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Free Program Helps Improve English Skills

Submitted by on May 31, 2016 – 1:47 pm

ELLA free program titled The Bridge to College and Careers program designed to help English language learners succeed in college will be offered through Northern Essex Community College’s Center for Adult Education Programs and Preparation.

This intensive two-semester program was developed to improve English reading, writing, and math skills to help individuals boost their placement test scores. This program is designed to help develop college and career and readiness skills for entry into a college degree or certificate program.

Individuals interested in exploring careers in instructional technology, health care, or business and are motivated and committed to work additional hours of work outside of class may qualify for the Bridge program.

A placement test is required upon registration. Registration days are held Wednesday, June 22; Wednesday, July 20; and Wednesday, August 3, from 5 to 7 p.m. and on Wednesday, June 8, and Wednesday, August 17, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at NECC’s Riverwalk Campus, 360 Merrimack Street, Building 9, Entrance K, Room 309.

Classes are held Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information contact Marsha Parinussa Flynn, coordinator at 978-659-1279 or Sheila Corsaro, academic advisor at 978-659-1282.

This program is funded through the Richard and Susan Smith Family Foundation grant.