Educational Institutions

English Now

  • Austin, TX
  • http://www.english-now.us

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Mission Statement

In order to demonstrate the love of Jesus Christ, English Now provides assistance and resources to adults studying English as a second language, promotes cross-cultural understanding, and purposes to minimize the exploitation of speakers of minority languages.

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ruling year

2002

Principal Officer

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Ms. Glenda L. Rose

Keywords

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ESL,ABE,adult education,literacy,English,Spanish,immigrant,Mexican,Hispanic,Latino

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EIN

76-0698652

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Adult, Continuing Education (B60)

Education N.E.C. (B99)

Ethnic/Immigrant Services (P84)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

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Programs

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Program 1

Our center serves between 50 and 100 individuals and their families every month. Our primary objective is to make help and resources available for those learning English, but we also provide assistance to our members in the form of translation, job search, computer lessons, and emotional support.

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English Now

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Ms. Glenda L. Rose

BIO

Ms. Rose is a PhD candidate (ABD) at the University of Texas. She has taught English to adult immigrants for over 15 years both in the public school systems of Virginia and Texas and through immigrant relief organizations and private tutoring. She is particularly interested in acculturative stress and ways to manage that stress so that it does not impede language learning. She has undergraduate degrees in Christian Education and English, with an emphasis in Linguistics. She also has a master's degree in Linguistics with an emphasis in Applied Linguistics (TESL). She is a member of TOEFL (teachers of English as a foreign language) and Pi Lambda Theta Education Honor Society. She expects to complete her dissertation and graduate in the Spring of 2005.

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