Announcing the new late winter/spring 2019 LC Chats schedule! LC Chats are available at no charge, and no requirement to register. Any adult English learner or non-native English speaker, at any level of English proficiency, can join this loosely structured conversation group with other adult ESL learners. The conversation is guided by an LCMC volunteer
To accommodate the demand for Saturday morning ESL classes, LCMC has added classes at East County Regional Services Center for the upcoming Winter/Spring 2019 session. The class will begin in mid-March. To register and take a placement test to get into a FREE adult English-as-a-second-language class at East County in Silver Spring, please go to
Each month, LCMC’s Executive Director, Gabe, shares recent developments at LCMC through his blog, Notes from the Bald Man. You can find previous months’ blog posts here. February 2019 In light Martin Luther King, Jr.’s recent birthday, I have been thinking a lot about a quote of his that I first heard in college regarding the purpose of education: “Education which
Due to inclement weather, tonight (1/29)’s registration and testing for our evening Winter ESL class at White Oak Community Recreation Center has been rescheduled for Tuesday, February 5th, at 5:30pm. This class will be held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:30-9pm and will last 12 weeks, beginning late February/early March. To take this class,
Every year, the ESL Legacy Scholarship provide college scholarship support to children whose parents studied English as a Second Language through classes or tutoring offered by the Literacy Council of Montgomery County. In providing financial support, the scholarship seeks to enable financially disadvantaged youth to pursue higher education. The award symbolically honors their parents for demonstrating
The LCMC office will be closed on Monday, January 14, 2019. Staff will have access to email. We will reopen on Tuesday, January 15th.
LCMC’s work was recognized on County Cable Montgomery and by the Montgomery County Council on December 20, 2018. See the feature below! You can support this vital work by making your tax-deductible donation today.
LCMC will be offering a range of ESL classes for adults at various sites throughout Montgomery County. Interested students must identify which class works best for their schedule, and attend its registration and testing date to take a placement assessment to determine what level of English instruction they need. Please see the below schedule, or
If you would like to take an ESL class beginning in December 2018 or January 2019, please fill out this form. We are in the process of finalizing our class locations and schedules, and will contact you directly as soon as we know when and where we will be holding classes and when you can
To make extra money, I used to tutor well-off young adults in Silicon Valley. I was trying to support my very expensive habit of working with under-served young men of color coming out of jail. So six days a week, I would spend my mornings working with young men who hated school and thought they