Project EnACTeD Recognized in the Guide to Exemplary Programs & Practices in US Language Education

Posted on December 16, 2020

Project EnACTeD at UNC Greensboro and Allen Jay Elementary School, its partner school in Guilford County, have been featured in the Guide to Exemplary Programs & Practices in U.S. Language Education developed by America’s Languages’ Working Group. The Guide recognizes exemplary programs across languages and educational levels.

Project EnACTeD is recognized for its community-engaged partnerships that enhance educator preparation for English learners and dual language learners. Allen Jay Elementary School is the first elementary school across the nation that offers Urdu Dual Language/Immersion program. The program has been highlighted by the Council of Great City Schools, Learning Forward, and the Guilford Educational Alliance.

Through the university-school partnership, EnACTeD supports teacher professional development and family engagement activities at Allen Jay Elementary School. To learn more about EnACTeD, visit

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