Woman sees need in teaching parents English - KAIT-Jonesboro, AR-News, weather, sports

Woman sees need in teaching parents English


JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - After volunteering at a Region 8 school, a Jonesboro woman saw there was a need in Region 8 for parents to learn English.

Mona Fielder used to volunteer at the Microsociety Magnet School in Jonesboro. Fielder said when she says, "need", she means that bilingual kids need to be able to communicate effectively with their parents.

The classes are being held at the Hispanic Center in Jonesboro. They began on January 22 and Fielder said so far her class is a success.

"We started our class and it was great," said Fielder. "The participants were excited and they thought they learned so fast they wanted me to go faster."

The classes are held every Wednesday at 10 a.m. Fielder said there is a small fee for the class.

For any questions, you can call the Hispanic Center at (870)931-1884.

 Para la versión en español presione aquí.


Copyright 2013 KAIT. All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow

472 Craighead Co. 766
Jonesboro, AR 72401
(870) 931-8888

FCC Public File
(870) 336-1816
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KAIT. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.