Learn the basics of English in a friendly setting with certified instructors to guide you along the way.


English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
Portage County, Ohio

  • Learn basic English skills, study for your citizenship exam, or work on your resume for a job
  • Classes and materials free-of charge
  • Classes all year round
  • Classes in Kent 

Lake Brady United Methodist Church, 1995 Brady Lake Road, Kent, Ohio 44240 – Temporarily Closed
Kent United Church of Christ, 1400 East Main Street, Kent, Ohio 44240 – Temporarily Closed

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Classes available online
Face-to-face classes available at Opportunity Resource Center, 6590 Cleveland Road, Ravenna, Ohio 

FOR INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL/EMAIL:      (330) 235-0020  / gauntnerla@mwood.cc 


Laure Gauntner, ASPIRE Coordinator

Office Location:
Maplewood Career Center 

ESOL/ASPIRE Instructors:

Julia Bruce, Jen Case & Jennifer Lowers






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