ELA Civics

(ESL - English as a Second Language)

Thank you for your interest in the Northshore Technical Community College's ELA Civics program!  We are excited to help you improve your English, learn about Civics & Citizenship, and enhance your career goals! 

For questions regarding ELA Civics / ESL Classes, click on the interested in ELA Civics button below, complete the information form, and choose the location where you would like to attend classes.  If you have any questions, please contact us at esl@northshorecollege.edu or call at (985) 796-2018.    

Orientation & Registration (Cancelled, future date TBD) !

Hammond Area:  Wednesday, March 18th, 2020. *Two sessions available*  Afternoon:12:30 PM  or  Evening:5:00 PM (Cancelled, future date TBD)

Slidell Area:  Thursday, March 19th, 2020, at 12:30 PM (Cancelled, future date TBD)

Covington/St. Benedict Area:  Tuesday, March 17th, 2020, at 6:00 PM(Cancelled, future date TBD)

"Following the guidance of recent COVID-19 advisories provided by federal, state, and local healthcare organizations, Northshore Technical Community College's ELA Civics program is canceling orientation and registration scheduled for Tuesday, March 17th, Wednesday, March 18th and Thursday, March 19th. As of this time, it has not been rescheduled. Please monitor our college website and the NTCC Workreadyu Adult Education Facebook page for updates."



Hammond Campus Address
111 Pride Drive
Room# 427
Hammond, Louisiana 70401
Slidell Service Center Address
61134 N. Military Hwy.
Slidell, Louisiana 70461
St. Joseph Seminary College Site Address:
75376 River Road
Room # Borromeo 1
St. Benedict, Louisiana 70457

New Student Information: Frequently asked questions:

All ESL/ELA/EL Civics Classes are FREE to attend!

Personal information to complete the registration form (name, telephone number, address, etc.) and Photo ID.

Yes! Students are allowed to have someone accompany them (that they feel comfortable with) to assist in filling out personal information on the registration form. However, guests are NOT allowed to assist the student with tests. The Instructor will help ALL new students complete forms. No children allowed.

Please refer to the schedules listed above for each location's class days and times.

16 year olds and older (16+)

YES!!! The classes are specifically for students that do not speak English as their native language!

YES!!! The classes are for non-native English speakers at ALL LEVELS ("Advanced", "Intermediate", & "Low" levels). Testing will determine what level English you are classified as in our class.