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Adult Education ESL
  • Adult Education offers English as a Second Language (ESL) for people who want to learn to speak, read and write English.

    EL/Civics classes which is civics instruction for immigrants and U.S. citizens.

    Citizenship classes for immigrants working toward becoming U.S. citizens.

    AdultEducationPagePhotoInstruction is provided to students who are 16 years or older and not enrolled in school.

    For more information, contact one of the following local coordinators or CCC Director Ann Chambers at (308) 398-7446, toll-free in Nebraska at 1-877-222-0780, ext. 7446, or by e-mail at achambers@cccneb.edu.

    Columbus

    Coordinator: Mary Wiegand at (402) 562-1432: toll-free in Nebraska at 1-877-222-0780, ext. 1432; or marywiegand@cccneb.edu

    ESL -- Classes meet at the Columbus Family Resource Center, 3020 18th St., Ste. 3. Orientation is held in January, April, July and October. Students are required to attend an orientation session before they can take ESL classes. Orientation dates and more information about the ESL classes can be obtained by calling (402) 562-1432 or 1-877-222-0780, ext. 1432. ESL beginning, intermediate and reading and writing classes are offered.

    The citizenship class schedule varies; please contact the Adult Education Office for more information.

    Grand Island

    Coordinator: Jessica Igo at (308) 398-7433; toll-free in Nebraska at 1-877-222-0780, ext. 7432; or jessicaigo@cccneb.edu

    ESL classes meet Mondays through Thursdays from 9 a.m. to noon and from 6 to 9 p.m. at College Park, 3180 W. Highway 34.

    The citizenship class schedule varies; please contact Jessica Igo for more information.

    Students are required to attend an orientation session before they can take the above classes.

    Hastings

    Coordinator: Anne Cannon at (402) 463-7323 or annecannon@cccneb.edu

    ESL classes meet Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 to 10:30 a.m., from 10 to 11:30 a.m., from 6 to 7:30 p.m. and from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at Head Start, 123 N. Marian Rd.

    The citizenship class schedule varies; please contact Anne Cannon for more information.

    Students are required to attend an orientation session before they can take the above classes.

    Kearney

    Coordinator: Laurel Volpe at (308) 338-4009; toll-free in Nebraska at 1-877-222-0780, ext. 4009; or lvolpe@cccneb.edu

    ESL classes are offered Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at CCC-Kearney, 3519 2nd Ave.

    Students are required to attend an orientation session before they can take the classes.

    Lexington

    Coordinator: Marilynn Hersh at (308) 324-8483 or mhersh@cccneb.edu

    ESL classes meet Mondays through Thursdays from 9 a.m. to noon and Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at CCC-Lexington, 1501 Plum Creek Parkway.

    The citizenship class schedule varies; please contact Marilynn Hersh for more information.

    Schuyler

    Coordinator: Mary Wiegand at (402) 562-1432: toll-free in Nebraska at 1-877-222-0780, ext. 1432; or marywiegand@cccneb.edu

    ESL classes meet Mondays and Wednesdays from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Schuyler Public Library, 1123 A St. Students should call the Adult Education Office for orientation dates.

    Schuyler Cargill

    Coordinator: Vicki Pribil at (402) 352-8221 or vickipribil@cccneb.edu

    ESL classes are available Monday-Thursday at Cargill Meat Solutions, 590 Road 9. Beginning classes are held Mondays and Wednesdays, 10-11:30 a.m., 12:30-2 p.m. or 3-4:30 p.m. Intermediate classes are held Tuesdays and Thursdays during the same time slots. New students must attend one of the quarterly orientations prior to attending classes.