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Adventist Community Services of Greater Washington (ACSGW) - ESOL*

Program Info

Office Location:
501 Sligo Avenue Silver Spring MD 20910

Contact Person:
John Reed

Phone:
301-585-6556

Contact Hours:
M-Th 2-4pm

Website

Email

General Information

Cost Per Session:

  • Over $50

Class Times:

  • Weekday: Evening

General Weekday Time(s):
Tues & Thur 7-9pm


Childcare During Class:
No


Transportation Support:
No


Employee/Client Requirements:
No


Participation Requirements:
No

Areas Served


Course Location(s):

  • 501 Sligo Avenue Silver Spring MD 20910

Course Info

Hours per week: 4

Weeks per session: 24

Total hours per session: 96

Sessions Offered:

  • Fall Session
  • Winter Session
  • Spring Session
  • Summer Session
  • Open Entry

Learner Levels Served

  • Beginning Literacy ESL Level Learners
  • Low Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • High Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • Low Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • High Intermediate ESL Level Learners

Other Programs Offered

  • Conversation
  • Language Lab
  • Adult Basic Education
  • GED
  • Computer Lab
  • Computer Classes

Ana A. Brito Foundation Inc.

Program Info

Office Location:
9008 Rosemont Dr. Gaithersburg MD 20877

Contact Person:
Yolanda Pupo-Ortiz

Phone:
301-926-0424

Contact Hours:
1-4pm

Website

General Information

Cost Per Session:

  • Free

Class Times:

  • Weekday: Morning
  • Weekday: Evening

General Weekday Time(s):
Monday 10am - 11:30am T/W 4:00-6:00 pm (English) T/W 6:30-8:00 pm (Computer classes in Spanish) TH 6:00-7:30 pm (Computer classes in English)


Childcare During Class:
Yes - The Ana A. Brito Foundation is pleased to provide child care for children 2 1/5 years old to Kindergarten and a second group First Grade to Middle School


Transportation Support:
No


Employee/Client Requirements:
No


Participation Requirements:
No - Classes are free. Books are sold at cost. We serve the public at large.

Areas Served

  • Up County

Course Location(s):

  • Epworth United Methodist Church
  • 9008 Rosemont Dr. Gaithersburg MD 20877

Course Info

Hours per week: 3

Weeks per session: 40

Total hours per session: 120

Sessions Offered:

  • Fall Session
  • Winter Session
  • Spring Session
  • Open Entry

Learner Levels Served

  • Low Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • High Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • Low Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • High Intermediate ESL Level Learners

Other Programs Offered

  • Conversation
  • Tutoring
  • Adult Basic Education
  • Computer Lab
  • Computer Classes

Baltimore City Community College Citizenship Preparation Program

Program Info

Office Location:
710 East Lombard St. Baltimore MD 21202

Contact Person:
Yana Cascioffe

Phone:
410-986-3201

Contact Hours:

Website

Email


Registration Date(s):

Varies at each site, please see website for updated class schedule

General Information

Cost Per Session:

  • Free

Class Times:

  • Weekday: Morning
  • Weekday: Afternoon
  • Weekday: Evening
  • Weekend: Afternoon
  • Weekend: Evening

General Weekday Time(s):
Tuesday/ Thursday 9am-12pm Tuesday/ Thursday 11am-2pm Tuesday 10am-1pm Tuesday 5:30 - 8:30pm Tuesday 6-9pm Wednesday 5-8pm


General Weekend Time(s):
Saturday 9:30am-12:30pm Saturday 2:30-5:30pm Sunday 1-4pm


Childcare During Class:
No


Transportation Support:
No


Employee/Client Requirements:
No


Participation Requirements:
Yes - Green card and social security card required in order to register.

Areas Served


Course Location(s):

  • 710 East Lombard St. Baltimore MD 21202 Bender Jewish Community Center Eastcounty Regional Services Center Gaithersburg Library Holiday Park Senior Center Long Branch Senior Center St. Stephens Lutheran Church Upcounty Regional Services Center Westfield Wheaton South

Course Info

Hours per week: 42041

Weeks per session: 12

Total hours per session: 504492

Learner Levels Served

  • Low Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • High Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • Low Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • High Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • Advanced ESL Level Learners

Other Programs Offered

  • Tutoring
  • ESOL for Senior Citizens
  • Citizenship

Bender Jewish Community Center (JCC) of Greater Washington - ESOL

Program Info

Office Location:
6125 Montrose Road Rockville MD 20852

Contact Person:
Stacy Katz Olivera

Phone:
301-348-3889

Contact Hours:
10:00am - 3:00pm Monday - Friday

Website

Email


Registration Date(s):

August 1 through first week of class

General Information

Cost Per Session:

  • $25-$50

Class Times:

  • Weekday: Morning

General Weekday Time(s):
T/TH 10am-12pm


Childcare During Class:
No


Transportation Support:
No


Employee/Client Requirements:
No


Participation Requirements:
Yes - Cost per session is $50

Areas Served


Course Location(s):

  • 6125 Montrose Road Rockville MD 20852

Course Info

Sessions Offered:

  • Fall Session
  • Spring Session
  • Summer Session

Learner Levels Served

  • Low Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • High Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • High Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • Advanced ESL Level Learners

Other Programs Offered

  • Conversation

Bethesda Chevy Chase (BCC) English Conversation Club

Program Info

Office Location:
4805 Edgemoor Lane Bethesda MD 20814

Contact Person:
Patti Pancoe

Phone:

Contact Hours:

Website

Email


Registration Date(s):

Open Entry - no registration required

General Information

Cost Per Session:

  • Free

Class Times:

  • Weekday: Morning

General Weekday Time(s):
Wednesday 11AM-12:30 PM


Childcare During Class:
No


Transportation Support:
No


Employee/Client Requirements:
No


Participation Requirements:
No

Areas Served


Course Location(s):

  • Bethesda Chevy Chase Regional Services Center - Conference Room C
  • 2nd floor 4805 Edgemoor Lane Bethesda MD 20814

Course Info

Hours per week: 1.5

Weeks per session: 35

Total hours per session: 52.5

Sessions Offered:

  • Open Entry

Learner Levels Served

  • High Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • Advanced ESL Level Learners

Other Programs Offered

  • Conversation

Briggs Center for Faith and Action - ESOL

Program Info

Office Location:
5148 Massachusetts Ave Bethesda MD 20816

Contact Person:
Stacey Fannon

Phone:
301-229-7725

Contact Hours:
9:00 to 4:00

Website

Email

General Information

Cost Per Session:

  • Free

Class Times:

  • Weekday: Morning
  • Weekday: Evening
  • Weekend: Morning

General Weekday Time(s):
T 7:00-8:30 pm W/TH 9:30-11:30 am


General Weekend Time(s):
Sun 9:00-11:00 am


Childcare During Class:
Yes - Sundays K-5 Children's ESL


Transportation Support:
No


Employee/Client Requirements:
No


Participation Requirements:
Yes - If student can pay for books helpful. But do not require payment.

Areas Served


Course Location(s):

  • 5148 Massachusetts Ave Bethesda MD 20816

Course Info

Hours per week: 6

Weeks per session: 13

Total hours per session: 78

Sessions Offered:

  • Fall Session
  • Spring Session
  • Summer Session

Learner Levels Served

  • Beginning Literacy ESL Level Learners
  • Low Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • High Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • Low Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • High Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • Advanced ESL Level Learners

Other Programs Offered

  • Conversation
  • Family Literacy
  • Citizenship

CASA - Rockville Welcome Center

Program Info

Office Location:
734 University Blvd E. Silver Spring MD 20906

Contact Person:

Phone:
240.491.5750

Contact Hours:
9 am to 5 pm

Website

Email


Registration Date(s):

Rolling admission (drop-in class)

General Information

Cost Per Session:

  • Free

Class Times:

  • Weekday: Morning

General Weekday Time(s):
T/W/TH from 7 am to 9 am (beginner level) and 9 am to 11 am (intermediate level)


Childcare During Class:
No


Transportation Support:
No


Employee/Client Requirements:
No


Participation Requirements:
Yes - The class is FREE to CASA members. CASA membership is $35 per year and empowers the member to access educational, legal, health, workforce development and other services. This is a free drop-in class for community members who are seeking employment at CASA's welcome centers.

Areas Served


Course Location(s):

  • 14645 Rothgeb Dr. Rockville
  • MD 20850

Course Info

Hours per week: 8

Weeks per session: 38

Total hours per session: 304

Sessions Offered:

  • Fall Session
  • Winter Session
  • Spring Session

Learner Levels Served

  • Beginning Literacy ESL Level Learners
  • Low Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • High Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • Low Intermediate ESL Level Learners

Other Programs Offered

  • Conversation
  • Family Literacy
  • Tutoring
  • Language Lab
  • Adult Basic Education
  • Native Language Literacy
  • Citizenship
  • Social Service Support
  • Legal Support
  • Computer Lab
  • Computer Classes

CASA - Silver Spring Welcome Center

Program Info

Office Location:
734 University Blvd E. Silver Spring MD 20903

Contact Person:
Rebecca Cusic

Phone:
240.491.5750

Contact Hours:
9 am to 5 pm

Website

Email


Registration Date(s):

Rolling admission (drop-in class)


Current Flyer(s)

General Information

Cost Per Session:

  • Free

Class Times:

  • Weekday: Morning

General Weekday Time(s):
T/W/TH from 7 am to 9 am (beginner level) and 9 am to 11 am (intermediate level)


Childcare During Class:
No


Transportation Support:
No


Employee/Client Requirements:
No


Participation Requirements:
Yes - The class is FREE to CASA members. CASA membership is $35 per year and empowers the member to access educational, legal, health, workforce development and other services. This is a free drop-in class for community members who are seeking employment at CASA's welcome centers.

Areas Served


Course Location(s):

  • 734 University Blvd E. Silver Spring MD 20903

Course Info

Hours per week: 8

Weeks per session: 38

Total hours per session: 304

Learner Levels Served

  • Beginning Literacy ESL Level Learners
  • Low Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • High Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • Low Intermediate ESL Level Learners

Other Programs Offered

  • Conversation
  • Language Lab
  • Adult Basic Education
  • Native Language Literacy
  • Citizenship
  • Computer Lab
  • Computer Classes

CASA - Wheaton Welcome Center

Program Info

Office Location:
734 University Blvd E. Silver Spring MD 20903

Contact Person:

Phone:
240-491-5750

Contact Hours:
9 am to 5 pm

Website

Email


Registration Date(s):

Rolling admission (drop-in class)

General Information

Cost Per Session:

  • Free

Class Times:

  • Weekday: Morning

General Weekday Time(s):
T/W/TH from 7 am to 9 am (beginner level) and 9 am to 11 am (intermediate level)


Childcare During Class:
No


Transportation Support:
No


Employee/Client Requirements:
No


Participation Requirements:
Yes - The class is FREE to CASA members. CASA membership is $35 per year and empowers the member to access educational, legal, health, workforce development and other services. This is a free drop-in class for community members who are seeking employment at CASA's welcome centers.

Areas Served


Course Location(s):

  • 2729 University Ave. W. Silver Spring MD 20903

Course Info

Hours per week: 8

Weeks per session: 38

Total hours per session: 304

Sessions Offered:

  • Fall Session
  • Winter Session
  • Spring Session

Learner Levels Served

  • Beginning Literacy ESL Level Learners
  • Low Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • High Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • Low Intermediate ESL Level Learners

Other Programs Offered

  • Conversation
  • Family Literacy
  • Tutoring
  • Language Lab
  • Adult Basic Education
  • Native Language Literacy
  • Social Service Support
  • Legal Support
  • Computer Lab
  • Computer Classes

CASA de Maryland - Evening Life Skills ESOL NorthWood Highschool

Program Info

Office Location:
734 University Blvd E Silver Spring MD 20903

Contact Person:
Drew Kochman

Phone:
240.491.5746

Contact Hours:
12 pm to 4 pm

Website

Email

General Information

Cost Per Session:

  • Over $50

Class Times:

  • Weekday: Evening

General Weekday Time(s):
M/T/W/TH 7 pm - 9 pm


Childcare During Class:
Yes - Childcare is available for children ages 2 to 10 years.


Transportation Support:
No


Employee/Client Requirements:
No


Participation Requirements:
Yes - Registration costs $100 per session for CASA members. Must be at least 18 years old

Areas Served


Course Location(s):

  • 919 University Blvd W Silver Spring MD 20903

Course Info

Hours per week: 8

Weeks per session: 12

Total hours per session: 96

Sessions Offered:

  • Fall Session
  • Winter Session
  • Spring Session

Learner Levels Served

  • Beginning Literacy ESL Level Learners
  • Low Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • High Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • Low Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • High Intermediate ESL Level Learners

Other Programs Offered

  • Conversation
  • Family Literacy
  • Tutoring
  • Adult Basic Education
  • Native Language Literacy
  • Citizenship
  • Social Service Support
  • Legal Support
  • Computer Classes

CASA de Maryland - Life Skills Morning ESOL

Program Info

Office Location:
734 University Blvd. E Silver Spring MD 20903

Contact Person:
Rebecca Cusic

Phone:
(240) 491-5750

Contact Hours:
9 am to 5 pm

Website

Email

General Information

Cost Per Session:

  • Over $100

Class Times:

  • Weekday: Morning
  • Weekend: Morning

General Weekday Time(s):
M/T/W/TH 9 am - 11 am Saturday 9 am to 1 pm


Childcare During Class:
No


Transportation Support:
No


Employee/Client Requirements:
No


Participation Requirements:
Yes - Registration costs $100 per session. Must be at least 18 years of age.

Areas Served


Course Location(s):

  • 734 University Blvd. E Silver Spring MD 20903

Course Info

Hours per week: 8

Weeks per session: 12

Total hours per session: 96

Sessions Offered:

  • Fall Session
  • Winter Session
  • Spring Session

Learner Levels Served

  • Beginning Literacy ESL Level Learners
  • Low Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • High Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • Low Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • High Intermediate ESL Level Learners

Other Programs Offered

  • Conversation
  • Family Literacy
  • Tutoring
  • Language Lab
  • Adult Basic Education
  • Native Language Literacy
  • Citizenship
  • Social Service Support
  • Legal Support
  • Computer Lab
  • Computer Classes

Catholic Charities Spanish Catholic Center - ESOL

Program Info

Office Location:
201 E Diamond Avenue Gaithersburg MD 20877

Contact Person:
Laura E. Irwin

Phone:
301-740-2523 x972

Contact Hours:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Website

Email


Registration Date(s):

Prior to the first day of classes

General Information

Cost Per Session:

  • Over $100

Class Times:

  • Weekday: Evening
  • Weekend: Morning

General Weekday Time(s):
Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


General Weekend Time(s):
Sat. 9:30 am-1:00pm


Childcare During Class:
Yes - Child care is offered at a minimal cost for parents who have children age 3 to 12.


Transportation Support:
No - Bus tokens (Offered on a case by case basis)


Employee/Client Requirements:
No


Participation Requirements:
Yes - All new participants must complete CASAS intake assessment (Listening, Reading, Writing) to identify Placement Level. Deposit for test and registration is $40. Classes are $80 for Saturday Session and $130 weekday session. Textbooks are $25

Areas Served


Course Location(s):

  • Gaithersburg Middle School 2 Teachers Way Gaithersburg MD 20877
  • St. Martin of Tours School 115 S Frederick Ave Gaithersburg MD 20877

Course Info

Sessions Offered:

  • Fall Session
  • Winter Session
  • Spring Session
  • Summer Session

Learner Levels Served

  • Beginning Literacy ESL Level Learners
  • Low Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • High Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • Low Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • High Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • Advanced ESL Level Learners

Other Programs Offered

  • Conversation
  • Family Literacy
  • Tutoring
  • Native Language Literacy
  • Citizenship
  • Social Service Support
  • Legal Support

Cedar Brook Community Church Free English Classes

Program Info

Office Location:
23700 Stringtown Road Clarksburg MD 20871

Contact Person:
Millie Walters /Barb Goodno

Phone:
(301) 963-6813 (301) 520-0000

Contact Hours:
9 - 3 pm M - Tues - Friday

Website

Email


Registration Date(s):

Classes are from October 4th 2017 - May 2018

General Information

Cost Per Session:

  • Free

Class Times:

  • Weekday: Evening

General Weekday Time(s):
Wednesdays 7pm - 9pm


Childcare During Class:
No


Transportation Support:
No


Employee/Client Requirements:
No


Participation Requirements:
Yes - Student must be 18 years of age to participate in the program. Onetime Cost for the Book. Classes are free.

Areas Served


Course Location(s):

  • 23700 Stringtown Road Clarksburg MD 20871

Course Info

Hours per week: 2

Learner Levels Served

  • Low Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • High Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • Low Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • High Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • Advanced ESL Level Learners

Other Programs Offered

  • Conversation

Charles W. Gilchrist Immigrant Resource Center - Saturday English

Program Info

Office Location:
Westfield South Building 11002 Veirs Mill Road, Suite 506 Wheaton, MD 20902

Contact Person:
Anna DeNicolo

Phone:
240-777-4940

Contact Hours:
Monday - Thursday 9am- 5pm

Website

Email


Registration Date(s):

Fall session = October 10. Winter session = January, Spring = April, Summer = July

General Information

Cost Per Session:

  • Free

Class Times:

  • Weekend: Morning

General Weekend Time(s):
Saturdays, 9-11am, 11am - 1pm


Childcare During Class:
No


Transportation Support:
No


Employee/Client Requirements:
No


Participation Requirements:
No

Areas Served


Course Location(s):

  • 11002 Veirs Mill Road
  • 5th Floor
  • Wheaton
  • MD 20902

Course Info

Hours per week: 2

Weeks per session: 8

Total hours per session: 16

Learner Levels Served

  • High Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • Low Intermediate ESL Level Learners

Other Programs Offered

  • Conversation
  • Family Literacy
  • Adult Basic Education
  • Native Language Literacy
  • Citizenship
  • Social Service Support
  • Computer Classes

Charles W. Gilchrist Immigrant Resource Center - Conversation

Program Info

Office Location:
Westfield South Building 11002 Veirs Mill Road, Suite 506 Wheaton, MD 20902

Contact Person:
Anna DeNicolo

Phone:
240-777-4940

Contact Hours:
Monday - Thursday 9am- 5pm

Website

Email


Registration Date(s):

Rolling admission

General Information

Cost Per Session:

  • Free

Class Times:

  • Weekday: Morning
  • Weekday: Afternoon
  • Weekday: Evening

General Weekday Time(s):
Wheaton - Intermediate Conversation: Tues, Wed, Thurs 1:30 - 3pm Wheaton - Advanced Conversation - Thurs, 3:30 - 5pm Gaithersburg - Tues, 7-8:30pm; Wed, 10:30 am-12pm; Fri 10:30am - 12pm Germantown - Advanced Conversation and Writing, Thursday 6-8pm Gaithersburg Library Westfield North (2017) Westfield South (starting in 2018)


Childcare During Class:
No


Transportation Support:
No


Employee/Client Requirements:
No


Participation Requirements:
No

Areas Served


Course Location(s):

  • Westfield South Building 11002 Veirs Mill Road
  • Suite 506 Wheaton
  • MD 20902

Course Info

Learner Levels Served

  • Low Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • High Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • Advanced ESL Level Learners

Other Programs Offered

  • Conversation
  • Family Literacy
  • Native Language Literacy
  • Citizenship
  • Social Service Support

Charles W. Gilchrist Immigrant Resource Center - ESOL

Program Info

Office Location:
Westfield South Building 11002 Veirs Mill Road, Suite 506 Wheaton, MD 20902

Contact Person:
Anna DeNicolo

Phone:
240-777-4940

Contact Hours:
Monday - Thursday 9am- 5pm

Website

Email

General Information

Cost Per Session:

  • $25-$50

Class Times:

  • Weekday: Evening

General Weekday Time(s):
Mon/Wed or Tues/Thurs, 6-8pm


Childcare During Class:
No


Transportation Support:
No


Employee/Client Requirements:
No


Participation Requirements:
Yes - Classes are free, books are $30.

Areas Served


Course Location(s):

  • Gilchrist Immigrant Resource Center - Wheaton site: 2017 - 2730 University Blvd.
  • West
  • Suite 220
  • Wheaton
  • MD 20902

Course Info

Hours per week: 4

Weeks per session: 8

Total hours per session: 32

Sessions Offered:

  • Winter Session
  • Spring Session

Learner Levels Served

  • Beginning Literacy ESL Level Learners
  • Low Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • High Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • Low Intermediate ESL Level Learners

Other Programs Offered

  • Conversation
  • Family Literacy
  • Adult Basic Education
  • Native Language Literacy
  • Citizenship
  • Social Service Support
  • Computer Classes

Chevy Chase Presbyterian Church - ESOL*

Program Info

Office Location:
One Chevy Chase Circle Washington DC 20015

Contact Person:
Gene de la Torre

Phone:
202-363-2202

Contact Hours:
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. M-F

Website

Email

General Information

Cost Per Session:

  • Free

Childcare During Class:
No


Transportation Support:
No


Employee/Client Requirements:
No


Participation Requirements:
No

Areas Served


Course Location(s):

  • One Chevy Chase Circle Washington DC 20015

Course Info

Hours per week: 2

Weeks per session: 15

Total hours per session: 30

Learner Levels Served

  • Low Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • High Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • Low Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • High Intermediate ESL Level Learners

Other Programs Offered

  • Conversation

Chinese American Senior Services Association (CASSA) - ESOL*

Program Info

Office Location:
12320 Parklawn Drive Bethesda MD 20814

Contact Person:
Vincent Tung

Phone:
301-881-8228

Contact Hours:
Day time

Website

Email


Registration Date(s):

Walk in

General Information

Cost Per Session:

  • Free

Childcare During Class:
No


Transportation Support:
No


Employee/Client Requirements:
No


Participation Requirements:
No

Areas Served


Course Location(s):

  • 12320 Parklawn Drive Bethesda MD 20814

Course Info

Hours per week: 1

Learner Levels Served

  • Beginning Literacy ESL Level Learners
  • Low Beginning ESL Level Learners

Chinese Culture and Community Service Center

Program Info

Office Location:
9366 Gaither Road Gaithersburg MD 20877

Contact Person:
John Xu

Phone:
(301) 820-7200 ext.8223

Contact Hours:
M-F, 10am - 4pm

Website

Email

General Information

Cost Per Session:

  • $25-$50

Class Times:

  • Weekday: Morning
  • Weekday: Afternoon
  • Weekend: Afternoon

General Weekday Time(s):
Tuesday 10:00-12:00/12:45-2:45 Wednesday 12:45-2:45 Thursday 10:00-11:30


General Weekend Time(s):
Saturday 10:00am-12:00pm/1:00pm-3:00pm


Childcare During Class:
No


Transportation Support:
No


Employee/Client Requirements:
No - we service Montgomery County residents


Participation Requirements:
No - Tuition free, registration fee $20, books range from $5 to $25 per book

Areas Served


Course Location(s):

  • CCACC Gaithersburg 9366 Gaither Road Gaithersburg MD 20877

Course Info

Hours per week: 6

Weeks per session: 15

Total hours per session: 90

Sessions Offered:

  • Fall Session
  • Spring Session
  • Summer Session

Learner Levels Served

  • Beginning Literacy ESL Level Learners
  • Low Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • High Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • Low Intermediate ESL Level Learners

Other Programs Offered

  • Conversation
  • Native Language Literacy
  • ESOL for Senior Citizens
  • Citizenship

Christ Episcopal Church - ESOL

Program Info

Office Location:
109 S. Washington Street Rockville MD 20850

Contact Person:
Mary Belknap

Phone:
301 251 1486

Contact Hours:
8 am-8pm

Website

Email


Registration Date(s):

can enter program any Monday September 21-May 16

General Information

Cost Per Session:

  • Free

Class Times:

  • Weekday: Evening

General Weekday Time(s):
M 7:00-8:30pm


Childcare During Class:
No


Transportation Support:
No


Employee/Client Requirements:
No


Participation Requirements:
No

Areas Served


Course Location(s):

  • 109 S. Washington Street Rockville MD 20850

Course Info

Hours per week: 1.5

Weeks per session: 12

Total hours per session: 18

Sessions Offered:

  • Fall Session
  • Winter Session
  • Spring Session

Learner Levels Served

  • Low Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • High Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • Low Intermediate ESL Level Learners

Other Programs Offered

  • Conversation

Christ the Servant Lutheran Church - Conversational English Club - ESOL

Program Info

Office Location:
9801 Center Way Rd. PO Box 2188 Montgomery Village MD 20886

Contact Person:
Kari Parsons

Phone:
301-977-0285

Contact Hours:

Website

General Information

Cost Per Session:

  • Free

Class Times:

  • Weekday: Morning

General Weekday Time(s):
T 10:30am-12 noon


Childcare During Class:
No


Transportation Support:
No


Employee/Client Requirements:
No


Participation Requirements:
No

Areas Served


Course Location(s):

  • 9801 Centerway Rd Montgomery Village MD 20886

Course Info

Hours per week: 1.5

Weeks per session: 16

Total hours per session: 24

Sessions Offered:

  • Fall Session
  • Winter Session
  • Summer Session

Learner Levels Served

  • High Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • Low Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • High Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • Advanced ESL Level Learners

Other Programs Offered

  • Conversation

Columbia College ESOL Program*

Program Info

Office Location:
12125 Veirs Mill Rd. Silver Spring MD 20906

Contact Person:
Joo Ohk Kim

Phone:
(301)929-0565

Contact Hours:
9A.M. - 10P.M. From Monday to Thursday

Website

Email

General Information


Class Times:

  • Weekday: Morning
  • Weekday: Evening

General Weekday Time(s):
9AM-1:30PM & 5:30-10PM on Monday through Thursday


Childcare During Class:
No


Transportation Support:
No


Employee/Client Requirements:
No


Participation Requirements:
No - Originally it costs $1530, but with Financial Aid, some students can receive scholarship to study free. Please check your eligibility with admissions.

Areas Served


Course Location(s):

  • 12125 Veirs Mill Rd. Silver Spring MD 20906

Course Info

Sessions Offered:

  • Fall Session
  • Winter Session
  • Spring Session
  • Summer Session

Learner Levels Served

  • Beginning Literacy ESL Level Learners
  • Low Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • High Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • Low Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • High Intermediate ESL Level Learners

Other Programs Offered

  • Conversation
  • Family Literacy
  • Language Lab
  • Native Language Literacy
  • Computer Lab

Community Ministries of Rockville - Language Outreach Program

Program Info

Office Location:
1010 Grandin Ave Suite A 1 Rockville MD 20851

Contact Person:
Cecilia Rojas

Phone:
(301)251-2136

Contact Hours:
9 to 3 p.m.

Website

Email


Registration Date(s):

Registration by phone: Registration Fall in August, Registration Spring in February, Registration Winter in January, Registration Summer in June

General Information

Cost Per Session:

  • $25-$50

Class Times:

  • Weekday: Morning
  • Weekday: Evening
  • Weekend: Morning

General Weekday Time(s):
M-F 7:00am to 9:00am M-F 9:00am to 11:00am M-F 11:00am to 1:00pm


General Weekend Time(s):
S 8:30 am - 12:30pm


Childcare During Class:
No


Transportation Support:
No


Employee/Client Requirements:
No


Participation Requirements:
No - $20 registration $30 books

Areas Served


Course Location(s):

  • - Maryvale Elementary School 1000 1st St Rockville MD 20850
  • -Meadow Hall Elementary School 951 Twinbrook Pkwy Rockville MD 20851
  • -Rockville United Church 355 Linthicum St Rockville MD 20851
  • -Millian Memorial United Methodist Church 13016 Parkland Dr Rockville MD 20853 -Interfaith Clothing Center 751 Twinbrook Pkwy # 8
  • Rockville
  • MD 20851 David Scull Center

Course Info

Hours per week: 4

Weeks per session: 15

Total hours per session: 60

Sessions Offered:

  • Fall Session
  • Winter Session
  • Spring Session

Learner Levels Served

  • Beginning Literacy ESL Level Learners
  • Low Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • High Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • Low Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • High Intermediate ESL Level Learners

Other Programs Offered

  • Conversation
  • Native Language Literacy
  • Citizenship

Covenant Life Church

Program Info

Office Location:
18201 Contour Road, Gaithersburg, MD 20877

Contact Person:
Rosa Goyes

Phone:
(240) 274-9558

Contact Hours:

Website

Email

General Information

Cost Per Session:

  • $25-$50

Class Times:

  • Weekday: Morning
  • Weekday: Afternoon
  • Weekday: Evening

General Weekday Time(s):
M/W 9:00am-11:00am T/TH 9:00am-11:00am M/W 6:00pm-8:00pm T/TH 6:00pm-8:00pm


Childcare During Class:
Yes - We provide childcare for our Monday evening classes ages 1-12


Transportation Support:
Yes - taxi vouchers and bus tokens


Employee/Client Requirements:
No


Participation Requirements:
No - $30 for the textbook; there is no other cost to the student.

Areas Served

  • Up County

Course Location(s):

  • 18201 Contour Rd
  • Gaithersburg
  • MD 20877

Course Info

Sessions Offered:

  • Fall Session
  • Winter Session
  • Spring Session

Learner Levels Served

  • Beginning Literacy ESL Level Learners
  • Low Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • High Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • Low Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • High Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • Advanced ESL Level Learners

Other Programs Offered

  • Conversation

Ed Bohrer Parent Resource Center - ESOL*

Program Info

Office Location:
35 North Summit Ave. Rockville MD 20850

Contact Person:
Rita Vallejo Restrepo

Phone:
301-926-4895

Contact Hours:
9:00 - 3:00 PM

Email

General Information

Cost Per Session:

  • Free

Class Times:

  • Weekday: Morning
  • Weekday: Afternoon

General Weekday Time(s):
Monday and Wednesday 9-11:30 12:00 -2:30 Tuesday and Thursday 9:-11:30 12: - 2:30


Childcare During Class:
No


Transportation Support:
No


Employee/Client Requirements:
No


Participation Requirements:
No

Areas Served

  • Up County

Course Location(s):

  • Ed. Bohrer Parent Resource Center at Gaithersburg Elementary School 35 North Summit Ave. Rockville MD 20850

Course Info

Sessions Offered:

  • Fall Session
  • Winter Session
  • Spring Session
  • Summer Session

Learner Levels Served

  • Beginning Literacy ESL Level Learners
  • Low Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • High Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • Low Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • High Intermediate ESL Level Learners

Other Programs Offered

  • Conversation
  • Family Literacy
  • Language Lab
  • Social Service Support
  • Computer Lab

English Now*

Program Info

Office Location:
4903 Montgomery Bethesda MD 20814

Contact Person:
Paul Boesen

Phone:
301-718-3575

Contact Hours:

Website

Email

General Information

Cost Per Session:

  • Over $100

Class Times:

  • Weekday: Morning
  • Weekday: Afternoon
  • Weekday: Evening
  • Weekend: Morning
  • Weekend: Afternoon

General Weekday Time(s):
See website/Call


General Weekend Time(s):
Saturday See website/Call


Childcare During Class:
No


Transportation Support:
No


Employee/Client Requirements:
No


Participation Requirements:
No


Course Location(s):

  • Downtown Bethesda near Metro 4903 Montgomery Bethesda MD 20814

Course Info

Learner Levels Served

  • Beginning Literacy ESL Level Learners
  • Low Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • High Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • Low Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • High Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • Advanced ESL Level Learners

English School for the Nations - ESOL

Program Info

Office Location:
21925 Frederick Rd Boyds MD 20841

Contact Person:
Wendy Uher

Phone:
301 520-2053

Contact Hours:

Website

General Information

Cost Per Session:

  • Over $100

Class Times:

  • Weekday: Evening

General Weekday Time(s):
Tuesday and Thursday's from 6:30 to 8:30pm


Childcare During Class:
No


Transportation Support:
No


Employee/Client Requirements:
No


Participation Requirements:
Yes - We serve adults with at least a basic ability to speak and understand some English.

Areas Served

  • Up County

Course Location(s):

  • 21925 Frederick Rd Boyds MD 20841

Course Info

Hours per week: 4

Weeks per session: 14

Total hours per session: 56

Sessions Offered:

  • Winter Session
  • Spring Session
  • Summer Session
  • Open Entry

Learner Levels Served

  • Low Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • High Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • Low Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • High Intermediate ESL Level Learners

Other Programs Offered

  • Conversation

Ethiopian Community Center - ESOL*

Program Info

Office Location:
7603 Georgia Avenue NW Washington DC 20012

Contact Person:
Hermela Kebede

Phone:
202-726-0800

Contact Hours:

Website

Email


Registration Date(s):

Placement tests and orientation sessions are held monthly

General Information

Cost Per Session:

  • Over $100

Class Times:

  • Weekday: Morning
  • Weekday: Afternoon
  • Weekday: Evening
  • Weekend: Morning

General Weekday Time(s):
M-TH 9:45am - 12:15pm, M-TH 1:30pm - 4:30pm, T/TH 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


General Weekend Time(s):
Saturdays - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Childcare During Class:
Yes


Transportation Support:
No


Employee/Client Requirements:
No


Participation Requirements:
Yes - Placement test; $125 - registration and books for 6-month period. Scholarship available based on need.

Areas Served


Course Location(s):

  • 7603 Georgia Avenue NW Washington DC 20012

Course Info

Hours per week: 10

Weeks per session: 4

Total hours per session: 40

Learner Levels Served

  • Beginning Literacy ESL Level Learners
  • Low Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • High Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • Low Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • High Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • Advanced ESL Level Learners

Other Programs Offered

  • Conversation
  • Family Literacy
  • Tutoring
  • Native Language Literacy
  • ESOL for Senior Citizens
  • Citizenship
  • Social Service Support

Fourth Presbyterian Church - ESOL

Program Info

Office Location:
5500 River Road Bethesda MD 20816

Contact Person:
Judith Wortman

Phone:
301-320-3600

Contact Hours:
daytime or evening Wed and Fri or Mon. evening

Website

Email


Registration Date(s):

mid-January for Winter session; early April for Spring session

General Information

Cost Per Session:

  • $25-$50

Class Times:

  • Weekday: Evening

General Weekday Time(s):
Wednesday 7- 9 pm


Childcare During Class:
No


Transportation Support:
No


Employee/Client Requirements:
No


Participation Requirements:
Yes - Adults only; One time registration fee $10 & $30 for books

Areas Served


Course Location(s):

  • 5500 River Road Bethesda MD 20816

Course Info

Hours per week: 2

Weeks per session: 32

Total hours per session: 64

Sessions Offered:

  • Fall Session
  • Winter Session
  • Spring Session

Learner Levels Served

  • Beginning Literacy ESL Level Learners
  • Low Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • High Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • Low Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • High Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • Advanced ESL Level Learners

Other Programs Offered

  • Conversation

FSI: Family Discovery Center - ESOL

Program Info

Office Location:
451 Hungerford Drive Suite 700 Rockville Maryland 20850

Contact Person:
Shari Waddy

Phone:
301-424-2989

Contact Hours:
Monday - Friday 9am - 5:30pm and Tues. or Thurs. 6pm - 8pm

Website

Email


Registration Date(s):

Rolling admission; Registration is at 7:00 p.m. on September 9th but students are accepted anytime throughout the academic year, which ends in May.

General Information

Cost Per Session:

  • Free

Class Times:

  • Weekday: Morning
  • Weekday: Afternoon

General Weekday Time(s):
M - TH 10:00am - 12:15pm M - TH 1:30pm - 3:45pm


Childcare During Class:
Yes - child development program for children up to age 4


Transportation Support:
No


Employee/Client Requirements:
No


Participation Requirements:
Yes - FDC serves parents with children birth through three years of age and pregnant women

Areas Served


Course Location(s):

  • 1010 Grandin Ave

Course Info

Hours per week: 10

Weeks per session: 42226

Total hours per session: 422260

Sessions Offered:

  • Fall Session
  • Winter Session
  • Spring Session
  • Summer Session

Learner Levels Served

  • High Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • Low Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • High Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • Advanced ESL Level Learners

Other Programs Offered

  • Conversation
  • Family Literacy
  • Tutoring
  • Social Service Support
  • Computer Lab

Grace United Methodist Church - ESOL

Program Info

Office Location:
11845 Seven Locks Rd, Rockville, MD 20854

Contact Person:

Phone:
301-926-8688 x23

Contact Hours:
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Website

Email

General Information

Cost Per Session:

  • Free

Class Times:

  • Weekday: Evening

Childcare During Class:
No


Transportation Support:
No


Employee/Client Requirements:
No


Participation Requirements:
No - Books cost $40

Areas Served


Course Location(s):

  • 119 North Frederick Avenue | Gaithersburg
  • MD 20877

Course Info

Sessions Offered:

  • Spring Session

Learner Levels Served

  • Beginning Literacy ESL Level Learners
  • Low Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • High Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • Low Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • High Intermediate ESL Level Learners

Hughes United Methodist Church - ESOL

Program Info

Office Location:
10700 Georgia Avenue Wheaton MD 20902

Contact Person:
Linda French

Phone:
301-949-8383

Contact Hours:
9AM-7PM

Website

Email


Registration Date(s):

Sept. 21, Sept. 28, Feb. 15, Feb. 22

General Information

Cost Per Session:

  • Free

Class Times:

  • Weekday: Evening

General Weekday Time(s):
Wednesday 7-9 PM


Childcare During Class:
No


Transportation Support:
No


Employee/Client Requirements:
No


Participation Requirements:
Yes - adults over 21

Areas Served


Course Location(s):

  • 10700 Georgia Avenue Wheaton MD 20902

Course Info

Sessions Offered:

  • Fall Session
  • Spring Session

Learner Levels Served

  • Beginning Literacy ESL Level Learners
  • Low Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • High Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • Low Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • High Intermediate ESL Level Learners

Identity, Inc.

Program Info

Office Location:
7676 New Hampshire Ave NE #411, Takoma Park, MD 20912

Contact Person:
Deidra Squire

Phone:
240-670-8122

Contact Hours:
9AM-6PM

Website

Email


Registration Date(s):

open

General Information

Cost Per Session:

  • Free

Class Times:

  • Weekday: Evening

General Weekday Time(s):
T/TH 4-6pm


Childcare During Class:
No


Transportation Support:
Yes - bus tokens


Employee/Client Requirements:
No


Participation Requirements:
No - For Montgomery County residents, 25 years old and younger

Areas Served


Course Location(s):

  • Crossroads Youth Opportunity Center 7676 New Hampshire Ave NE #411 Takoma Park MD 20912 Up-County Youth Opportunity Center (UYOC) 415 E Diamond Ave
  • Gaithersburg
  • MD 20877

Course Info

Sessions Offered:

  • Fall Session
  • Winter Session
  • Spring Session

Learner Levels Served

  • Beginning Literacy ESL Level Learners
  • Low Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • High Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • Low Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • High Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • Advanced ESL Level Learners

Other Programs Offered

  • Conversation
  • Family Literacy
  • Tutoring
  • GED
  • Social Service Support

IMPACT Silver Spring - English Language Circles

Program Info

Office Location:
8807 Colesville Rd Lower Level Silver Spring MD 20910

Contact Person:
Sara Mussie

Phone:
301-298-5117

Contact Hours:

Website

Email

General Information

Cost Per Session:

  • Free
  • $25-$50

Class Times:

  • Weekday: Evening

General Weekday Time(s):
Tuesdays and Wednesdays 6:30-8:30 PM


Childcare During Class:
Yes - Children must be potty trained.


Transportation Support:
No


Employee/Client Requirements:
No


Participation Requirements:
No

Areas Served


Course Location(s):

  • Takoma-East Silver Spring (TESS) Center 8513 Piney Branch Rd
  • Silver Spring
  • MD 20901 Clifton Park Baptist Church 8818 Piney Branch Rd
  • Silver Spring
  • MD 20903

Course Info

Sessions Offered:

  • Fall Session
  • Winter Session
  • Spring Session

Learner Levels Served

  • Low Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • Low Intermediate ESL Level Learners

Other Programs Offered

  • Conversation

International Language Institute MD (ILIMD) - ESOL

Program Info

Office Location:
26 N. Summit Ave. lower level Gaithersburg MD 20877

Contact Person:
Hallie Wallack

Phone:
301-527-0600

Contact Hours:
9:00 - 3:00

Website

Email


Registration Date(s):

Rolling admission; New students can begin any time.

General Information

Cost Per Session:

  • Over $100

Class Times:

  • Weekday: Morning
  • Weekday: Afternoon
  • Weekday: Evening
  • Weekend: Morning

General Weekday Time(s):
Monday to Friday 9:00 - 11:00am Monday to Friday 11:00 - 1:00pm Monday to Thursday 6:30 - 8:30pm


General Weekend Time(s):
Saturday 9:00am-1:00pm


Childcare During Class:
No


Transportation Support:
No


Employee/Client Requirements:
No


Participation Requirements:
No

Areas Served

  • Up County

Course Location(s):

  • 26 N. Summit Ave. lower level Gaithersburg MD 20877

Course Info

Sessions Offered:

  • Fall Session
  • Winter Session

Learner Levels Served

  • Low Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • High Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • Low Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • High Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • Advanced ESL Level Learners

Other Programs Offered

  • Conversation
  • Tutoring

Japanese Christian Community Center of Washington, Inc

Program Info

Office Location:
1099 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852

Contact Person:
Junichi Saigo

Phone:
(240) 423-1813

Contact Hours:

Website

Email

General Information

Cost Per Session:

  • Under $25

Class Times:

  • Weekday: Morning

General Weekday Time(s):
9:45am - 12:00pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday


Childcare During Class:
Yes - From infants through Pre-schoolers


Transportation Support:
No


Employee/Client Requirements:
No


Participation Requirements:
No - $15 per class

Areas Served


Course Location(s):

  • Talbott Center 2 F on 355 (1099 Rockville Pike
  • Rockville
  • MD)

Course Info

Sessions Offered:

  • Fall Session
  • Winter Session

Learner Levels Served

  • Low Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • High Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • Low Intermediate ESL Level Learners

Korean American Senior Citizen''s Association (KASCA) - ESOL*

Program Info

Office Location:
4401 Muncaster Mill Road Rockville MD 20853

Contact Person:
Jongsun Park

Phone:
301-438-7304

Contact Hours:

General Information

Cost Per Session:

  • Free

Class Times:

  • Weekday: Morning

Childcare During Class:
No


Transportation Support:
No


Employee/Client Requirements:
No


Participation Requirements:
No

Areas Served


Course Location(s):

  • 4401 Muncaster Mill Road Rockville MD 20853

Course Info

Sessions Offered:

  • Fall Session
  • Spring Session

Learner Levels Served

  • Beginning Literacy ESL Level Learners
  • Low Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • High Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • Low Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • High Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • Advanced ESL Level Learners

Other Programs Offered

  • ESOL for Senior Citizens

Lado International

Program Info

Office Location:
1400 Spring Street Suite 250 Silver Spring MD 20910

Contact Person:
Peter Teichroew

Phone:
(301) 565-5236

Contact Hours:

Website

Email

General Information

Cost Per Session:

  • Over $100

Class Times:

  • Weekday: Morning
  • Weekend: Morning

General Weekday Time(s):
M-F 9am-1:55pm; M-F 6pm-9:46 pm; M-Th 6pm-8:30pm


General Weekend Time(s):
Saturdays 9am-2:00pm


Childcare During Class:
No


Transportation Support:
No


Employee/Client Requirements:
No


Participation Requirements:
Yes - Yes - Citizenship, residency, F1, J1, G4, K1 visa for Intensive classes; all others open to any type

Areas Served


Course Location(s):

  • 1400 Spring Street Suite 250 Silver Spring MD 20910

Course Info

Sessions Offered:

  • Fall Session
  • Winter Session
  • Spring Session
  • Summer Session

Learner Levels Served

  • Beginning Literacy ESL Level Learners
  • Low Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • High Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • Low Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • High Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • Advanced ESL Level Learners

Other Programs Offered

  • Conversation
  • Tutoring

Linkages to Learning - ESOL

Program Info

Office Location:
51 Monroe St Rockville MD 20832

Contact Person:
Debi Edick

Phone:
240-777-1474

Contact Hours:
Mon-Thurs 9:30-3:30

Website

Email


Registration Date(s):

Registration will be held the first week of September. Classes start the week of September 14th.

General Information

Cost Per Session:

  • Free

Class Times:

  • Weekday: Morning
  • Weekday: Afternoon
  • Weekday: Evening

General Weekday Time(s):
M/W 9:00am-11:00am, T/TH 9:00am-11:00am, M/W 6:00pm-8:00pm, T/TH 6:00pm-8:00pm


Childcare During Class:
Yes


Transportation Support:
Yes - bus tokens/taxi vouchers


Employee/Client Requirements:
Yes - We open registration to Linkages clients first, then to parents whose children attend that school, then to the entire community.


Participation Requirements:
Yes - There is no registration fee, but students do need to pay $25 for their book

Areas Served


Course Location(s):

  • Fox Chapel ES
  • Forest Oak MS
  • Georgian Forest ES
  • Harmony Hills ES
  • Highland ES
  • JoAnn Leleck ES @ Broad Acres
  • Montgomery Knolls ES
  • Sargent Shriver ES
  • South Lake ES
  • Viers Mill ES
  • Washington Grove ES
  • Wheaton Woods ES
  • Weller Road ES

Course Info

Sessions Offered:

  • Fall Session

Learner Levels Served

  • Beginning Literacy ESL Level Learners
  • Low Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • High Beginning ESL Level Learners

Other Programs Offered

  • Conversation
  • Family Literacy

Literacy Council of Montgomery County (tutoring program)

Program Info

Office Location:
21 Maryland Ave. Suite 320 Rockville MD 20850

Contact Person:
Christine Neil

Phone:
301-610-0030

Contact Hours:
9:30am-5:00pm

Website

Email


Registration Date(s):

Monthly

General Information

Cost Per Session:

  • Under $25

Class Times:

  • Weekday: Morning
  • Weekday: Afternoon
  • Weekday: Evening
  • Weekend: Morning
  • Weekend: Afternoon
  • Weekend: Evening

Childcare During Class:
No


Transportation Support:
No


Employee/Client Requirements:
No


Participation Requirements:
No

Areas Served


Course Location(s):

  • Libraries throughout Montgomery County; The tutoring program is volunteer based so the student and volunteer agree on a public location to meet - usually a library.

Course Info

Sessions Offered:

  • Open Entry

Learner Levels Served

  • Beginning Literacy ESL Level Learners
  • Low Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • High Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • Low Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • High Intermediate ESL Level Learners

Other Programs Offered

  • Conversation
  • Tutoring

Literacy Council of Montgomery County ESL Classes

Program Info

Office Location:
21 Maryland Ave. Suite 320 Rockville MD 20850

Contact Person:
Christine Neil

Phone:
301-610-0030

Contact Hours:
9:30am -5:00pm M-F

Website

Email


Registration Date(s):

August 6

General Information

Cost Per Session:

  • Free

Class Times:

  • Weekday: Morning
  • Weekday: Afternoon
  • Weekday: Evening
  • Weekend: Morning

General Weekday Time(s):
M/T/TH 9:30 am-12:30 pm M/W/TH 9:30 am -12:30 pm T/TH 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm M/W/ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm


General Weekend Time(s):
Sat. 9:00 am -1:00 pm Sat. 10:00 am - 2:00 pm


Childcare During Class:
No


Transportation Support:
No


Employee/Client Requirements:
No - Classes are free. There is a cost for books.


Participation Requirements:
Yes - 17 years of age and older

Areas Served


Course Location(s):

  • Germantown
  • Upcounty Regional Services Center 12900 Middlebrook Road
  • Silver Spring
  • East County Regional Services Center 3300 Briggs Chaney Rd
  • Silver Spring International Middle School 313 Wayne Ave
  • Rockville
  • Rockville High School 2100 Baltimore Rd
  • Gaithersburg
  • Watkins Mill High School 10301 Apple Ridge Rd
  • Gaithersburg Library 18330 Montgomery Village Ave White Oak Recreation and Community Center 1700 April Ln
  • Silver Spring
  • MD 20904

Course Info

Sessions Offered:

  • Fall Session
  • Winter Session
  • Spring Session

Learner Levels Served

  • Beginning Literacy ESL Level Learners
  • Low Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • High Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • Low Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • High Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • Advanced ESL Level Learners

Other Programs Offered

  • Conversation
  • Tutoring
  • Adult Basic Education

Montgomery College Adult ESOL and Literacy Grant Program

Program Info

Office Location:
11002 Veirs Mill Rd suite 310 Silver Spring MD 20902

Contact Person:

Phone:
240-567-8950

Contact Hours:
9am-5pm

Website

Email


Registration Date(s):

varies by location-see webpage http://www.montgomerycollege.edu/wdce/aelg

General Information

Cost Per Session:

  • $25-$50

Class Times:

  • Weekday: Morning
  • Weekday: Evening
  • Weekend: Morning

General Weekday Time(s):
M-F 7am to 9am MTuWThF 9:00 - 11:00 am MTuWThF 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 pm MTuWTh 6:30 - 8:30 pm


General Weekend Time(s):
S 8:30am to 12:30pm


Childcare During Class:
No


Transportation Support:
Yes - Students have access to free Ride On after they apply for a MC ID


Employee/Client Requirements:
No


Participation Requirements:
No - Lower level classes are free; tuition for advanced ESOL. Advanced level class has tuition of 90.00

Areas Served


Course Location(s):

  • 11002 Veirs Mill Rd suite 310 Silver Spring MD 20902

Course Info

Learner Levels Served

  • Beginning Literacy ESL Level Learners
  • Low Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • High Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • Low Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • High Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • Advanced ESL Level Learners

Other Programs Offered

  • Conversation
  • Tutoring
  • Adult Basic Education
  • Pre-GED
  • GED
  • Citizenship
  • Legal Support

Montgomery College American English Language Program (AELP) - Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus

Program Info

Office Location:
7600 Takoma Avenue Takoma Park MD 20912

Contact Person:

Phone:
240-567-5000

Contact Hours:

Website

General Information


Class Times:

  • Weekday: Morning
  • Weekday: Afternoon
  • Weekday: Evening
  • Weekend: Morning

Childcare During Class:
No


Transportation Support:
No


Employee/Client Requirements:
No


Participation Requirements:
No

Areas Served


Course Location(s):

  • 7600 Takoma Avenue Takoma Park MD 20912

Course Info


Montgomery College American English Language Program (AELP) - Rockville Campus, Department of AELP, Linguistics and Communication Studies

Program Info

Office Location:
51 Mannakee St. Rockville MD 20850

Contact Person:
Raymond Gonzales

Phone:
240-567-7408

Contact Hours:

Website

Email

General Information


Class Times:

  • Weekday: Morning
  • Weekday: Afternoon
  • Weekday: Evening
  • Weekend: Morning

Childcare During Class:
Yes - Montgomery College Child Care Center


Transportation Support:
No


Employee/Client Requirements:
No


Participation Requirements:
No

Areas Served


Course Location(s):

  • 51 Mannakee St. Rockville MD 20850

Course Info


Montgomery College Citizenship Preparation Program

Program Info

Office Location:
11002 Veirs Mill Road Westfield South Suite 310 Wheaton MD 20904

Contact Person:
Izis Weills

Phone:
240 567 8839

Contact Hours:
6.30am-4.30pm M-Th (Message/email can be left at anytime)

Website

Email


Registration Date(s):

Varies

General Information

Cost Per Session:

  • Free

Class Times:

  • Weekday: Evening
  • Weekend: Morning

General Weekday Time(s):
M/W 6.30pm-9.30pm M/W 7pm-9pm Tu/Th 6.30pm-9.30pm Tu/Th 7pm-9pm One on One tutoring as needed - times vary


General Weekend Time(s):
Saturday 8.30am-12.30pm Saturday 8.30am-1.30pm One on One tutoring as needed - times vary


Childcare During Class:
No


Transportation Support:
No


Employee/Client Requirements:
No


Participation Requirements:
Yes - Must be a legal permanent resident (Green Card Holder) . Classes are free, there is a book cost.

Areas Served


Course Location(s):

  • Montgomery College Rockville Montgomery College Takoma Park All Montgomery County Libraries

Course Info

Learner Levels Served

  • Low Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • High Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • Low Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • High Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • Advanced ESL Level Learners

Other Programs Offered

  • Conversation
  • Tutoring
  • Pre-GED
  • GED
  • Citizenship
  • Legal Support
  • Computer Lab

Montgomery College, American Pre-Academic and Professional ESL (APPE) program (a part of Workforce Development and Continuing Educaiton)

Program Info

Office Location:
51 Mannakee St., Rockville, MD 20850

Contact Person:
Annette Greene

Phone:
(240) 567-7262

Contact Hours:

Website

Email

General Information

Cost Per Session:

  • Over $100

Class Times:

  • Weekday: Morning
  • Weekday: Afternoon
  • Weekday: Evening
  • Weekend: Morning
  • Weekend: Afternoon

Childcare During Class:
No


Transportation Support:
No


Employee/Client Requirements:
No


Participation Requirements:
No - To begin, students must have some basic English skills as we do not offer Beginner's classes.

Areas Served


Course Location(s):

  • Montgomery College
  • Rockville Campus Montgomery College
  • Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus

Course Info

Sessions Offered:

  • Fall Session
  • Spring Session
  • Summer Session

Learner Levels Served

  • High Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • Low Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • High Intermediate ESL Level Learners

Other Programs Offered

  • TOEFL Prep
  • Computer Lab

Muslim Community Center - ESOL

Program Info

Office Location:
15200 New Hampshire Avenue Silver Spring MD 20905

Contact Person:
Aaisha Salman

Phone:
301-503-0827

Contact Hours:
9-5 Monday through Friday

Website

Email

General Information

Cost Per Session:

  • Over $50

Class Times:

  • Weekday: Morning
  • Weekday: Afternoon
  • Weekend: Afternoon

General Weekday Time(s):
Monday 10 am - 11:30 am Tuesday and Wednesday 4:30 - 6:30 pm


General Weekend Time(s):
Every Sunday from 2:15 pm to 4:30 pm Fall and Spring Sessions of ten weeks each are offered every year.


Childcare During Class:
No


Transportation Support:
Yes - MCC Shuttle travels back and forth between MCC and the Glenmont Metro Center.


Employee/Client Requirements:
No


Participation Requirements:
No - $75.00 for new learners and $50.00 for returning students.

Areas Served


Course Location(s):

  • Muslim Community Center in Silver Spring
  • Maryland 15200 New Hampshire Avenue Silver Spring MD 20905

Course Info

Sessions Offered:

  • Fall Session
  • Spring Session

Learner Levels Served

  • Beginning Literacy ESL Level Learners
  • Low Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • High Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • Low Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • High Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • Advanced ESL Level Learners

Other Programs Offered

  • Social Service Support

Neelsville Presbyterian Church - ESOL

Program Info

Office Location:
20701 Frederick Road Germantown MD 20876

Contact Person:

Phone:
301-972-3916

Contact Hours:

Website

Email


Registration Date(s):

Rolling admissions; 1st day of class

General Information

Cost Per Session:

  • Free

Class Times:

  • Weekend: Morning

Childcare During Class:
No


Transportation Support:
No


Employee/Client Requirements:
No


Participation Requirements:
No

Areas Served

  • Up County

Course Location(s):

  • 20701 Frederick Road Germantown MD 20876

Course Info

Sessions Offered:

  • Open Entry

Learner Levels Served

  • Low Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • High Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • Low Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • High Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • Advanced ESL Level Learners

Other Programs Offered

  • Conversation

Our Lady of Lourdes - ESOL class

Program Info

Office Location:
7500 Pearl Street Bethesda MD 20814

Contact Person:
Maya Wilson

Phone:
516-455-9169

Contact Hours:
Anytime


Registration Date(s):

Rolling Admission

General Information

Cost Per Session:

  • $25-$50

Class Times:

  • Weekend: Morning

General Weekend Time(s):
Sundays from 11:30am-1:15pm


Childcare During Class:
No


Transportation Support:
No


Employee/Client Requirements:
No


Participation Requirements:
Yes - The cost of enrollment is $20 for class matriculation and $25 for the coursebook. In total, the cost for enrollment for the program is $45. This $45 fee is valid for the entire 2017 - 2018 program year, which runs from September 2017 - May 2018.

Areas Served


Course Location(s):

  • 7500 Pearl Street Bethesda MD 20814

Course Info

Sessions Offered:

  • Open Entry

Learner Levels Served

  • Beginning Literacy ESL Level Learners
  • Low Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • High Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • Low Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • High Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • Advanced ESL Level Learners

Other Programs Offered

  • Conversation

Redland Baptist Church - ESOL

Program Info

Office Location:
6922 Muncaster Mill Road Rockville MD 20850

Contact Person:
Jim Burke

Phone:
301-977-1000

Contact Hours:
9am to 5pm M-F

Website

Email


Registration Date(s):

August 29 and later

General Information

Cost Per Session:

  • $25-$50

Class Times:

  • Weekday: Evening

General Weekday Time(s):
Mondays and Thursdays 7:00 PM


Childcare During Class:
No


Transportation Support:
No


Employee/Client Requirements:
No


Participation Requirements:
No

Areas Served


Course Location(s):

  • 6922 Muncaster Mill Road Rockville MD 20850

Course Info

Sessions Offered:

  • Fall Session
  • Winter Session

Learner Levels Served

  • Beginning Literacy ESL Level Learners
  • Low Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • High Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • Low Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • High Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • Advanced ESL Level Learners

Other Programs Offered

  • Conversation

Rockville Senior Center - ESOL

Program Info

Office Location:
1150 Carnation Drive Rockville MD 20850

Contact Person:
Amoke Alakoye

Phone:
240-314-8811

Contact Hours:
9-5 Monday through Friday

Website

Email


Registration Date(s):

Sept. 11 (first day of classes) 12, and 13 from 10 am - 12 Noon

General Information

Cost Per Session:

  • Under $25

Class Times:

  • Weekday: Morning

General Weekday Time(s):
Mon & Wed 10 am -12 noon / Tue & Thu 10 am - 12 noon / Tue 1 pm - 2:30 pm Conversation


Childcare During Class:
No


Transportation Support:
Yes - Free door-to-door transportation available for Rockville residents.


Employee/Client Requirements:
No - Senior Center Member $20/ Non-member, Rockville Resident $22/ Non-member, Non-resident $27 Conversation: $14 /$16/ $18


Participation Requirements:
Yes - Beginning conversation class requires learners to also enroll in English 1 or 2. Designed for adults 60 years and better.

Areas Served


Course Location(s):

  • 1150 Carnation Drive Rockville MD 20850

Course Info

Sessions Offered:

  • Fall Session

Learner Levels Served

  • Beginning Literacy ESL Level Learners
  • Low Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • High Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • Low Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • High Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • Advanced ESL Level Learners

Other Programs Offered

  • Conversation
  • ESOL for Senior Citizens
  • Citizenship

Saturday School / George B. Thomas Learning Academy

Program Info

Office Location:
1401 Dennis Avenue Silver Spring Maryland 20906

Contact Person:
Jevoner Adams

Phone:
301-287-8980

Contact Hours:
8:30 - 5:00

Website

Email


Registration Date(s):

Rolling admission; October 3, 2015 or ongoing online

General Information

Cost Per Session:

  • Free

Class Times:

  • Weekend: Morning

General Weekend Time(s):
Saturday mornings 8:30am-11:00am


Childcare During Class:
Yes - Childcare is offered at our Watkins Mill location


Transportation Support:
No


Employee/Client Requirements:
Yes


Participation Requirements:
No - Price includes the cost of books-free for adult learners

Areas Served

  • Up County

Course Location(s):

  • Watkins Mill High School 10301 Apple Ridge Rd
  • Gaithersburg
  • MD 20879 Montgomery Blair High School 51 University Blvd E
  • Silver Spring
  • MD 20901

Course Info

Hours per week: 2.5

Weeks per session: 1

Total hours per session: 2.5

Sessions Offered:

  • Winter Session

Learner Levels Served

  • Low Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • High Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • Advanced ESL Level Learners

Other Programs Offered

  • Conversation
  • Tutoring
  • Language Lab
  • Computer Lab

Seneca Creek Community Church - ESOL

Program Info

Office Location:
13 Firstfield Road Gaithersburg MD 20878

Contact Person:

Phone:
301-355-6550

Contact Hours:
9-5 Monday through Friday

Website

Email


Registration Date(s):

9/23/2017, 1/6/2018, 4/7/2018. @9:00 am

General Information

Cost Per Session:

  • Free

Class Times:

  • Weekend: Morning

General Weekend Time(s):
Saturdays: 9:30am-11:30am


Childcare During Class:
Yes - 7mths - 5th grade


Transportation Support:
No


Employee/Client Requirements:
No


Participation Requirements:
Yes

Areas Served

  • Up County

Course Location(s):

  • 13 Firstfield Road Gaithersburg MD 20878

Course Info

Sessions Offered:

  • Fall Session
  • Winter Session
  • Spring Session

Learner Levels Served

  • Beginning Literacy ESL Level Learners
  • Low Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • High Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • Low Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • High Intermediate ESL Level Learners

Other Programs Offered

  • Conversation

Seven Locks Baptist Church - ESL

Program Info

Office Location:
11845 Seven Locks Road Potomac MD 20854

Contact Person:
Ruby Tate

Phone:
340-279-9388

Contact Hours:
9:00 AM-4:00 PM

Website

Email

General Information

Cost Per Session:

  • $25-$50

Class Times:

  • Weekday: Evening

General Weekday Time(s):
T/Thu 7pm-9pm


Childcare During Class:
No


Transportation Support:
No


Employee/Client Requirements:
No


Participation Requirements:
Yes

Areas Served


Course Location(s):

  • 11845 Seven Locks Road Potomac MD 20854

Course Info

Sessions Offered:

  • Fall Session
  • Winter Session

Learner Levels Served

  • Beginning Literacy ESL Level Learners
  • Low Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • High Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • Low Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • High Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • Advanced ESL Level Learners

Other Programs Offered

  • Conversation

Shady Grove Presbyterian Church - ESOL

Program Info

Office Location:
16911 Redland Rd. Derwood MD 20855

Contact Person:
Kathy Hackenberg

Phone:
301-330-4326

Contact Hours:
9:00 am - 2:00 Tues. - Fri.

Website

Email

General Information

Cost Per Session:

  • Free

Class Times:

  • Weekday: Evening

General Weekday Time(s):
Tuesday evenings, 7:00-8:30 pm


Childcare During Class:
No


Transportation Support:
No


Employee/Client Requirements:
No


Participation Requirements:
No - Students may purchase books for $15

Areas Served


Course Location(s):

  • 16911 Redland Rd. Derwood MD 20855

Course Info

Sessions Offered:

  • Fall Session
  • Winter Session
  • Spring Session
  • Open Entry

Learner Levels Served

  • Beginning Literacy ESL Level Learners
  • Low Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • High Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • Low Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • High Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • Advanced ESL Level Learners

Other Programs Offered

  • Conversation
  • Tutoring
  • Social Service Support

St. Camillus Catholic Church - ESOL

Program Info

Office Location:
1600 St. Camillus Dr. Silver Spring MD 20903

Contact Person:

Phone:
301-434-8400

Contact Hours:
10AM to 12Noon, 1PM to 5PM, M-F

Website

Email

General Information

Cost Per Session:

  • $25-$50

Class Times:

  • Weekday: Evening

Childcare During Class:
No


Transportation Support:
No


Employee/Client Requirements:
No


Participation Requirements:
No

Areas Served


Course Location(s):

  • 1600 St. Camillus Dr. Silver Spring MD 20903

Course Info

Hours per week: 3

Weeks per session: 16

Total hours per session: 48

Learner Levels Served

  • Beginning Literacy ESL Level Learners
  • Low Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • High Beginning ESL Level Learners

Viers Mill Baptist Church - ESOL

Program Info

Office Location:
12221 Veirs Mill Road Silver Spring MD 20853

Contact Person:

Phone:
301-942-3210

Contact Hours:

Website

Email

General Information

Cost Per Session:

  • $25-$50

Class Times:

  • Weekday: Evening

Childcare During Class:
No


Transportation Support:
No


Employee/Client Requirements:
No


Participation Requirements:
No

Areas Served


Course Location(s):

  • 12221 Veirs Mill Road Silver Spring MD 20853

Course Info

Learner Levels Served

  • Beginning Literacy ESL Level Learners
  • Low Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • High Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • Low Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • High Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • Advanced ESL Level Learners

Other Programs Offered

  • Native Language Literacy

Vietnamese American Services, Inc.

Program Info

Office Location:
11528 Colt Ter., Silver Spring, MD 20901

Contact Person:
Tho Tran

Phone:
301-646-5852

Contact Hours:

Website

Email

General Information

Cost Per Session:

  • Under $25

Class Times:

  • Weekday: Morning
  • Weekend: Afternoon

General Weekday Time(s):
Thursdays from 9:45am - 11:15am


General Weekend Time(s):
Sundays from 1:30pm-2:30pm


Childcare During Class:
No


Transportation Support:
Yes - Bus tokens


Employee/Client Requirements:
No


Participation Requirements:
No

Areas Served


Course Location(s):

  • The Long Branch Community Center and the Vietnamese Baptist Church in Germantown.

Course Info

Sessions Offered:

  • Open Entry

Learner Levels Served

  • Beginning Literacy ESL Level Learners
  • Low Beginning ESL Level Learners
  • High Beginning ESL Level Learners

Other Programs Offered

  • Conversation
  • ESOL for Senior Citizens
  • Citizenship
  • Social Service Support

Workforce Solutions Group - Workplace English

Program Info

Office Location:
11002 Veirs Mill Road Suite 510 Wheaton MD

Contact Person:
Shawn Huntley

Phone:
240.283.1576

Contact Hours:
m - f, 8:30 - 5:00

Email


Registration Date(s):

weeks/month prior to 1st day of session

General Information

Cost Per Session:

  • Free

Class Times:

  • Weekday: Morning
  • Weekday: Afternoon

Childcare During Class:
No


Transportation Support:
No


Employee/Client Requirements:
No


Participation Requirements:
No

Areas Served


Course Location(s):

  • 11002 Veirs Mill Road Suite 510 Wheaton MD

Course Info

Hours per week: 6

Weeks per session: 17

Total hours per session: 102

Learner Levels Served

  • Low Intermediate ESL Level Learners
  • High Intermediate ESL Level Learners

Other Programs Offered

  • Conversation
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