Educational Resources


 The Cultural Orientation Resource (COR) Center focuses on a critical element of refugee resettlement and integration, providing technical assistance regarding the orientation refugee groups receive about their new lives in the United States, either before their departure for the U.S. or after their arrival.
 Click here to go to the COR Website.


2323 S. Vista Avenue
Suite 205
Boise, ID 83705
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ELC Mission Statement:
To develop the skills necessary for social interdependence and lifelong learning through English language training, within an emotionally, spiritually, and physically safe environment, for refugees and other language learners.
Click here to go to the ELC website!

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Learning Lab is a literacy education center for adults and families with young children.  Classes are based on students’ individual needs and offer reading, writing, math and English language learning curricula.  Learning Lab also offers preparation for citizenship and GED exams.

 Click here to go to the Learning Lab website!

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College of Western Idaho (CWI) is a comprehensive community college providing higher education programs to residents of Western Idaho.  We offer a full range of academic and career-technical courses leading to an Associate of Arts or Science degree, Associate of Applied Science degrees, continuing education, and certificates. CWI also offers Basic Skills Education to help prepare for a GED, Dual Credit for high school students, and fast-track career training for working professionals. Choose from classes offered at a variety of campuses throughout the Treasure Valley or online. We schedule to meet your educational needs during the day, evening, and weekends. Click here to go to the CWI website!

CWI Works Program

College of Western Idaho (CWI)

CWI is offering a Manufacturing Works class starting June 3rd, 2019 and will be held at CWI’s Nampa Campus Micron Education Center.

The class is an introduction to principles of manufacturing designed specifically for English language learners. Introductory topics related to manufacturing will include: personal protective equipment, machine safety, principles of LEAN production, safe use of hand tools, and soft skills – all with integrated English language instruction.

Students will gain further perspective on careers in the manufacturing sector through site tours and industry speakers. Students will be coached through next steps in meeting their individual career goals and will receive job placement support or support in enrolling in a post-secondary certificate program. One such program option is a Welding Certification through CWI, also designed specifically for English language learners.

Please contact Molly Valceschini or Liz Fleshman for more information:

Molly Valceschini: 208-918-1521
Liz Fleshman: 208-918-2891