Community ESL and High School Equivalency Classes

Note:  All information is current as of August 27, 2018. Please call for updated information.

Abilities in Motion, *R

210 North 5th Street, Reading, PA 19601

610.376.0010 ext. 103 (Michelle Leguisamon)

  • English class for people with disabilities
  • Beginners: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 10:00 am-12:00 pm
  • Intermediate: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 2:00-4:00 pm

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

  • Call for information

Faith Evangelical Church

400 North Temple Boulevard, Temple, PA 19560

610-929-1895

  • Tuesdays and Thursday, 6:00-8:30 pm

Mother Veronica Resource Center, *R

449 South 6th Street, Reading, PA 19602

484.516.2138

www.mvresource.org

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

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
  • September 6-November 29

Reading Public Library: Main Branch

100 South 5th Street, Reading, PA 19602

610.655.6350

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:00-11:30 am
  • September 4 – November 13 (no class November 6)

Reading Public Library: Northeast Branch

1348 North 11th Street, Reading PA 19604

610.655.6361

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:30-9:00 pm
  • September 4 – November 13 (no class November 6)

Southeast Branch

1426 Perkiomen Avenue, Reading, PA 19602

610.655.6362

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:00-11:30 am
  • September 4-November 20 (no class November 6)

Reading School District

13th and Union Elementary School

1600 North 13th Street, Reading, PA 19604

Call Norma Espeda, 484.258.7560

  • Call for more information

Southern Middle School

931 Chestnut Street, Reading, PA 19602

610.371.5803 ext. 51912 (Nilda Mayol)

  • Call for more information

Salvation Army, *C

301 South 5th Street, Reading, PA 19602       
610.373.5208

  • Thursdays, 6:00-8:00 pm
  • September 13-November 15

St. Margaret’s School

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

484.772.6210

    • Saturdays, 9:00 am-12:00 pm
    • Class beings September 22

St. Thomas Church, *C 

536 North Main Street, Bernville, PA 19506
610.488.6702

  • Contact Heidi, payasaha@yahoo.com
  • Tuesdays, 6:30 – 7:30 pm, class ends October 30

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 610.372.4721 extension 5322
  • Next class begins on October 1

Wisdom 31, Inc.  

www.Wisdom31.org

Grace Bible Fellowship/La Roca de Reading

1128 Hampden Boulevard, Reading PA 19604

610.373.5777

  • ESL and Citizenship Skills- small book fee
  • Mondays, 7:00-9:00 pm
  • Registration: September 4-21

Wisdom 31, Inc.  

First Presbyterian Church

37 South 5th Street, Reading PA 19602

610.373.5777

  • ESL-multiple levels
  • Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:00-11:00 am
  • Registration: September 4-21

GED Classes

Mother Veronica Resource Center

449 South 6th Street, Reading, PA 19602

484.516.2138

www.mvresource.org

Salvation Army, *C

301 South 5th Street, Reading, PA 19602       
610.373.5208

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
  • September 11-November 20

Transform Church

621 Centre Avenue, Reading, PA 19601

610.371.8386

gedtransform@gmail.com

 

*R:  Registration is required

*C:  Childcare provided

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