Learning English

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

  • EL/Civics classes provide civics instruction for immigrants and U.S. citizens.
  • Citizenship classes are designed for immigrants working toward becoming U.S. citizens.

Instruction is provided to students who are 16 years or older and have either officially withdrawn from a Nebraska school or have completed home-schooling.

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 email 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. 4. Orientation is held on the first Monday of the month at 9:30 a.m. or 5:30 p.m. Students are required to attend an orientation session and pre-testing before they can take ESL classes. Orientation dates and more information about the ESL classes can be obtained by calling the Mary Wiegand. ESL beginning, intermediate and reading and writing classes are offered. 

The citizenship class schedule varies; please contact Mary Wiegand 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 from 9 a.m. to noon and from 6 to 9 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays 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 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays 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 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at CCC-Kearney, 1215 30th 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 from 9 a.m. to noon Mondays through Thursdays and from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays at CCC-Lexington, 1501 Plum Creek Parkway. 

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

Students are required to attend a registration/orientation session prior to attending classes.

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 from 4 to 7 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at the Schuyler Public Library, 1123 A St.

Schuyler Cargill

Coordinator: Jolene Hake at 402-352-8221 or jolenehake@cccneb.edu

ESL classes are available Mondays through Thursdays at Cargill Meat Solutions, 590 Road 9. 

Beginning classes are held from 10 to noon and from 3 to 5 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays.

Intermediate classes are held from 10 to noon and from 3 to 5 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

St. Edward

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 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays at St. Edward Public Schools, 601 Clark St., but please use the door on 7th St.

English as a Second Language Class

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