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English as a Second Language (ESL)

The ESL Office is closed and all classes are meeting online because of Covid-19. 

If you have requested and are waiting for an attendance verification letter, it will be sent to the address we have on file.  If you have a new request for an attendance verification letter, please contact your case worker or agency. 

If you have questions, you may send them to eslsec@mdusd.org.

If you need help making an appointment, please call this number,
925-609-4518

ESL Classes at Loma Vista Adult Center

Fall Online Classes: Start September 8

Classes are Monday - Thursday mornings and afternoons & Tuesday - Thursday evenings. 
Times of these online classes can change because of Covid-19. 

You must schedule an appointment for registrationIf you need help making an appointment, call 925-609-4518.

English as a Second Language: Beginning-Advanced
Improve your English skills. Eight levels of ESL classes are taught by highly-qualified and trained instructors.

ESL for Early Childhood Education/Project Access
Study and Become a Preschool Teacher and Work With Children!
Prepare for a career and/or higher education in Early Childhood Education. Learn Early Childhood content and prepare to transition to the ECE program at Diablo Valley College. This class is offered in partnership with Diablo Valley College. The student must be at ESL Intermediate High level or higher.
Call (925) 685-7340, extension 6754 or lenahane@mdusd.org for information.

Introduction to Health Careers
Prepare for a career in the medical health field. In collaboration with the Adult Secondary Education Department, ESL students prepare to enroll in Health Career programs in the Career Technical Education Department.

Citizenship Preparation
A class for students learning how to apply for American citizenship. Schedule a registration appointment. 
If you need help making an appointment, call 925-609-4518.

Project Access
Become a Preschool Teacher and Work with Children
Learn Early Childhood Education content and prepare to transition to the ECE program at Diablo Valley College.

Distance Learning
Study English at home on your computer or phone! Work at your own pace and meet with an instructor online once a week to check your progress. Six different programs and learning levels available.

ESL/Family Literacy

Fall Classes: Start September 8, 2020

You must schedule an appointment to sign your child and yourself up for this program. If you need help making an appointment, call 925-609-4518.

Improve your English skills so you can help your children succeed in school! Parents learn English, and children learn school-readiness skills.

All School Readiness Classes will be offered online during the Fall semester. Children must be ages
3-5 years old.

Parents must be online in both the School Readiness Class with their child and the adult ESL class.

Children will be placed in an online School-Readiness class. Children will continue in-person at the Family Literacy Centers when schools reopen.

 Family Literacy Centers: Cambridge Elementary School

                                                Meadow Homes Elementary

                                                Loma Vista Adult Center

INFORMATION

Room: MU-21

Office Hours:  
Monday - Friday - 8:30-4:30

Phone: 925-685-7340 ext 6751

Email: eslsec@mdusd.org

TheEnglish as a Second Language ESL department teaches essential English skills for successful learning and living and provides a welcoming, safe, supportive, and engaging learning environment. All ESL teachers are credentialed instructors. Students learn English and improve communication skills in order to achieve personal, educational, and career goals. Students study in a welcoming, supportive and engaging learning environment.