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! 


Register ONLINE Now!

To register for ELA Civics / ESL Classes, click on the register button below, complete the information form, and choose the orientation and registration date for 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 begins this week!

Slidell Area:  Thursday, January 16th at 12:30 PM

Hammond Area:  Wednesday, January 22nd. *Two sessions available*  Afternoon:12:30 PM  or  Evening:5:00 PM

Covington/St. Benedict Area:  Thursday, January 23rd at 6:00 PM

Hammond Campus Address
111 Pride Drive
Room# 427
Hammond, Louisiana 70401
Class Schedule:
Mondays & Wednesdays afternoons
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Monday & Wednesday evenings
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Slidell Service Center Address
61134 N. Military Hwy.
Slidell, Louisiana 70461
Class Schedule:
Tuesdays & Thursdays afternoons
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
St. Joseph Seminary College Site Address:
75376 River Road
Room # Borromeo 1
St. Benedict, Louisiana 70457
Class Schedule:
Tuesday & Thursday evenings
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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.