The New America School

Adams, Arapahoe, Denver, & Jefferson Counties, CO
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The New America School (NAS)

Is a system of public charter high schools dedicated to serving a unique population – recent immigrants and their families and children who want to learn or perfect English and earn a high school diploma, non-traditional students, and traditional students seeking a more personal atmosphere that fits their learning needs. 

About:

  • NAS is a fully accredited, publicly funded institution that serves students ages 14-21. Their highly qualified staff provides intensive English language instruction and a rigorous academic curriculum to help students fulfill their dream of a better future.

    At the New America School they believe educational opportunity is a cornerstone of American life and that English language skills are an essential component.

Locations:

  • NAS schools are located in diverse communities where the need is greatest. There are three campuses in the metro Denver area:
    NAS-Aurora campus, located near Colfax and Elmira in Aurora; 
    NAS-Lakewood​​​​​​​ campus, located in Lakewood off Alameda Ave. and Harlan St.; and
    NAS-Thornton campus, located on 89th Ave. and Washington St. in Thornton.

 

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Code the Dream offers free intensive training in software development regardless of immigration status. All Code the Dream (CTD) classes are free and are offered remotely nationwide. CTD offers a diverse and supportive community, where students learn from experienced software developers and from each other.

MSU Denver Family Literacy Program

MSU Denver Family Literacy Program offers English as a Second Language (ESL) courses for adults in the Adams County area. Offerings include online and in-person classes that follow the school district calendar. Also available are High-School Equivalency courses (GED) offered in both English and Spanish. Integrated Education and Training courses are offered once per semester; they include Parent to Para (Paraprofessional), Home Health Aide, and general Workforce Readiness. All courses are offered free of charge to community members.

ASSET & DREAMer College Resources – CCD

Community College of Denver (CCD) welcomes ASSET/ DREAMer students! Pursuing an education is important and can sometimes feel overwhelming. CCD has dedicated staff to help you through the process and make you feel at home.

Adult English Education

Students learn the skills needed to read, write and speak in English at levels necessary to function in a job, in the family and in society.

Career and Employment Workshops and Coaching- Mi Casa

Our Career Pathways program teaches job-seekers the skills they need to succeed in today’s workplace through workshops, intensive career readiness and industry specific training, 1-on-1 career coaching, and connection to higher education.

Immigrant Youth Leadership Programs- Convivir

We support immigrant youth as they find power in their migrant experience and use it to enrich themselves and their communities.

UNDOCU & DACA Student Support

Get help filling out your forms, and Scholarships. Undocumented & DACAmented are welcome

AMA – Aprender Mediante Amistad

AMA is a student organization at Colorado College (Colorado Springs) dedicated to assisting community students whose parents in many cases do not speak English fluently and are unable to help their children with their homework. AMA provides weekly tutoring sessions in English and Spanish, to help students from Middle-School and High-School to improve their speaking, reading, writing, and homework skills. Adding to this, AMA also provides children with fun educational activities, snacks, and transportation accommodation when necessary. We aim to decrease obstacles to access educational resources while trying to help student learn through friendship and various activities.

UCCS Undocumented Student Support

This program supports UCCS Undocumented/DACA/ASSET students, also referred to as Dreamers, and other multicultural students who receive the additional attention, advocacy, and support of the MOSAIC office.

High School Student Support – J2C

Juntos 2 College prepares undocumented high school seniors for career success by supporting them through the DACA application process and the entrepreneurial process in order to earn income legally.

Interested learning more?

Please email or call the New America School.

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