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First National Bank makes donation to English as a Second Language program

Posted: January 8, 2012 - 1:05am
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The Learning Connection (TLC) helps people build a better life through education by providing free adult and family programs in two locations in Juneau. First National Bank Alaska recently donated funds to the agency for its English as a Second Language and Citizenship classes. Last year, this program served 118 English Language Learners from 35 different countries.  The Learning Connection is a program of SERRC - Alaska's Educational Resource Center. Along with free English and Citizenship classes, TLC offers free GED preparation and testing, computer classes, family literacy programs, and workforce development programs.  Governor Parnell (third from left) with English as a Second Language and Citizenship students and TLC Instructor Heather Parker (second from right).  Courtesy of SERRC - Alaska's Educational Resource Center
Courtesy of SERRC - Alaska's Educational Resource Center
The Learning Connection (TLC) helps people build a better life through education by providing free adult and family programs in two locations in Juneau. First National Bank Alaska recently donated funds to the agency for its English as a Second Language and Citizenship classes. Last year, this program served 118 English Language Learners from 35 different countries. The Learning Connection is a program of SERRC - Alaska's Educational Resource Center. Along with free English and Citizenship classes, TLC offers free GED preparation and testing, computer classes, family literacy programs, and workforce development programs. Governor Parnell (third from left) with English as a Second Language and Citizenship students and TLC Instructor Heather Parker (second from right).

The Learning Connection (TLC) helps people build a better life through education by providing free adult and family programs in two locations in Juneau. First National Bank Alaska recently donated $1,852 to the agency for its English as a Second Language and Citizenship classes. Last year, this program served 118 English Language Learners from 35 different countries.

The Learning Connection is a program of SERRC – Alaska’s Educational Resource Center. Along with free English and Citizenship classes, TLC offers free GED preparation and testing, computer classes, family literacy programs, and workforce development programs.

Left: SERRC Office Manager Lisa Corcoran accepts a check from Luke Fanning, left, and Jayson Katasse of First National Bank. Right: Gov. Sean Parnell, third from left, stands with ESL and Citizenship instructor Heather Parker, second from right, and ESL and Citizenship students during a citizenship field trip.

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