Welcome to Project ELA
Project ELA - the English Language Acquisition Project - is a federally funded, Title III National
Professional Development Program. It was awarded in 2002 to SUNY Fredonia and will
continue until the fall of 2012.
The project was funded to:
Recruit preservice and inservice teachers who are committed to educating K-12 students
for whom English is a second language;
Assist with a portion of the tuition and textbook costs associated with pursuing and
completing TESOL certification through SUNY Fredonia’s College of Education;
Partner and collaborate with area school districts and education agencies to offer
coursework options to preservice and inservice teachers outside of the immediate SUNY
Assist participants in preparing and applying for open TESOL positions upon their
Evaluate the effects and efforts of Project ELA and its participants in meeting local,
regional, and statewide needs.