The Newcomer Tool Kit is designed to help U.S. educators; elementary and secondary teachers, principals, and other school staff who work directly with immigrant students—including asylees and refugees—and their families.
The Newcomer Tool Kit has 5 chapters, and contains an overview, sample tools, and resources.
Updated Download the entire Newcomer Tool Kit (PDF, 4 MB)
Newcomer Toolkit - Chapters:
- Who are our Newcomers?
- Welcoming Newcomers to a Safe and Thriving School Environment
- Supporting Newcomers' Social, Emotional, and Mental Health Needs
- Providing High-Quality Instruction for Newcomers
- Establishing Partnerships with Families
To request the tool kit in an alternate format as a reasonable accommodation, i.e. large print, CD Rom or audio, please contact Melissa Escalante by phone, 202-401-1407 or email at: Melissa.Escalante@ed.gov.