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Our Director:

Andrew K. Rockett
Regional Supervisor

Rockville High School
70 Loveland Hill Rd
Vernon, CT 06066

Fax: 860-870-6455


Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to register for English as a Second Language (ESL) classes?

No, you DO NOT need to register in advance or attend an orientation. Just Registration is done at the first class, and students must bring their picture I.D. (e.g., passport, license, state or federal I.D.) to the first class.  Click here for schedule.

Is there a cost for ESL classes?

ESL classes are free to students who live in towns listed below, otherwise, there is a tuition

 Ashford, Bolton, Colchester, Coventry, East Windsor, Ellington, Glastonbury,
Griswold, Mansfield, South Windsor, Tolland, Vernon, Wethersfield, Willington

Where do ESL classes meet?

ESL classes meet in each of the above towns that are underlined.

What is the schedule for classes?

Click here for the class schedules and for directions to the site.

How long is the semester and how many hours per week?

ESL classes are offered for 13 weeks with 6 hours of instruction per week, in the fall and also in the spring. A short summer ESL course is offered only in Rockville.

Is there any age requirement for taking our ESL classes?

Participants must be 17 years of age or older to take our ESL classes.

Do you offer other classes for students who want to study English?

Click here for Special Program Opportunities. While our general ESL classes do not require advance registration, our Special Programs do. Please see the contact information for each of the Special Programs.

Which websites would you suggest if I want to improve my English language proficiency?

Click here for sites of interest.


What if I have more questions?

For additional information, please contact Dr. Claudia Nunn (Regional Facilitator) at (860) 870-6060 ext. 14 or toll-free at (866) 564-2368 ext 139. You can reach her by email at:


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