM - 10:00 PM  


Schedule:
16 weeks, 30 clinical hours, 350 total hours
Program Contact:
Adam Duggan, 978-630-9526, aduggan2@mwcc.mass.edu and Kijah Gordon, 978-630-9363, kgordon10@mwcc.mass.edu


Last Updated: August 17, 2017
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