Workforce Development and Community Education: Spring 2023

51 | COVID-19 vaccination requirements for in-person classes at Textbook Required TESOL CERTIFICATE PROGRAM This intensive, 12-week, non-credit program prepares you to teach ESL to adults , in-person or remote, in the U.S. or abroad. Practical classroom instruction integrated with observation and discussion of ELI classes allows for development of knowledge and teaching skills, which you apply and hone by practice teaching through the ELI's ESL classes which span a broad range of proficiency levels. Additional details at Form I-20 is available for TESOL students. IN-PERSON ELI-TESL 3001, 3002, and 3003, M/W/Th, Jan. 18-Apr. 17 (skip 3/13-16), 9:00 am-12:30 pm, $1989. REMOTE ELI-TESL 3001, 3002, and 3003, M/W/Th, Jan. 18-Apr. 17 (skip 3/13-16), 9:00 am-12:30 pm, $1989. CITIZENSHIP EXAM PREPARATION WORKSHOP Designed for students whose English is at least at a high-beginning level (ELI Level 3+). Learn about American history, government, and practice your English skills as you prepare for the civics and English portions of the US Citizenship Exam. ELI-ESL 1860-F, 6 Thurs. Mornings, Jan. 26-Mar. 2, 9:00 am-12:00 pm, GTW-110, FREE but you must pay $9.75 in fees. ELI-ESL 1860-D, 6 Thurs. Evenings, Jan. 26-Mar. 2, 6:30-9:30 pm, GTW-110, FREE but you must pay $9.75 in fees. *For course availability and schedules, call Eileen McKee, Welcome Center Director, at 914-606-5626. F-1 INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS F-1 students study 20+ hours per week: Students who have F-1 visa or status (have Form I-20) meet the full-time study requirement by enrolling in the Intensive English Program and Accent on Fluency (ESL 1210) See description and schedule on page 48. Note: in-person study is planned for Spring 2023; therefore, F-1 visa students can enter the USA to study. Please contact or 914-606-7744 and he will assist you with important F-1 information and a special application. Immigration Form I-20 (for F-1 student visa/status) is available to full-time ESL students enrolled in the Intensive English Program or the TESOL Certificate Program. HOW TO REGISTER FOR ESL COURSES WHEN? Registration for Spring 2023 ESL courses opens November 14, 2022. HOW DO I REGISTER? If you are ready to register for a course, use the Pre-Registration Form at After we receive it, we will call you to answer your questions, to help you select your course, and to make payment. Additional costs (Registration and FSA fee paid once per semester): $9.75 per semester ($4.75 FSA fee + $5 registration fee) If you prefer to call first: Call 914-606-6656. Mon-Th.: 9:00 am-8:00 pm; Fri: 9:00 am-4:30 pm; Sat. 8:30-4:00 pm. NY/Westchester County Residency: All ESL tuition rates in this section are NY resident rates. Residents have lived in New York for one year or more. Non-residents are welcome but pay a 166% non-resident surcharge in addition to the regular tuition. Call 914-606-6656 for information. [Note: These courses do not pay the non-resident surcharge: 3001, 3002, and 3003 (TESOL), 1210, 1420, 1524.] PLACEMENT TEST (to determine your English level): Testing is required if you are new to our program or did not take the ESL final test in Summer or Fall 2022. New students are placed by exam (registration required to take placement test). Placement test for remote classes is given online using Zoom. Placement tests will be done in-person for all Valhalla courses. Placement tests will be done online for courses at extension sites and online courses. Testing information, Zoom access information, and appointments are provided when you register. ESL courses in Spring 2023 are in-person and remote. Remote classes use Zoom, Google Classroom, and other technologies. SUNY Westchester Community College English Language Institute  914-606-6656  