Penn State Abington offers varied opportunities for educators and those in business and industry seeking instruction in English as a Second Language (ESL) as well as training on cultural diversity issues in the workplace.
We also host a Center for Intercultural Leadership and Communication where we are available for research based training and consultation.
CILC offers resources to the college and regional community on creating and enhancing intercultural leadership.
Cultural Competence for Healthcare
We focus on providing the tools healthcare professionals need to serve diverse populations. Topics include religious diversity/sensitivity; Medical Interpreting; and Spanish for Healthcare Professionals.
Diversity and Inclusion for the Workplace
We offer courses on Spanish for Professionals, ESL training and diversity training. All courses are geared for assisting employers with inclusion in the workplace.
English as a Second Language (ESL) Specialist and Leadership Certificate Program
A six-course (16 credit) hybrid program for educators who wish to be ESL-certified instructors in Pennsylvania.