Education

There are many educational resources for immigrants in Northwest Arkansas, from classes in achieving a high school equivalency diploma to English language classes to job training, Citizenship classes, and classes to help you familiarize yourself with American culture and customs. 

We are continually adding to this listing as we find new resources available.  Please let us know if you discover a program, organization, or other opportunity for immigrant education that is not listed here. 

Upcoming Opportunities

Free Family Support Workshop for Immigrant Parents

Announcement of January 26, 2019 parenting workshop offered by Canopy International

Canopy NWA is offering a free Family Support Workshop for Immigrant parents on Saturday, January 26, from 5:30 to 7 p.m.  at Mount Sequoya Retreat and Conference Center (Parker Meeting Room) in Fayetteville.

Participants will learn useful parenting tools such as effective communication, setting expectations, listening, and different forms of disciplining. Additionally, they will understand how to access parenting resources in their community for future guidance. FREE child care, dinner, translation services, and transportation to/from the events are available. Also, participants will have a chance to win a $50 Walmart gift card and more!

CanopyNWA is working with Tyson Foods, Engage NWA and partner organizations to do FREE community education workshops that help connect newcomers with service providers and equip them to navigate community resources.

Please contact Jessica Garross at jessgarross@gmail.com or 214-502-7553 to register or to help with transportation.