Ambassador Schools

    Nahed Chapman New American Academy

    The Nahed Chapman New American Academy

    St. Louis Mosaic Ambassador School

    NCNAA is a St. Louis Public Schools program that serves newcomer refugee and immigrant students who live in the city of St. Louis. The goals of NCNAA are: 

    1. create a safe, secure and nurturing environment for learning
    2. accelerate the acquisition of the English language in the areas of listening, speaking, reading and writing
    3. improve overall academic performance
    4. introduce students to U.S. culture and school
    5. increase awareness of educational expectations and opportunities

    Action items:

    1. Provide orientation to education in the United States and school in St. Louis to newcomer parents and students.
    2. Provide intensive English language instruction
    3. Support the development of academic skills
    4. Assist with transition to St. Louis Public Schools mainstream neighborhood and magnet schools
    5. Educate refugee and immigrant families through a series of parent meetings
    6. Support families with donations from the ESOL Bilingual Migrant Program Food and Household Items Pantry

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