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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

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 registration

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
Prepare for a career and/or higher education in Early Childhood Education! 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 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. 

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

ESL/Family Literacy

Fall Classes: Start September 8, 2020

You must schedule an appointment to sign your child and yourself up for this program.

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.

Family Literacy Center at Cambridge Elementary School

Family Literacy Center at Meadow Homes Elementary

Family Literacy Class at Loma Vista Adult Center


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.