Welcoming Refugee Students – Guides for Classroom Teachers, School Nurses, School Administrators, School Counselors, Peer Mentors, and Parents

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These guides are part of the New York State Welcome to Our Schools (WtOS) program, designed to ease the transition of refugee children into elementary and secondary schools and to empower their parents to be effective partners in the education of their children. The audience-specific guides include content about refugees and their past education, along with suggestions on how to create a welcoming classroom.

The guide for parents is available in Arabic, English, Farsi, Karen, Nepali, and Spanish.

Topic(s): Children/Youth and Family Services
Subtopic(s): Early Childhood Education, Youth Education
Resource Type: Guide
Date: February 26, 2013
Language(s): Arabic, English, Farsi, Karen, Nepali, Spanish
Target Audience(s): Service Provider
Author(s): Bureau of Refugee and Immigrant Assistance (BRIA) OTDA

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