PACE Literacy Program

  • The PACE (Parent, Adult, Child, and Education) Literacy Program is a unique opportunity that combines:
             ◆ Adult Basic English language learning
             ◆ Parent education and support
             ◆ Early Education for children birth through four years of age
             ◆ Parent and child interaction in developmental learning environment
             ◆ Transportation may be provided for families who do not have any transportation. Space is limited.
             ◆ Lunch is provided for children.
     
    All families need to qualify for this program based on the following admission requirements:
             ◆ Parent qualifies for beginning English language education by taking a CASAS test.
             ◆ Children are between the ages of birth - 4 years of age and their primary language is not English.
             ◆ Family qualifies for free and/or reduced school lunch program.
     
    Contact Julie Sharpe at 952.496.5035 or jsharpe@shakopee.k12.mn.us
     
    Class days: M-TH
    Time of class: 12:30-3:30 pm
    Location: Central Family Center 2nd floor 
     
     

  • Featured Students

     

    Marianna
    Mariana moved to the United States from Mexico in 2013. She and her two sons have learned English through the PACE (Parent, Adult, Child Education) Program with SouthWest Metro's Adult Basic Education. Visit swmetro.k12.mn.us for more information about our Adult Basic Education English Language programs, including Family Literacy and PACE - Parent And Child Education, in partnership with Shakopee Public Schools.

     

    Nadire
    Nadire has lived in the United States for 8 years and enjoys that she and her two children can learn English together through the PACE (Parent, Adult, Child Education) Program. Visit swmetro.k12.mn.us for more information about our Adult Basic Education English Language programs, including Family Literacy and PACE - Parent And Child Education, in partnership with Shakopee Public Schools