ESOL ,Out-of-School Youth, & GED Classes


Spanish American Center
112 Spruce Street
Leominster, MA 01453
Contact: 978-534-3145. Ask to leave a message for Maria Pernerewski, English Instructor. (She will call you back with information about the class.)

Classes consist of: Written and oral exercises, conversation, information about services in the community, and helpful homework assignments. English classes made possible by a grant from the Greater Worcester Community Foundation. Come to the Center on Saturday morning from 9AM to 12PM to talk to Maria in person.

Mount Wachusett Community College Regional Adult Education Center
MWCC Leominster Campus
110 Erdman Way
Leominster, MA 01453
Contact: (978) 534-1563

Adults from various cultural backgrounds come together to learn to read, write, speak, and listen to the English language. Foreign speaking adults are placed in introductory, beginning, or intermediate classes to improve their communication, reading, and writing skills. The diverse population represents people of various ages. All instruction is in English.

All day and evening classes are free of charge thanks to funding by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, Employment Links, and the Robinson Broadhurst Foundation.

Literacy Volunteers of the Montachusett Area
610 Main Street
Fitchburg, MA 01420
Contact: Gennifer Dorgan at (978) 343-8184
Email: literacy26@aol.com

Literacy Volunteers of the Montachusett Area provides support for students with free, confidential, and individualized tutoring in basic reading and English for speakers of other languages. Informal assessment of students determines appropriate placement with a tutor. ESOL conversation groups practice conversational English.

Out-School Youth

Programs Offering Education Services for Out-of-School Youth Ages 16-24, 2006/2007


Mount Wachusett Community College - GED Test Center

MWCC - Gardner Campus
444 Green Street
Gardner, MA  01440
Contact: Dale M. Sanborn, GED Chief Examiner
(978) 630-9363 or d_sanborn@mwcc.mass.edu


Literacy Volunteers of the Montachusett Area
610 Main Street, Fitchburg, MA 01420
Contact: (978) 343-8184
Email: literacy26@aol.com

Literacy Volunteers provides one-on-one GED tutoring but does not administer test.  Students should make initial contact with the GED Test Center at Mount Wachusett before contacting Literacy Volunteers.                                                                  03/06

Free or Affordable Online GED Classes