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! Burlington English online study is also available to students!

New Student Orientation Schedule

2017-2018 Fort Dodge Orientations and Class Sessions:

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

AM Orientation Schedule/Sessions:

Orientation: Friday, July 7 @ 9:30AM
Session 1A:  Workshops:  July 10 – August 3, 2017
                                           
Orientation: Friday, August 4 @ 9:30AM
Session 1B:  Workshops:  August 7 – August 24, 2017

*Special Back-to-School Orientation: Friday, August 25 @ 9:30AM:
Session 2: August 28 – September 14, 2017

New student visit day:  Thursday, September 14 @ 9:30AM
Orientation: Friday, September 15 @9:30AM
Session 3: September 18 – October 19, 2017

New student visit day: Thursday, October 19 @ 9:30AM
Orientation: Friday, October 20 @9:30AM
Session 4: October 23 – November 30, 2017

New student visit day:  Thursday, November 30 @ 9:30AM
Orientation: Friday, December 1 @9:30AM
Session 5: December 4, 2017 – January 18, 2018

New student visit day:  Thursday, January 18 @ 9:30AM
Orientation: Friday, January 19 @9:30AM
Session 6: January 22 – February 22, 2018
 
New student visit day:  Thursday, February 22 @ 9:30AM
Orientation: Friday, February 23 @9:30AM
Session 7: February 26 – April 5, 2018

New student visit day:  Thursday, April 5 @ 9:30AM
Orientation: Friday, April 6 @9:30AM
Session 8: April 9 – May 10, 2018

New student visit day:  Thursday, May 10 @ 9:30AM
Orientation: Friday, May 11 @9:30AM
Session 9: May 14 – June 14, 2018

PM Orientation Schedule/Sessions:

Bootcamp Orientation:  July 10 @ 5:30PM
Bootcamp Session:  July 10 – August 3, 2017
(Attendance is required for all 8 classes.)

New student visit day:  Monday, August 14 @ 5:30PM
Orientation:  Tuesday, August 15 @ 5:30PM
Session 1: August 21 – October 19, 2017

New student visit day:  Monday, October 23 @ 5:30PM
Orientation: Tuesday, October 24 @5:30PM
Session 4: October 30, 2017 – January 4, 2018

New student visit day: Monday, January 8 @ 5:30PM
Orientation: Tuesday, January 9 @5:30PM
Session 5: January 15, 2017 – March 22, 2018

New student visit day:  Monday, March 26 @ 5:30PM
Orientation: Tuesday, March 27 @5:30PM
Session 8: April 2 – June 14, 2018

2017-2018 Storm Lake Orientations and Class Sessions:

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

Orientation:
July 5 @9:30AM - 12:00 or 4:30-7:00PM
Session 1: July 10 – August 10, 2017

Orientation:
August 7 @9:30AM - 12:00 or 4:30-7:00PM
Session 2: August 14 – September 14, 2017

Orientation:
September 11 @9:30AM - 12:00 or 4:30-7:00PM
Session 3: September 18 – October 19, 2017

Orientation:
October 16 @9:30AM - 12:00 or 4:30-7:00PM
Session 4: October 23 – November 30, 2017

Orientation:
November 27 @9:30AM - 12:00 or 4:30-7:00PM
Session 5: December 4, 2017 – January 18, 2018

Orientation:
January 15 @9:30AM - 12:00 or 4:30-7:00PM
Session 6: January 22 – February 22, 2018
 
Orientation:
February 19 @9:30AM - 12:00 or 4:30-7:00PM
Session 7: February 26 – April 5, 2018

Orientation:
April 2 @9:30AM - 12:00 or 4:30-7:00PM
Session 8: April 9 – May 10, 2018

Orientation:
May 7 @9:30AM - 12:00 or 4:30-7:00PM

Session 9: May 14 – June 14, 2018

2017-2018 Webster City Orientations and Class Sessions:

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

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

Orientation: Thursday July 6th at 9:30AM or 5:00PM
Session 1: July 10 – August 10, 2017

Orientation: Thursday August 10th at 9:30AM or 5:00PM
Session 2: August 14 – September 14, 2017

Orientation: Thursday September 14th at 9:30AM or 5:00PM
Session 3: September 18 – October 19, 2017

Orientation: Thursday October 19th at 9:30AM or 5:00PM
Session 3: September 18 – October 19, 2017

Orientation: Thursday November 30th at 9:30AM or 5:00PM
Session 5: December 4, 2017 – January 18, 2018

Orientation: Thursday January 18th at 9:30AM or 5:00PM
Session 6: January 22 – February 22, 2018

Orientation: Thursday February 22nd at 9:30AM or 5:00PM
Session 7: February 26 – April 5, 2018

Orientation: Thursday April 5th at 9:30AM or 5:00PM
Session 8: April 9 – May 10, 2018

Orientation: Thursday May 10th at 9:30AM or 5:00PM
Session 9: May 14 – June 14, 2018

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
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 Joanna DeLeon at 712-749-5178 or deleon@iowacentral.edu