English as a Second Language

ESL students with InstructorThe English as a Second Language (ESL) Program offers English language and literacy courses to a variety of immigrant groups at many locations throughout the four-county area.

Two literacy levels provide basic literacy skills in the student’s native language and in English, respectively, while six (6) ESL levels, ranging from Beginning to Advanced, address a broad spectrum of workforce competencies as well as English language skills.

Students may also study Citizenship to prepare to take the Immigration and Naturalization Service U.S. Citizenship examination.