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English as a Second Language (ESL)

If you need help, please call this number,

ESL Classes at Loma Vista Adult Center

Fall Class Start Early September - Continue to check this page for updates, schedules, and appointments.

Distance Learning
Limited Space is available in Self-Paced Distance Learning
Basic computer skills are necessary.
Self-Paced Distance Learning Appointment
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.

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 
Offered in partnership with Diablo Valley College

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. The student must be at ESL Intermediate High level or higher.
Call (925) 685-7340, extension 6754 or 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. 


ESL/Family Literacy

Fall Classes: Mornings and Afternoons, M-TH

You must 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 ages 3-5 learn school-readiness skills.

Parents must enroll and attend an adult ESL class when their child is in the School Readiness Class.

 Family Literacy Centers: Cambridge Elementary School

                                                Meadow Homes Elementary

                                                Loma Vista Adult Center

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


Room: MU-21

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

Phone: 925-685-7340 ext. 6751


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.