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ChesMRC Nominated for MELLFIN Award

Photo by Jennifer Allard, Star Democrat

ChesMRC Director Matthew Peters with ESL Students Photo by Jennifer Allard, Star Democrat

Talbot County Public Schools nominated ChesMRC for an award for exemplary efforts to engage English language learners and immigrant families. The award is given by MELLFIN (Maryland English Language Learners’ Family Involvement Network).

Founded in 2001, the Maryland English Language Learning Family Involvement Network was created to share information and resources in support of English language learner families living in Maryland.

“I think (the nomination) is a benchmark of our progress in the community … and a testament to the gap in the services provided and the efforts and partnerships that have been created to help address those gaps,” said ChesMRC’s director, Matthew Peters.

Read the full article in the Star Democrat online.