Rock Valley College
ESL students posing on campus with their instructors

ESL

The ESL (English as a Second Language) program can help you improve your listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Our classes range from providing basic language skills for beginners to helping advanced students prepare for higher education, further training, or a career. We offer classes several times during the year at numerous locations throughout the community.

Message from Tricia D. Wagner, ESL Director


Do you need to improve your English to help you get a job, improve your job, or access college and training programs?

The talented instructors in our ESL (English as a Second Language) program can help you improve your listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Our classes range from the literacy-level, providing basic language skills for beginning students, to the advanced level, assisting higher-level students prepare for higher education, further training, or a career. We offer classes several times during the year at numerous locations throughout the community.

 


Approximately 36.58% ($406,612) of total grant dollars to the Adult Education Program are provided through Federal funding. Rock Valley College provides, on an individualized basis, reasonable accommodations to students who have documented disabilities that may affect their ability to participate in class activities or meet class requirements.  Students with disabilities are encouraged to contact the Adult Education office, (815) 921-2000, to discuss their needs for accommodations. Rock Valley College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, disability, age, sex, marital status or sexual orientation.