1.  Program Description    
  2.  Registration  
  3.  ELA Class Schedules  

Program Description

ELA (English Language Acquisition) classes are for non-native students who need to learn to speak, read, or write English. 


All ELA students must attend a free Orientation and Assessment session before enrolling in a class. In an Orientation and Assessment session, students receive important information about ELA classes and take a reading placement test.  If you have questions, please call (828) 726-2230 (Caldwell) or (828) 297-5253 (Watauga).

Caldwell Campus Classes

For classes on the Caldwell Campus, Orientation and Assessment is held each week, Tuesdays from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
For registration information, please contact Melissa Darling at (828)726-2246.

Watauga Campus Classes

At Watauga CCR - Adult Education, the Orientation and Assessment sessions are held on Wednesday at 9:15 am.

For registration information, please contact the Watauga College and Career Readiness Department at (828) 297-5253.

Special Note about Minors

Minors 16 – 17 years of age must have a completed Minor Permission Form prior to enrolling in any CCR-Adult Education program, assessment activity, or class.   Students can either pickup the Minor Permission Form in person at the College and Career Department or call (828) 726-2230 and have the form mailed.  Instructions for completing the form are attached to it, but if there are questions, please call (828) 726-2230.  Someone will be glad to help you.

For the current class schedule:
  • Call 828-726-2230 (Caldwell Campus)

  • Call 828-297-5253 (Watauga Campus)

For more information about ELA classes, please contact Melissa Darling at (828) 726-2246.
Please note: CCC&TI's campuses are located in Western North Carolina.