integrated English literacy civics education (IELCE)


Education services provided to English language learners who are adults, including professionals with degrees and credentials in their native countries that enable such adults to achieve competency in the English language and acquire the basic and more advanced skills needed to function effectively as parents, workers, and citizens in the United States. IELCE services shall include instruction in literacy and English language acquisition and instruction on the rights and responsibilities of citizenship and civic participation and may include workforce training.


Text – H.R.803 – 113th Congress (2013-2014): Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. (n.d.). Congress.gov | Library of Congress.