Community ESL and High School Equivalency Classes

Note:  All information is current as of April 18, 2018. Please call for updated information.

Covenant Church

1201 Yerger Boulevard, Sinking Spring, PA 19608

610.374.7277

  • Mondays, 6:30-8:00 pm
  • Conversational English class

El Portico Church

142 South 6th Street, Reading, PA 19602

610.743.3699

  • Beginning class, Mondays and Fridays, 6:30-8:00 pm
  • Intermediate Class, Mondays, 6:30-8:00 pm

Penn State Berks Library

2080 Tulpehocken Road, Reading, PA 19610

610.396.6244

Contact Barb Lessig, bzl1@psu.edu

En Español: Donna Chambers, 717.203.7193

  • Thursdays, 6:00-8:00 pm
  • February 1-April 26
  • No Summer classes

Reading Public Library: Main Branch

100 South 5th Street, Reading, PA 19602

610.655.6350

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:00-11:30 am
  • March 27 – June 7

Reading Public Library: Northeast Branch

1348 North 11th Street, Reading PA 19604

610.655.6361

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:30-9:00 pm
  • March 27 – June 7

Reading Public Library: Southeast Branch

1426 Perkiomen Avenue, Reading PA 19602

610.655.6362

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:00-11:30 am
  • April 3 – June 7

St. Thomas Church 

536 North Main Street, Bernville, PA 19506
610.488.6702

  • Contact Heidi, payasaha@yahoo.com
  • Tuesdays, 6:30 – 7:30 pm
  • Class begins April 17

The Salvation Army, *C

301 South 5th Street, Reading, PA 19602
610.373.5208

  • Thursdays, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
  • Class ends in May; call for information

Reading School District

          13th and Union Elementary School

          1600 North 13th Street, Reading, PA 19604

Call Norma Espeda: 484.258.7560

          No Summer class 

          Southern Middle School

931 Chestnut Street, Reading, PA 19602

Call Nilda Mayol: 610.371.5803 ext. 51912

No Summer class

St. Margaret’s School

233 Spring Street, Reading, PA 19601, 2nd floor

484.772.6210

  • Saturdays, 9:00 am-12:00 pm
  • Class ends May 12; No Summer class
  • ESL-multiple levels/ Citizenship Skills

United Way Bilingual ESL, *R

Reading Area Community College, Schuylkill Hall, Classroom 209

111 Riverfront Drive, Reading, PA 19602

  • Morning, afternoon, and evening sessions
  • Spanish only–Literacy Level ESL
  • To register, call Norma Castro: 610.607.6227
  • Next class begins July 2

Classes resuming in Fall 2018:

Mother Veronica Resource Center, *R                             

449 South 6th Street, Reading, PA 19602

484.516.2138

www.mvresource.org

  • ESL-multiple levels, Citizenship classes, computer classes
  • Spanish GED preparation
  • Registration: August 6 – 24

Wisdom 31, Inc., *R

610.373.5777

www.Wisdom31.org

  • Next registration in September
  • ESL-multiple levels/ Citizenship Skills- small book fee

Grace Bible Fellowship/La Roca de Reading Church, 1128 Hampden Boulevard, Reading PA 19604,  Mondays, 7:00-9:00 pm

First Presbyterian Church, *C, 37 South 5th Street, Reading PA 19602, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:00-11:00 am

 

 

*R:  Registration is required

*C:  Childcare provided

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