Name of Engagement

Faculty Members Partner with Career Development Academy

Contact Information

Lisa Schick

Contact Details

schicklc@jmu.edu

Description

Drs. Cude and Taylor Jaffee continued their partnership with Lisa Schick in JMU’s Career Development Academy (CDA) in which JMU secondary social studies candidates work with CDA clientele as part of their MSSE 571H practicum experience. The purposes of the Career Development Academy include celebrating cultural pluralism, supporting cultural assimilation of immigrant and refugee families, and to enhance the linguistic, cultural, and jobs/workforce-related competencies of participating adult English language learners located throughout the Harrisonburg/Rockingham community.

Involvement

Involves Students, Involves Faculty, Involves Participants External to JMU

Scope

Hburg/Local/VA

Frequency

Ongoing (Currently in existence, year round)

Areas of Engagement

Community Engagement, Engaged Learning

Format

Class/Coursework

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