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Literacy Acculturation Center

Literacy Acculturation Center

Provide Comprehensive and Meaningful Services

LAC

MISSION
To provide comprehensive, meaningful services to the immigrant community including: educational assessment, social service partnership, and other community connections that enhance the newcomers' experiences and help build successful, productive, life-long learners of all ages.

VISION
All K-12 immigrant refugee students will be given the opportunity to achieve their highest potential and fulfill their American Dream.

PRIMARY GOALS:
Identify and assist the acculturation of immigrant refugee students and families.

Develop a systems navigation structure for academic, psychological, and social supplementary services for school age children and their families.

STRATEGIES FOR ATTAINMENT:

  • Provide comprehensive integrative services and agency networking.
  • Identify academic, educational, social and emotional needs of immigrant refugee students and families.
  • Support acculturation through outreach activities for the student and parent.
  • Introduce immigrant refugees to American culture and customs, as well as identify life skills essential to supporting a successful transition to the Hillsborough County Public Schools system.
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