Community ESL and High School Equivalency Classes

Updated March 24, 2017

Covenant Church

1201 Yerger Blvd, 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

  • Mondays, 6:30-8:00 pm
  • ESL, Beginner and Intermediate Levels

 

Family Literacy (Reading School District) – Registration Required

St. Mark’s Church, 211 W. Greenwich St., Reading, PA or

Redeemed Christian Church, 851 N. 11th St., Reading, PA

610.370.8540 (ext. 60215 or 60218)
jacksonn@readingsd.org

http://www.readingsd.org/domain/870

  • Monday through Thursday, 9:00-12:00
  • Must have a child age 0-8 (childcare provided)

 

Many Rivers Learning Center

950 Weiser Street, Reading, PA 19601

610.427.9194

www.manyriverslc.org

  • Call for information

 

Mother Veronica Resource Center – Registration Required

502 South 6th Street, Reading, PA 19602

610.376.6093

www.mvresource.org

  • ESL, multiple levels, Citizenship Classes

 

Northwest Middle School

1000 North Front Street, Reading, PA 19601

610.371.5772 (Audrey Ricardo-DeCortina)

  • Tuesday, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm or 6:00 – 7:00 pm

 

Penn State Berks Thun Library, Room 145

2080 Tulpehocken Rd, Reading, PA 19610

610.396.6244

Contact Barb Lessig, bzl1@psu.edu

  • Tuesday, 6:00-8:00 pm

 

Reading Elderly Housing

100 North Front Street, Reading, PA  19601

610.373.1130

  • Thursday, 2:00 – 4:00 pm

 

Reading Public Library, Main Branch

100 South Fifth Street, Reading, PA 19602

610.655.6350

  • Tuesday and Thursday, 10:00 – 11:30

 

Reading Public Library, Northeast Branch

1348 North 11th Street, Reading, PA 19604

610.655.6361

  • Tuesday and Thursday, 6:30-9:00 pm

 

The Salvation Army – Childcare Provided

301 South 5th Street, Reading, PA 19602

610.373.5208

  • Monday and Thursday, 6:00-8:00 pm
  • ESL and High School Equivalency Classes

 

Southern Middle School

931 Chestnut Street, Reading, PA 19602

610.371.5803 Ext. 51912 (Nilda Mayol)

  • Tuesday and Thursday, 9:30 – 11:00 am

 

St. Margaret’s School

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

484.772.6210

  • Saturday, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
  • September 24 – 2nd week in May
  • ESL – multiple levels, Citizenship Skills

 

United Way Bilingual ESL – Registration Required

Reading Area Community College, Schuylkill Hall, Room 209

111 Riverfront Drive, Reading, PA 19602

  • Spanish only–Literacy Level ESL
  • Morning, afternoon and evening sessions available
  • To register, call Yrene Rodriguez: 610.607.6227

 

Wisdom 31, Inc. – Registration Required; Childcare Provided

610.373.5777

www.wisdom31.org

  • Registration is open for 3 weeks in September and January
  • ESL – multiple levels/Citizenship Skills – small book fee

Grace Bible Fellowship/La Roca de Reading Church, 1128 Hampden Boulevard, Reading

  • Monday, 7:00 – 9:00 pm

First Presbyterian Church, 37 South 5th Street, Reading

  • Tuesday and Thursday, 9:00 – 11:00 am

 

13th and Union Elementary School

1600 North 13th Street, Reading, PA 19604

610.371.5795 (Norma Espeda)

  • Friday, 9:00 – 11:00 am

 

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