Classes are held Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
The ELC currently offers level appropriate English language instruction. Units of instruction include the following: Basic Language, Community Services, Consumer Economics, Health, Employment, Transportation, and Housing. Initial assessment and advancement are based upon each individual's proficiency.
Additional classes include:
A multilevel class for elders that focuses on basic language skills, socialization, and content necessary for obtaining citizenship.
A one-week 'America as a Second Culture' orientation in which professionals from the community provide information vital to cultural integration.
A 60 hour intensive WorkStyles training focusing on job interviews and employability skills.
Industry specific, English for Special Purpose classes available by request. Classes have included warehousing, janitorial, housekeeping, production, etc.
The English Language Center uses computers to develop computer literacy and supplement skills and vocabulary covered in units in class. Computers are also used to search for employment, study for driver's license test and develop reading and writing skills.