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Oakland Unified School District

ESL College & Career Readiness Pathways

English As A Second Language (ESL)

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In coordination with the Northern Alameda Consortium for Adult Education, we look forward to adding a College & Career Readiness Pathway Program to serve more adults in our community.

This new program will:

  • Provide adults (18+ years old) with the basic English, math, English as a Second Language and study skills to successfully transition to academic and career technical education studies in the community college, or to gainful employment

Students will:

  • Progress through a sequence of leveled classes
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  • Develop academic skills in the context of college and career readiness
  • Receive guidance and support in transitioning to the community college

Students in the English as a Second Language (ESL) courses will:

  • Improve speaking, listening, reading, writing and vocabulary development and grammar skills to successfully transition to community college courses, academic transition 

*CDE Course Titles: Special ESL, Beginning ESL, Intermediate ESL, ESL Multi-level, Advanced ESL, Basic English and Basic Mathematics

Interested In Registering?

For the enrollment process, all new students will need to complete a CASAS assessment at one of our walk-in registration events.

Registration for our English as a Second Language (ESL) program is now closed for the Spring 2024 semester

We will register new/returning students for the Fall 2024 semester this summer. See official dates/times/locations below!

We offer free ESL classes to parents with children actively attending grades TK-12 in the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD). Enrollment for our Family Literacy classes is open all year! Learn More

See all registration dates and times below!

Fall 2024-25
July 2024 Monday,
July 22nd
7/22/2024

10:00 AM -

Doors Close:
10:30 AM

Oakland Adult & Career Education Community Resource Center
(Formerly Parker Elm.)
7929 Ney Ave.
Oakland, CA 94605
Tuesday,
July 23rd
7/23/2024

6:00 PM -

Doors Close:
6:30 PM

La Escuelita Elementary School
(The Great Room)
1050 2nd Ave.
Oakland, CA 94606
Monday,
July 29th
7/29/2024

10:00 AM -

Doors Close:
10:30 AM

Oakland Adult & Career Education Community Resource Center
(Formerly Parker Elm.)
7929 Ney Ave.
Oakland, CA 94605
Tuesday,
July 30th
7/30/2024

6:00 PM -

Doors Close:
6:30 PM

La Escuelita Elementary School
(The Great Room)
1050 2nd Ave.
Oakland, CA 94606

 

Winter 2024-25
October 2024 Monday,
October 21st
10/21/2024

10:00 AM -

Doors Close:
10:30 AM

Oakland Adult & Career Education Community Resource Center
(Formerly Parker Elm.)
7929 Ney Ave.
Oakland, CA 94605
Tuesday,
October 22nd
10/22/2024

6:00 PM -

Doors Close:
6:30 PM

La Escuelita Elementary School
(The Great Room)
1050 2nd Ave.
Oakland, CA 94606
Wednesday,
October 23rd
10/23/2024

10:00 AM -

Doors Close:
10:30 AM

Oakland Adult & Career Education Community Resource Center
(Formerly Parker Elm.)
7929 Ney Ave.
Oakland, CA 94605

 

Spring 2024-25
February 2025 Monday,
February 10th
2/10/2025

10:00 AM -

Doors Close:
10:30 AM

Oakland Adult & Career Education Community Resource Center
(Formerly Parker Elm.)
7929 Ney Ave.
Oakland, CA 94605
Tuesday,
February 11th
2/11/2025

6:00 PM -

Doors Close:
6:30 PM

La Escuelita Elementary School
(The Great Room)
1050 2nd Ave.
Oakland, CA 94606
Wednesday,
February 12th
2/12/2025

10:00 AM -

Doors Close:
10:30 AM

Oakland Adult & Career Education Community Resource Center
(Formerly Parker Elm.)
7929 Ney Ave.
Oakland, CA 94605