Non-Credit ESL

English As a Second Language classes are offered tuition-free for the community. Adult students 16 years and older will learn to speak, read, and write English. New student orientation is required. Burlington English and Rosetta Stone online study is also available to students!

New Student Orientation Schedule

2016-2017 Fort Dodge Orientations and Class Sessions:

All students must register and attend orientation to join a class.

Morning Sessions:

Orientation: Friday, July 8th @ 9:30 AM
Session 1: July 11th – August 11th

Orientation: Friday, August 12th @ 9:30 AM
Session 2: August 15th – September 15th

Orientation: Friday, September 16th @ 9:30 AM
Session 3: September 19th – October 20th

Orientation: Friday, October 21st  @ 9:30 AM
Session 4: October 24th – December 1st

Orientation: Friday, December 2nd @ 9:30 AM
Session 5: December 5th – January 19th

Orientation: Friday, January 20th @ 9:30 AM
Session 6: January 23nd – February 23rd

Orientation: Friday, February 24th @ 9:30 AM
Session 7: February 29th – April 6th

Orientation: April 7th @ 9:30 AM
Session 8:  April 10th – May 11th

Orientation: May 12th @ 9:30 AM
Session 9: May 15th – June 15th 

Evening Sessions:

Orientation: Monday, August 8th @ 5:30PM
Session 1: August 15th – October 13th

Orientation: Monday, October 17th @ 5:30 PM
Session 2: October 24th – January 12th

Orientation: Monday, January 16th @ 5:30 PM
Session 3: January 23rd – March 30th

Orientation: Monday, April 3rd @ 5:30 PM
Session 4: April 10th – June 15th

2016-2017 Storm Lake Orientations and Class Sessions:

All students must register and attend orientation to join a class.

Orientation: Tuesday July 5th 10am and 5m
Session 1: July 11th – August 11th

Orientation: Monday August 8th 10am and 5pm
Session 2: August 15 – September 15

Orientation: Monday September 12th 10am and 5pm
Session 3: September 19 – October 20

Orientation: Monday October 17th 10am and 5pm
Session 4: October 24th – December 1st

Orientation: Monday November 28th 10am and 5pm
Session 5: December 5th – January 19th

Orientation: Monday January 16th 10am and 5pm
Session 6: January 23nd – February 23rd

Orientation: Monday February 20th 10am and 5pm
Session 7: February 29th – April 6th

Orientation: Monday April 3rd 10am and 5pm
Session 8: April 10th – May 11th

Orientation: Monday May 7th 10am and 5pm
Session 9: May 15th – June 15th

2016-2017 Webster City Orientations and Class Sessions:

All students must register and attend orientation to join a class.

Orientation: Thursday, July 14th - Morning class @ 9:30 AM, Evening class @ 5:00 PM
Session 1: July 19th – August 10th

Orientation: Thursday, August 11th - Morning class @ 9:30 AM, Evening class @ 5:00 PM
Session 2: August 16th – September 14th

Orientation: Thursday, September 15th - Morning class @ 9:30 AM, Evening class @ 5:00 PM
Session 3: September 20th – October 19th

Orientation: Thursday, October 20th   - Morning class @ 9:30 AM, Evening class @ 5:00 PM
Session 4: October 25th – January 30th

Orientation: Thursday, December 1st - Morning class @ 9:30 AM, Evening class @ 5:00 PM
Session 5: December 6th – January 18th

Orientation:  Thursday, January 19th - Morning class @ 9:30 AM, Evening class @ 5:00 PM
Session 6: January 24th – February 23rd

Orientation: Thursday, February 23th - Morning class @ 9:30 AM, Evening class @ 5:00 PM
Session 7: February 28th – April 5th

Orientation: Thursday, April 6th - Morning class @ 9:30 AM, Evening class @ 5:00 PM
Session 8: April 11th – May 10th

Orientation: Thursday, May 11th - Morning class @ 9:30 AM, Evening class @ 5:00 PM

Session 9: May 16th – June 14th

E.S.L. Classes are offered in...

Where Day/Time Location Contact
Fort Dodge M,T,W,TH @ 9:30am-12pm
M & W @ 5:30pm-8pm
Iowa Central Fort Dodge Campus
Applied Science & Technology Building, Room 408
Shari Lehman
Jan Albrecht
Erin Guddall
Mary Sersland
Storm Lake T, W, TH @ 10:30am-1:00pm and
5:30pm-8:00pm
Computer Lab M 11am-1pm and 3-7pm
AEA 8 Building Terrin Bern
712-749-5178
Webster City
ESL
T, W, TH @ 9:30am-Noon and 5pm-8pm All Cultures Equal Center
1440 E. 2nd Street
Valerie Stone
Geri Harris

For more information

Contact Ann Waynar at 515-574-1959 or waynar@iowacentral.edu or Erin Guddall at 515-574-1960 or guddall@iowacentral.edu

In Storm Lake contact Terrin Bern at 712-749-5178 or bern@iowacentral.edu