Resources for Adult Literacy Program Teachers


We Are New York Website:

  • NEW: Have your students become leaders in the community by facilitating groups watching and learning from WANY.
    • Have students go to (WANY Homepage)
    • Click “For Students” on the left-hand side of the page
    • Students fill out their information. They will be contacted about training.

CUNY Adult Literacy Website
(Contact Kitty Bateman for login and password)

CUNY Language Immersion Website
(Contact Kitty Bateman for Login and password)

CUNY Adult Literacy Teacher Shares Wiki
(Find all ESL Night handouts on the Teacher Shares Wiki!) – email Moira/Hillary to get access (CUNY Only). Here you will find “We are New York” lesson plans, research articles, and resources for pronunciation strategies and independent reading.

CUNY College Going Information Wiki – email Moira/Hillary to get access (CUNY only).

City College Adult Learning Center Wiki – open to all.

X-Word Grammar Wiki – open to all

Adult Literacy Education Website – open to all

Tenement Museum – Contact Pedro Garcia, Education Associate for Training and Outreach:

Lesson Plans – Teacher resources for ESL – Teacher and student resources for ESL – Teaching plans – (Lesson plans about the NY Times for teachers of high intermediate to advanced ESL students.)

Campus Cultural Centers

Kupferberg Holocaust Center (KHC)Opens in a new window
Kupferberg Holocaust Center Opens in a new window

Using the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

Queensborough Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window
QPAC: Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window

QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

Queensborough Art GalleryOpens in a new window
QCC Art GalleryOpens in a new window

The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.