Iowa Central: Non-Credit ESL Courses
Non-Credit ESL Courses

Non-Credit ESL Courses

FREE, non-credit English Language (ESL) classes are offered to adults ages 16 years and older in the Eagle Grove, Fort Dodge, Storm Lake, and Webster City communities and surrounding areas. (Find information on each location below.)

Instructors will assist students to…


  • improve English proficiency in the areas of reading, writing, speaking, and listening. 
  • gain knowledge and employment skills.
  • increase English fluency and literacy skills to better help children and families.
  • work towards completing high school equivalency and toward pursuing higher education.
  • gain confidence and independence using English to communicate with others.

Registration


Online registration now available in English and in Spanish! Find your location below for the registration link for your area.

Class Schedules


Morning and evening classes available at most locations. See dates for orientations and sessions below. Online learning opportunities coming soon!

All students are required to complete the registration process before starting class.

Questions?


Erin Guddall at 515-574-1960 or guddall@iowacentral.edu

TEXT 515-259-0136 with your location or

Location Program Schedule for 2022-2023

Eagle Grove

Address

North Central Career Academy
216 S. Park Avenue

Contact

515-574-1960
guddall@iowacentral.edu

Class Schedules

Orientations:

Session 2: Monday, September 26, 2022
Session 3: Monday, January 2, 2023
Session 4: Monday, March 27, 2023

Classes:

Session 1: July 11 - September 23, 2022
Session 2: October 3 - December 16, 2022
Session 3: January 9 - March 24, 2023
Session 4: April 3 - June 9, 2023

Eagle Grove ESL Location

Fort Dodge

Address

Iowa Central Community College
One Triton Circle
Applied Science & Technology
Fourth floor, Room #408

Contact

515-574-1960
guddall@iowacentral.edu

Class Schedules

Orientations:

Session 2: Thursday, September 29, 2022
Session 3: Thursday, January 5, 2022
Session 4: Thursday, March 30, 2023

Classes:

Session 1: July 11 - September 23, 2022
Session 2: October 3 - December 16, 2022
Session 3: January 9 - March 24, 2023
Session 4: April 3 - June 9, 2023

Fort Dodge ESL Location

Storm Lake

Address

Iowa Central Community College
Prairie Lakes AEA
824 Flindt Drive
Room # 203

Contact

515-574-1961
peterson_e@iowacentral.edu

Class Schedules

TBA

Storm Lake ESL Location

Webster City

Address

Iowa Central Community College
1725 Beach Street
Second floor, room #205

Contact

515-574-1960
guddall@iowacentral.edu

Class Schedules

Orientations:

Session 2: Tuesday, September 27, 2022
Session 3: Tuesday, January 3, 2023
Session 4: Tuesday, March 28, 2023

Classes:

Session 1: July 11 - September 23, 2022
Session 2: October 3 - December 16, 2022
Session 3: January 9 - March 24, 2023
Session 4: April 3 - June 9, 2023

Webster City ESL Location

At Iowa Central the professors focus on the success of the students, and with small class sizes it makes interaction with the professors easier. You are not just some random number in a class at Iowa Central. The teachers are always available and can respond to any question you may have in a timely manner.

Dalton Baker
Elementary Education
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