BELS Program

Community ESL Program

The BCED Community ESL Program provides basic English skills development and literacy services for Maryland’s immigrant and refugee populations. Sponsored by grants from the state Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (DLLR) as well as the Maryland Office for Refugees and Asylees (MORA), these courses are offered free of charge to students who qualify. Interested students need to contact the ESL Student Counselor at the downtown Harbor location (710 E. Lombard St.) to schedule a testing and registration session to ensure they are placed at the appropriate level. 
Classes are offered throughout the year at the following on-campus and off-campus community sites:
  • Downtown Harbor (710 E. Lombard St.)
  • Reisterstown Plaza 
  • Education Based Latino Outreach (EBLO)
  • Esperanza Center
  • Hampstead Hill Academy
Please call 410-986-5430 for more information. Para más información favor de llamar 410-986-5430.

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