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  • Adult Career Center's ESOL Program

    The Adult Education Career ESOL program offers non-native English speakers a chance to improve their English skills while developing a career pathway for better employment opportunities. We offer:

    • Everyday functional English for all four skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) with grammar and vocabulary
    • Career and college readiness pathways and support
    • Transition to certificate/ credit programs and employment

    ESOL can also help with

    • Attainment of a secondary school diploma (GED®)
    • Computer literacy
    • Citizenship/Civics preparation


    To participate in our program, students must: 

    • be 16 years or older 

    • be able to complete a minimum of 10 hours a week of course work to participate 

    • not be enrolled or required to be enrolled in secondary school 

    • attend orientation and testing 

    • pay $45 tuition per term plus $20 for testing* 

    * Through an application process, students can apply for tuition scholarships

  • ESOL Foundations and Beginning Class Schedule

     T—W—TH 9 a.m.—12:00 p.m.

    All ESOL classes are held at Charlotte Technical College.  

  • Registration Contact: 

    Carole Kincaid
    Charlotte Technical College
    Call for more information at 941-255-7500 Ext. 1752

    Or Click the "Get More Information" button at the bottom of this page and fill out the online form to have Carole Kincaid call you.  

    Next Registration and Testing Dates:

    March 21, March 22, and March 23, 2023
    9 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. or 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
    Room 209 at Charlotte Technical College (see map below)
    Please bring a photo ID and be prepared to spend approximately 2-1/2 hours.



    M—T—W—TH 9 a.m.—11:30 p.m. Intermediate
    M—T—W—TH 12.—2:30 p.m. Advanced
    M—T—W—TH 3:30—6:00 p.m. Intermediate
    M—T—W—TH 6:30 p.m.—9 p.m. Beginning

    All ESOL classes are held at Charlotte Technical College.