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English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESL)

  • Free classes to improve speaking, listening, reading, and writing of English
  • For people whose first language is not English
  • For people who are 16 or older and not enrolled in school
  • Contact your local program for details
  • Select from the list below
City/Town Program Contact Telephone/E-mail Web site
(if available)
Concord Second Start Jim Snodgrass
Marianne Philbrick

(603) 228-1341
Concord Ascentria (Lutheran Social Services) Amy Marchildon (603) 224-8111
Derry Derry Center for Adult Studies Barrie-jane Corey (603) 432-1245
Dover & Rochester Dover Adult Learning Center of Strafford County Deanna Strand (603) 742-1030
Exeter Exeter Adult Education Leslie Haslam (603) 775-8457
Keene Keene Community Education Jan Barry (603) 357-9041
Laconia Laconia Adult Education Chris Ennis (603) 524-5712
Manchester English for New Americans
Southern NH Services
Barbara DelloRusso

(603) 361-2649
Manchester International Institute of New Hampshire Vanessa Rashid (603) 647-1500
Manchester Holy Cross Family Learning Center Janet Valeri

(603) 622-9250
Nashua Adult Learning Center Carol Baldwin
Lauren Osowski
(603) 882-9080
Portsmouth RCA-Portsmouth Adult Basic Education Kristie Conrad (603) 422-8233
Salem Salem School for Continuing Education Katherine Costa (603) 893-7074

New Hampshire Department of Education
101 Pleasant Street | Concord, NH | 03301-3494
Telephone: (603) 271-3494 | TDD Access: Relay NH 711