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Hispanic Family Foundation

Listing Last Update: January 25, 2018

Location

3927 Nolensville Pike
Nashville, TN TN
hispanicfamilyfoundation.com/programs/

Primary Contact

Fabian Bedne

(615) 562-2222 Ext:ext 106

Fabian.bedne@hispanicfamilyfoundation.com

Educational services

  • To study for my high school equivalency exam
  • To learn English
  • To improve my technology skills

Instruction Type

  • Classroom
  • Computer
  • Instruction in Spanish

Program Overview

HiSET Classes:

  • Hispanic Family Foundation partners with the YWCA of Middle TN to provide high school equivalency classes (HiSET) in Spanish, pre-testing in Spanish, HiSET testing in Spanish and administer the Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment Systems (CASAS) exam in Spanish.
  • The YWCA provides the instructors, materials, interns and volunteers
  • HFF promotes the program and provides the space.
  • Classes are held three times a week at HFF for two-and-a-half hours. Hours: Tue, 5-7:30 PM; Wed, 9-11:30 AM; Fri, 2-4:30 PM
  • The cost for the classes are free
  • The cost for the CASAS exam is $74. YWCA provides
    vouchers to students who score above average on the practice HiSET they
    administer.

English Classes:

  • Hispanic Family Foundation partners with the Tennessee Foreign Language Institute (TFLI) to offer English classes.
  • TFLI provides the instructors, materials and staff.
  • HFF promotes the program and provides the space.
  • The classes run on a cycle basis - one class a week for 6 weeks, each sessions is 3 hours long. There are seven cycles in a year.
  • The cost of a cycle is $165 per student
  • Students must also pay a placement exam ($30) and the book ($30)
  • Mission Statement

    The mission of the Hispanic Family Foundation is to work through our platforms of— Economic, Education, Social Services, Advocacy and Culture—to provide programs that strengthen the MIddle Tennessee Hispanic community.

    Hours of operation: 8-5

    Cost info: HiSET classes are free, English classes are $654 per cycle plus additional registration fees of $60.

    Student and Volunteer Success Stories

    "TFLI's partnership with HFF is the cornerstone of our English education services. HFF is a pillar of the Nashville community, providing a one stop shop for client's needs, and a much needed space for area non-profits. Through our partnership with HFF, we have been able to serve clients we couldn't otherwise reach, and expand the impact of our programming without the need for large investments in facilities or overhead. HFF has been an invaluable partner to our organization, and we are proud to call ourselves members of the HFF family." -Mo Silvera. Director of English Programs. TFLI.


    Program’s Demographics/Metrics

    HiSET Classes:

    • 75 students enrolled in 2017
    • 100% are Hispanic or Latino

    English Classes:

    • 50 students enrolled in 2017
    • 90% are Hispanic or Latino

    Program Status:
    Active