Monthly Archive for August, 2009

Free Adult ESOL Classes

Dear fellow educators,
ACCESS, located at 244 Harrison Ave. in Boston’s Chinatown, received grant funding and is now offering full scholarships for evening ESOL classes (Tues-Thurs. 7pm-9pm) and some partial and full scholarships for morning classes (Mon. – Thurs. 8:30am-10:15am). I have posted the information below. It would be wonderful if you could send any students on your waiting lists to our school. We still have many slots open. Our evening semester begins Sept. 8 and our morning semester begins Sept. 14. Please call us at 617-426-1070 if you have any questions.
Thanks so much for your support.

Susanna Zweig, ESOL Coordinator, ACCESS

American Chinese Christian Educational and Social Services, Inc.


Evening Classes – from September 8th to December 23rd
Morning & Mid-Day Classes – from September 14th to December 17th
Please come and register if interested !!!

Some Full & Half Scholarships Available to Students Who Cannot Afford Our Already Discounted Tuition (Less Than Half Our Cost)

Assessment Test: Every Monday & Wednesday 9:30am – 11:30am; Wednesdays (Aug. 19, 26 & Sept. 2; 6-7:30pm)

Morning Classes:  Monday through Thursday 8:30am – 10:15am

Mid-Day Classes:  Monday through Thursday 11:00am – 12:45pm

Evening Classes:   Tuesday through Thursday 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Tuition – Discount + New Studnet Regis. + Application = Total Fees

$218    -  $22  +       $5      +       $5      =        $206
Pay full-semester 8/15-28 and enjoy 10% off.
Pay full-semester 8/29-10/1 and enjoy 5% off.
Half semester (9/14-10/29)      $109    -  $ 0  +       $5      +       $5      =        $119
$30Book fees, around $30, to be paid when semester starts.

Tel: 617-426-1070
244 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA  02111                               

Oak Street Fair on September 26, 2009

Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center (BCNC) will host the 24th annual Oak Street Fair on Sept 26. Every year, over 50 organizations and businesses participate at the fair, attracting thousands of people from the community. We are still accepting sponsorship and table reservation.

Oak Street Fair

Sept 26, 2009. 11 am to 3 pm

Oak Street and Josiah Quincy Shoool playground

Sponsorhip ranges from $500 to $5000. Table rate: $50 – $100.

Reach out to the community, share your resources and information, a fun day for children and families.

For sponsorship and table reservation, please contact Joann Yung,  617-635-5129 x1055 or visit

Position Available at Boston YES

GED Instructor

Boston Asian: Youth Essential Service, a nonprofit, Boston based youth organization, is seeking to hire one full-time instructor for its GED/Career Exploration program beginning September 2009. Instructor will teach all GED subjects to a class of 10 students (ages 16-21), and prepare them for the GED exam.

Other duties include: assess student level using the TABE (Tests of Adult Basic Education); work with students to develop goals; coordinate job-readiness and career exploration activities, help students develop post program plans, and submit student progress reports as required.

Ideal candidate: B.A. in education or related field, strong organizational and communication skills. Previous teaching experience preferred. Fluency in Chinese or Vietnamese a plus, but not required.

Resume to:

Boston Asian YES

199 Harrison Avenue

Boston, MA 02111

Attention: Jane Leung

email: jleung[at]