Events & Trainings

BEST Plus 2.0 Training

There are no trainings planned at the moment, please check back in at a later date!

Participants must participate in both sessions to be fully certified. Registration is required. Contact

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Adult ESOL Instructor Training

This 2-part training will equip you with the principles, strategies and tools you need to teach beginning-level English to adults of immigrant or refugee background.

Part 1:
Saturday, January 21, 9:30am-12:30pm at James Lee Community Center
Part 2:
Thursday, January 26, 6:00pm-9:00pm on Zoom

(Estimated training time is 6 hours for the live sessions and an additional 4-6 hours for online modules)  

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English Empowerment Center 101

In this 1-hour session, learn about the English Empowerment Center’s mission and history, and how you can help create a more equitable and literate Northern Virginia! To register or learn more, contact Amy Tristan, Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator at