Adult Basic Education in Spanish for students with limited formal education in their native language, as a precursor to English education courses.
Accelerated written and oral English (ESL) classes
Microsoft Word & Excel software training that familiarizes students with programs found in most workplaces.
Oprima-1, a bilingual work/study program that prepares students for full-time employment with English language, telecommunication and customer skills.
PODER’s professional, disciplined approach ensures that students receive the highest quality education and training.
PODER also incorporates a civic engagement component into its curriculum in order to prepare students to become involved and empowered members of their communities.
Unlike many non-profits offering English education courses, PODER’s teachers are paid professionals who maintain a positive and disciplined learning environment.
PODER students are expected to commit to their studies and contribute to a positive, motivating culture. All programs are adults only, limiting distractions.