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Free Reading/Literacy Classes* - Summer


Classes are for native and non-native speakers of English who wish to improve their reading, writing and math skills. Lead teachers direct trained tutors to help students develop these skills for personal or employment needs.
• Students must be at least 18 years old and not currently enrolled in high school.
• Literacy students may not enroll in a Bridges class.
• Students may take one free reading class per term and one ESL class, if needed.
• Classes may be canceled due to low enrollment.
Au Pairs
Per ICCB (Illinois Community College Board) regulations, au pairs are required to take post-secondary classes and cannot enroll in Oakton’s free Reading/Literacy classes (including Bridges). Au Pairs may, however, enroll in the college low-cost tuition classes.

For more information call 847.635.1426.

*Classes are funded by the Illinois Community College Board, the Office of the Secretary of State and the Illinois State Library. In compliance with Section 511 of Public Law 101-166 (the Stevens Amendment), approximately 37 percent of the adult education program is federally funded.

 

Bridges to Academic
Reading and Writing
Fall 2012 Drop-In
Computer Lab

 




FREE READING/LITERACY CLASSES

Evening Classes

Des Plaines Public Library
1501 Ellinwood, Des Plaines
Registration: Thursday, June 26, 6:15 pm
Class Meets: Tuesday and Thursday, 6:15-9:15 pm
First Class: Tuesday, July 1
Last day to register: Tuesday, July 8

Oakton Community College
7701 N. Lincoln Avenue, Room B110, Skokie
Registration: Monday, June 30, 6 pm
Class Meets: Monday and Wednesday, 6 - 9 pm
First Class: Wednesday, July 2
Last day to register: Wednesday, July 9


Daytime Classes


Des Plaines Public Library
1501 Ellinwood, Des Plaines
Registration: Monday, June 30, 9:15 am
Class Meets: Monday and Wednesday, 9:15 am -12:15 pm
First Class: Wednesday, July 2
Last day to register: Wednesday, July 9

Glenview Public Library
1930 Glenview Road, Glenview
Registration: Thursday, June 26, 9:15 am
Class Meets: Tuesday and Thursday, 9:15 am -12:15 pm
First Class: Tuesday, July 1
Last day to register: Tuesday, July 8

Oakton Community College
7701 N. Lincoln Avenue, Room B110, Skokie
Registration: Monday, June 30, 9:30 am
Class Meets: Monday and Wednesday, 9:30 am-12:30 pm
First Class: Wednesday, July 2
Last day to register: Wednesday, July 9

Skokie Public Library
5215 Oakton St., Skokie
Registration: Thursday, June 26, 9:15 am
Class Meets: Tuesday and Thursday, 9:15 am-12:15 pm
First Class: Tuesday, July 1
Last day to register: Tuesday, July 8

 

Saturday Classes

Skokie Public Library
5215 Oakton Street, Skokie
Registration: Saturday, August 9, 9 am
Class Meets: Saturday, 9 am-12 pm
First Class: Saturday, August 16


Bridges to Academic Reading and Writing

 

About the Program
Classes are for adults whose native language is not English and who speak at an intermediate level of English. Classes focus on developing reading and writing skills necessary to pursue GED or college classes.
• Bridges students may not enroll in a Reading class.
• Students may take one Bridges and/or ESL class.

Au Pairs
Per ICCB (Illinois Community College Board) regulations, au pairs are required to take post-secondary classes and cannot enroll in Oakton’s free Bridges classes. They may, however, enroll in the College’s low-cost tuition classes.

For more information call 847.635.1426.

 

Evening Classes


Oakton Community College (Reading)
7701 N. Lincoln Ave., Room A211, Skokie
Class Meets: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, 6:30 -9:30 pm
Registration and First Class: Wednesday, May 28, 6:30 pm
 


Daytime Classes


Oakton Community College (Reading)

7701 N. Lincoln Avenue, Room A211, Skokie
Registration: Thursday, June 26, 9:30 am
Class Meets: Tuesday and Thursday, 9:30 am-12:30 pm
First Class: Tuesday, July 1
Last day to register: Tuesday, July 8

Oakton Community College: Writing
7701 N. Lincoln Avenue, Room A211, Skokie
Registration: Monday, June 30, 9:30 am
Class Meets: Monday and Wednesday, 9:30 am-12:30 pm
First Class: Wednesday, July 2
Last day to register: Wednesday, July 9


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Drop-in Computer Lab


Open only to students enrolled in Oakton’s free ESL, Literacy, GED, and Bridges classes. Practice English or Math skills on the computer with the help of an instructor. Nine (9) seats available on a first come/first served basis.

Location: Oakton Community College, Room A210, Skokie Campus

Days and times: Monday/Wednesday, 9:30 am-2:30 pm; Tuesdays, 6:30-9 pm.

Availability Dates: Monday, July 2-August 21, 2014

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Summer registration opens March 26; Spring registration is ongoing.

Youth STEM Summer Programs
Registration opens March 26.

Online Flexible Registration System

Register using our online "Flexible Registration" system; with its shopping cart functionality. The online registration system serves as a convenient and seamless method for searching, registering, and paying for classes. Visit our How to Register page today and find out more about our flexible registration system.