English as a Second Language (ESL) Program

MCRC offers a variety of educational support, including in-person classes.  Students can attend classes several times a week in: English as a Second Language, Citizenship preparation, and learning support. All students are tested and carefully placed in level-appropriate classes. Schedules are adjusted whenever possible to best meet a student’s needs.  ALL classes are free of charge and funded by government or community-based grants.


ENGLISH is the key to your success! 

What will you learn 

   in our classes? 

  • Conversation 
  • Reading and writing skills 
  • Listening skills 
  • Vocabulary needed to gain and keep employment  
  • U.S. history 
  • American customs and culture 

We Offer: 

  • Placement testing and referral within our educational programs 
  • Multiple levels of ESL 
  • Citizenship preparation and support 
  • One-on-one or small group tutoring (when available) 


Program Contacts:  

Cathie Whitmire  




Katie Perry 



554 East 10th Street Erie, PA 16503



554 East 10th Street Erie, PA 16503 | Phone: 814.455.0212 | Email:  mcrc@mcrcerie.org

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