The English Center's programs have been recognized by the California Department of Education as examples of 'Promising Practices in Outstanding WIA II Program Management and Student Outcomes' in 2008; in 'Program Design' in 2009; and in Money Management Competition in 2011.
The English Center's unique training model was recently recognized for
"best integration of policy and program practices" by
Grantmakers Concerned With Immigrants and Refugees.
In 2008, The English Center was presented with the Making Democracy Work award by the
Oakland League of Women Voters.
The Jefferson Award for Public Service
- a Program of the American Institute for Public Service - was presented to Executive
Director Marcy Jackson by CBS-5 television and the San Francisco Chronicle.
In 2010, the Alameda County Board of Supervisors
presented Marcy Jackson, Executive Director with a Commendation in recognition of her
leadership in the Immigrant Nurse Re-Entry Program collaborative, recently renamed the
Diversity in Health Training Institute.
The English Center does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, handicap,
sexual orientation, or national origin in the administration of its admission policies or
in its education programs.
The English Center does not participate in federal student loan programs.