English as a Second Language Program: English for School, Work and Community!

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Welcome to Santa Fe Community College (SFCC) English as a Second Language (ESL) Program!  We are glad you’re here! The ESL Program provides opportunities to non-native English speakers to develop skills improve success at home, at work, and in the community.

The ESL Program Offers:

  • 6 levels of English from Beginner to Advanced
  • Reading & Writing, Speaking & Listening, Grammar, Vocabulary, and Pronunciation
  • English for work, school, and functioning in the community.
  • Classes online, at SFCC Main Campus, and at Desert Sage Academy.

Office Hours:

  • Monday-Thursday 8:30am-5:00pm
  • Closed Friday

How to Enroll in Our Classes:

  • Must be over 16 years of age and not a student in a K-12 school
  • Must be a resident of New Mexico

There are two ways to register for classes.

  • On SFCC Campus & Desert Sage Academy
    • Attend an orientation at the SFCC campus.
    • Pay $25 registration fee
    • Take the placement test
  • Online (Not available for summer)
    • Click on the link to complete the registration form.
    • Someone will call you to schedule an orientation appointment
    • Pay $25 registration fee
    • Take the placement test

For more information on SFCC’s Covid-19 Vaccination Requirement, please visit the official information page.

Class schedules and Locations

Fall Term: August 29-November 18, 2022

Our Program

Mission

To provide non-native English speakers with opportunities to develop English language skills and cultural competency necessary to improving their success at home, at work, and in the community.

We offer general English instruction as well as English Language skills practice for Career and Academic Pathways.

This is a Non-credit Adult Education program and does not issue I-20 documents for international students.

We are a non-profit organization. Consider making a donation to support learning activities, scholarships, and resources.

Contact Us

  • Phone: (505) 428-1329
  • Email: april.smith1@sfcc.edu
  • Office Location:  SFCC Main Campus, East Wing, Adult Education Department

Our Team

SFCC’s ESL Program has highly-qualified and experienced instructors teaching each class.  They work hard to help you manage your learning experience.

We also have program leadership that wants to help each student succeed in achieving their English Learning Goals.


Dafyd Rawlings
ESL Program Manager
505.428.1444
dafyd.rawlings@sfcc.edu


April Smith
ESL Program Coordinator
505.428.1329
april.smith1@sfcc.edu


Jeff Hornstein
ESL Program Specialist
505.428.1838
jeff.hornstein@sfcc.edu