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Organization Overview:  The Father Joseph Dabrowski Polish Language School for children opened on February 7th. 1993. Msgr. Stanley Milewski, Chancellor of Orchard Lake Schools at that time created a Polish School for children to exist along with the Seminary, College and High School. The Father Joseph Dąbrowski Polish Language School for children is located in the Orchard Lake, MI on the campus of Orchard Lake Schools. The principal goal of the program is study of Polish language, history,and geography of Poland as well as Polish culture and traditions. Since the beginning of the school’s existence students have performed in artistic programs during the May 3rd Constitution celebration at Orchard Lake. The students also showcase their skills at others events, at the Chancellor’s Christmas Concert, or meeting with Saint Nicolas on the first Sunday of December. Additionally, students participate in the Polish Language Competition, where they succeed in winning multiple awards and honors. At this completion, the students proudly represent the Orchard Lake Schools. The School also offers religious instruction in catechism by clerics from The SS. Cyril and Methodius Seminary . One of the first events of the year 2008 was the Celebration of First Holy Communion in the Seminary Chapel. Seven students were prepared by Seminarians under the direction of Fr. Sławomir Jakubiec – SSCMC spiritual Director. Classes are held on every Friday evenings from 5:30 to 8:30 for children ages four to eighteen.
Language:  English,Polish
Cultures:  Polish
Street:  3535 Commerce Rd, building 13a
City/Township:  Orchard Lake
State:  MI
Zip Code:  48324
Country:  USA
Phone:  (248) 953-8648
Organization Name:  Academy of International Studies
Organization Overview:  To provide a safe, educational community for children and their families, committed to providing students with national academic standards and the social skills needed to compete in a global society while fostering love of technology and the arts.
Language:  English,Spanish
Cultures:  African-American,All,American,Arabic,Bangaladeshi,Multicultural,Yemeni
Street:  3056 Hanley St.,
State:  MI
Zip Code:  48212
Country:  USA
Phone:  (313) 873-9900
Fax No:  (313) 873-9201
Organization Name:  Academy of the Americas
Organization Overview:  Academy of the Americas – Offering a College-Preparatory, Dual-Immersion, Bilingual Curriculum Atraer a los estudiantes que quieren ser bilingües y bilíteros para ampliar sus horizontes y remontarse académicamente Academy of the Americas, a Pre-K to 8 Neighborhood-Centered, Quality School, offers a unique Dual Immersion Bi-lingual Academic Program in Spanish and English within the traditional rigorous curriculum. The Academy works to ensure every child is prepared for a high-performing middle school and high school. A new high school component, starting with 9th graders, has been added for Fall 2014. The new high school, to be located in Southwest Detroit, will include Spanish Language Immersion and Literature, Honors Classes, Career Exploration beginning in 9th grade, a focus on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, small classes and more! At the Academy, students take most of their classes beginning in Spanish in the earliest grades and phase in more English at the later grades, helping them to be fully proficient in Spanish by eighth grade. Students begin with 90% instruction in Spanish and 10% in English until they arrive at 50% instruction in Spanish and 50% instruction in English. Academy of the Americas is also known for its familial, caring, team-oriented atmosphere, where students, teachers, staff, parents and community organizations work together to create a well-run, rigorous program starting in Pre-Kindergarten. The students who attend Academy of Americas have an extremely high rate of high school graduation. Academy of the Americas High School Brochure_Page_1The caring and highly-qualified teaching staff uses a data-driven approach to ensure each child succeeds. Every child has an Individualized Learning Plan tailored to his or her academic needs and teachers use a variety of assessments to regularly assess students’ progress. Those include STAR Reading, STAR Math, DIBELS, MEAP, MOY, ELPA, and classroom assessments by each teacher. Academy of the Americas also offers an abundance of extra-curricular activities, including Basketball, Soccer, Girls Volleyball and Archery. Students take ownership to care for their building, maintain a positive school atmosphere, and ensure safety of their fellow students through a unique, robust Safety Patrol. The Academy of the Americas, located in warm and inviting building that was formerly St. Hedwig School building in Southwest Detroit, is also wireless and fully equipped for 21st century learning. Technology is incorporated throughout the curriculum, including through the use of Computers, Interactive White Boards and Smart Technology. Academy of the Americas High School Brochure_Page_2La Academia de las Américas, una Escuela de Pre-Kinder a octavo grado, ofrece una oportunidad única con nuestra Programa Académico Bilingüe de Inmersión Dual en español e inglés en el riguroso plan de estudios tradicional. La Academia trabaja para asegurar que cada niño está preparado para una escuela secundaria de alto rendimiento y de alta calidad. Los estudiantes toman la mayor parte de sus clases en español comenzando en los primeros grados y en inglés en los grados superiores, ayudándoles a ser plenamente competente en español y ingles para el octavo grado. Los estudiantes comienzan con la instrucción 90% en español y 10% en inglés hasta que lleguen a la instrucción 50% en español y la instrucción 50% en inglés. La Academia de las Américas es también conocida por su ambiente familiar, el cuidado, orientado al equipo, donde los estudiantes, profesores, personal, padres y organizaciones de la comunidad trabajan juntos para crear un programa bien administrado, rigurosa a partir de Pre-Kindergarten. Los estudiantes que asisten a la Academia de las Américas tienen una muy alta tasa de graduación de la secundaria. El profesorado atento y altamente cualificado utiliza un enfoque basado en datos para asegurar que cada niño tenga éxito. Cada niño tiene un Plan de Aprendizaje Individualizado adaptado a sus necesidades académicas y los maestros utilizan una variedad de evaluaciones para evaluar periódicamente el progreso del estudiante. Entre ellos se incluyen STAR de la lectura, STAR de las Matemáticas, DIBELS, MEAP, OMJ, ELPA y evaluaciones en el aula por cada profesor. La Academia de las Américas también ofrece una gran variedad de actividades extra-curriculares, incluyendo baloncesto, fútbol, ​​voleibol de las muchachas y el tiro con arco. La escuela también ofrece Playworks, una organización que enseña a los niños a resolver sus propios conflictos para mejorar el clima escolar dentro y fuera de la zona de juegos, ayudando a transformar el recreo en un tiempo seguro, divertido e incluyente para que los estudiantes puedan regresar a clase listos para aprender. Los estudiantes se apropien para cuidar de su edificio, mantener un ambiente escolar positivo, y garantizar la seguridad de sus compañeros de estudios a través de una única patrulla estudiantil de seguridad robusta. La Academia de las Américas, ubicado en un edificio con un ambiente cariñoso que era antes un edificio de la Escuela St. Hedwig en el suroeste de Detroit, también es totalmente equipada para el aprendizaje del siglo 21. La tecnología está incorporada en el currículo, en particular mediante el uso de ordenadores, pizarras interactivas y tecnología inteligente.
Street:  5680 Konkel
City/Township:  Detroit
State:  MI
Zip Code:  48210
Country:  USA
Phone:  (313) 596-7640
Fax No:  (313) 596-7652
Organization Name:  ACCESS Growth
Organization Overview:  building business. cultivating community.
Language:  Arabic,Armenian,English
Cultures:  All,American,Arabic,Egyptian,Iraqi,Jordanian,Lebanese,Palestinian,Syrian,Yemeni
Street:  6451 Schaefer Rd
City/Township:  Dearborn
State:  MI
Zip Code:  48126
Country:  USA
Phone:  (313) 945-8139
Organization Name:  ACCESS Youth & Education
Organization Overview:  ACCESS is dedicated to empowering and enabling individuals, families, and communities to lead informed, productive, culturally sensitive and fulfilling lives.
Language:  Arabic,English,Spanish
Cultures:  All,Arabic,Egyptian,Hispanic,Iraqi,Jordanian,Latin American,Lebanese,Palestinian,Syrian,Yemeni
Street:  2651 Saulino Ct.
City/Township:  Dearborn
State:  MI
Zip Code:  48120
Country:  USA
Phone:  (313) 842-7010
Fax No:  (313) 842-5150
Organization Name:  ACCESS, Macomb - ESL
Organization Overview:  ACCESS is dedicated to empowering and enabling individuals, families, and communities to lead informed, productive, culturally sensitive and fulfilling lives. Free English classes for job success!
Language:  Arabic,English
Cultures:  All,Arabic,Chaldean,Iraqi,Multicultural
Street:  4301 E. Fourteen Mile Rd
City/Township:  Sterling Heights
State:  MI
Zip Code:  48310
Country:  USA
Phone:  (586) 330-8030; (586) 722-6036
Organization Overview:  Action works with organizations across the nation to reform America's immigration laws and ensure civil rights for all people, native born and immigrant. From informational conferences to organized bus trips for rallies in Washington D.C., CRI works to ensure the 7.6% of immigrant families in Lansing have a community voice heard by national ears. In February, the Civil Rights For Immigrants (CRI) task force took on the Secretary of State decision to deny DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) grantees their right to driver’s licenses. They met with allies, rallied at the state capital, met with the governor’s staff and held a press conference when the Secretary of State finally overturned her decision and gave DACA grantees their right to a driver’s license. CRI also created a free conference in March, called “Engaging our Community for Reform,” 200 people attended. This conference focused on immigrants, advocates, youth focusing on higher education, knowing your rights, and psychological well-being of immigrants in America. In April, Action organized a bus including constituents from four different cities to Washington D.C to join millions for a national rally where we met with our congressmen and senators advocating for comprehensive immigration reform. In May, the CRI task force organized a statewide prayer vigil outside Congressman Mike Rogers’s office. Over 100 people from Kalamazoo, Grand Rapids, Saginaw, Battle Creek and Lansing, demanded that Rogers and the House of Representatives pass comprehensive immigrations reform. In June, CRI task force also organized an “immigration story telling” event attended by 100 Lansing residents. In July, we rallied outside of GOP headquarters calling for immigration reform. In October Action of Greater Lansing organized a March and Rally outside of Congressman Mike Rogers requesting a face to face meeting. We got a public response from the Congressman that fueled a letter campaign to the editor regarding Roger’s actions. CRI Meets Monthly Last Tuesday of the Month at 7pm Cristo Rey Church: 201 W. Miller Rd. Lansing, MI (Basement)
Language:  English,Spanish
Cultures:  All
Street:  201 W. Miller Road Lansing, MI 48911
City/Township:  Lansing
State:  MI
Country:  USA
Phone:  (517) 580-0552
Organization Overview:  Our Mission The A.G.B.U. Alex & Marie Manoogian School will successfully educate all students in a safe, dignified and supportive setting, partnering with the community to preserve the Armenian language and culture. Our Vision We will prepare students to develop intellectually, morally and physically to become productive leaders in a global society.
Language:  Armenian,English
Cultures:  All,American,Armenian,Multicultural
Street:  22001 Northwestern Hwy
City/Township:  Southfield
State:  MI
Zip Code:  48075
Country:  USA
Phone:  (248) 569-2988
Fax No:  (248) 569-1346
Organization Overview:  To provide an organized professional association through which members of the state bar, legal assistants, paralegals, law students and professionals within Michigan, the United States and the international community may participate in the promotion of justice and the advancement of the legal profession or the Albanian American community.
Language:  Albanian,English
Cultures:  Albanian,American
City/Township:  Detroit
State:  MI
Country:  USA
Phone:  (313) 784- 9697
Email:  info@aabam.org
Organization Overview:  The AASO has been a thriving organization since its inception in 1998. Our members are primarily college students attending universities and community colleges, initially throughout the metro Detroit area, and now nationwide. As a direct result of fundraising efforts and generous contributions from the community, AASO has been able to help dozens of students to further their higher education through the Gjergj Kastrioti Scholarship (GKS). The AASO has taken part in both political and economical relief efforts for Albanians in Albania, Kosova, Macedonia, Montenegro, and abroad as well as community enrichment programs such as volunteering and event planning within our own cities here in the US. The AASO takes pride in its efforts to enrich the Albanian community through intellectual enlightenment and social involvement. The founding members of the organization laid a foundation for the AASO’s goals and community respect and we, as current members, wish to carry this forward into the future.
Language:  Albanian,English
Cultures:  Afro-Caribbean
State:  MI
Country:  USA
Organization Overview:  Welcome to the Center for International Education! The Center for International Education and Off-Campus Programs Office helps Albion College students engage in study abroad and academic internships, both domestic and abroad. We are the primary office for international student programming and orientation. The mission of the Center for International Education (CIE) is to promote intercultural communication and exchange, cross-cultural understanding, and transnational competence between the people of Albion College and the global community. Thinking of studying abroad? Spending a summer, semester or even a year of your college experience outside the United States can expand your horizons and your resume. It can improve your second-language skills, and help with your learning inside and outside of the classroom. The Center for International Education urges you to take advantage of the opportunites in over 120 Albion College approved programs, in over 40 countries.Studying abroad can offer you a unique opportunity to grow, academically, professional and personally while going on a once in a lifetime adventure! Contact cie@albion.edu to make your appointment today. For International Students Once you have been accepted by Albion College our office is the primary office for international student programming and orientation. Our director, Dr. Debra Peterson, is the Primary Designated School Official (PDSO) for international students after their arrival on campus. Our office also has the only English as a Second Language (ESL) coordinator/faculty on campus. Office Hours Appointments available by contacting Sherri Lang, slang@albion.edu. Monday-Thursday: 8 a.m. - noon and 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Friday: 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Language:  English
Cultures:  American,International Students
Street:  611 E. Porter
City/Township:  Albion
State:  MI
Zip Code:  49224
Country:  USA
Phone:  (517) 629-0392
Fax No:  (517) 629-0617
Email:  cie@albion.edu
Organization Overview:  The American Association of Yemeni Scientists & Professionals, AAYSP, is a national non-profit organization that promotes the academic success of Yemeni-Americans via; mentorship, academic support, networking, and research. Our vision is to build empowered Yemeni-American communities,with the infrastructure and resources, to maximize academic success, community engagement, and ELIMINATE the cultural barriers concerning education.
Language:  Arabic,English
Cultures:  American,Yemeni
State:  Michigan
Country:  USA
Email:  mi@aaysp.org
Website:  http://aaysp.org/
Organization Overview:  About Us The American Chinese School of Greater Detroit (ACSGD) is a non-profit educational institution that operates during the school year's weekends. Dedicated to the teaching of Chinese language and culture to residents in the Greater Detroit area, it currently has more than 700 enrolled students , over 25 excellent Chinese language teachers and 20 culture teachers. ACSGD is now Michigan's largest Chinese school, and Michigan's only designated host for the Hànyǔ Shuǐpíng Kǎoshì (HSK), China's only national standardized test for Chinese language proficiency in non-native speakers. In 2013, ACSGD was also recognized by the Chinese government as one of the best 'Oversea Model School for Chinese Education'. ACSGD is open on Saturdays in Derby Middle School of Birmingham, Michigan. Our Classes ACSGD offers 46 Chinese classes throughout Grades K-11 and bilingual classes. Kindergarteners are taught the basic Chinese Pinyin, while Grades 1-9 follow a well-recognized curriculum through the Zhong Wen textbooks by China's Ji Nan University. Grade 10 classes prepare students for the HSK exam and the Chinese SAT II. Eleventh graders study for the Chinese AP exam. The bilingual classes, designed for students who do not have native Chinese speakers at home, offer five level courses. Our Enrichments In addition, annual Chinese Pinyin, speech and writing contests within and outside of ACSGD are organized to promote academic excellence. Besides Chinese language classes, the school also offers 20 cultural classes, including dance, singing, painting, chess, martial arts, basketball, creative writing, math and SAT prep. Lastly, various adult classes such as aerobics, yoga, dance and chorus are offered to the school's parents so that they can receive an enriching experience as well. Our Parents Since its founding in 1972, ACSGD has relied on voluntary and active participation of the students 'parents for equitable sharing of expenses, administration and other duties. The school is led by a Parents' Council, a Board of Trustees and an Administrative Committee, all consisting of parent volunteers. The Board of Trustees review and determine the direction and the policy of ACSGD, while the Administrative Committee carries out routine operations in the school. The Parents' Council elects members for the Board of Trustees and the Administrative Committee, and also make suggestions regarding the teaching method and content of the instruction material. ACSGD also organizes regular professional training to all the teachers in order to encourage teaching excellence. This cooperative effort has contributed to the growth of the school. Mailing other address: ACSGD, PO Box 1173, Troy, MI 48099 美国的中国学大底特律(ACSGD)是一个非营利性的教育机构,在学年的工作的周末。致力于中国语言和文化在大底特律地区的居民的教学,它目前有700多个学生入学,超过25个中国优秀语文教师和20文化教师。 ACSGD现在是密歇根州最大的中国学校,和密歇根州的HànyǔShuǐpíngKǎoshì(HSK),中国唯一的国家级标准化考试在非母语的中国语言能力唯一指定的主机。在2013年,ACSGD也承认中国政府的最佳“海外示范学校,为中国教育”之一。 ACSGD是周六在伯明翰,密歇根州的德比中学开放。
Language:  Mandarin Chinese,English,Mandarin Chinese
Cultures:  All,American,Chinese
Street:  1300 Derby Road,
City/Township:  Birmingham
State:  MI
Zip Code:  48009
Country:  USA
Phone:  (248) 224-1207
Organization Name:  American Citizens for Justice
Organization Overview:  The American Citizens for Justice (ACJ) is a non-profit organization founded in 1983 as an Asian Pacific American (APA) civil rights advocacy organization to fight for justice in the aftermath of the baseball bat beating death of Vincent Chin and the ensuing state criminal case and federal civil rights case.
Language:  Mandarin Chinese,English,Mandarin Chinese
Cultures:  American
Street:  P.O. Box 851163
City/Township:  Westland
State:  MI
Zip Code:  48185
Country:  USA
Phone:  (248) 347-1663
Organization Overview:  The mission of the AFRP is to perpetuate and promote the rich, cultural Palestinian heritage to the Ramallah family and their descendants in diaspora – estimated at approximately 40,000 in the U.S. – by providing programs that foster cultural and social interaction, as well as educational, humanitarian, civic and charitable opportunities.
Language:  Arabic,English
Cultures:  Arabic,Palestinian
Street:  27484 Ann Arbor Trail
City/Township:  Westland
State:  MI
Zip Code:  MI 48185
Country:  USA
Phone:  (734) 425-1600
Fax No:  (734) 425-3985