Program Development

In this section, organizations can find a variety of materials for educators and volunteers interested in preparing students for the naturalization process. The resources below can also be used by community, faith-based, and civic organizations and employers that would like to help immigrants adjust to life in the United States and prepare for citizenship. These resources will help enrich these programs.



USCIS Adult Citizenship Education Program Development Guide: Building an Adult Citizenship Program
Building an Adult Citizenship Program

This guide provides a step-by-step process to create or maintain a high-quality adult citizenship education program.

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This publication outlines the components, structure, and process involved with creating an adult citizenship education curriculum.

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This guide provides content and progress standards for the Pre-Interview, Interview and Test, and Post-Interview phases of the naturalization process.


Civics and Citizenship Toolkit

Request a free toolkit of educational materials designed specifically for immigrants and the organizations that serve them.

Program administration, professional development, and curriculum resources
Find free lesson plans and materials as well as related research articles and additional websites for further guidance on teaching civics in the classroom.