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    REGISTRATION for fall classes will be August 16-24 by appointment at McDowell School.

    Please contact Catherine Crotty to make an appointment to register.

    ESL Classes begin August 28, 2023

    We offer Beginner and Intermediate English classes, plus some Conversation and ESL Computer classes in person

    If you need online or Advanced classes, please contact Santa Rosa Junior College (SRJC). 

    Daytime ESL classes meet Monday to Thursday (4 mornings), 8:45-11:45 am.

    Evening ESL classes meet Tuesdays and Thursdays (2 evenings), 6:00-9:00 pm.

    Classesparking and child care are FREE. You can purchase books for $20 if you wish.

    Citizenship Preparation

    Citizenship Preparation will begin August 30 and finish November 29, 2023. 

    The class is on Wednesday evenings, 6:30-8:30 pm, at McDowell School. Free parking and free child care are available.

    This class is designed for people who can speak, read and write in English and are ready to apply for naturalization. To apply, you need to have your green card for at least 5 years (or a minimum of 3 years if you are married to a U.S. citizen).

    Please note, to do the Citizenship interview in your native language, you must:

    -Be 50-54 years old and have had a green card for 20 years or more, OR 

    -Be 55 or older and have had a green card for 15 years or more.

    If you meet these requirements and want to take a class in Spanish, please contact Catholic Charities of Santa Rosa at 707.308.4769.