English as a Second Language (ESL)

English as a Second Language (ESL) classes are designed to teach a variety of language skills to non-native English speakers or English language learners. These classes help improve competency in reading, writing, and speaking the English language. ESL classes offered at Iowa Lakes will allow you to:

  • Improve reading, writing, speaking and comprehension of the English language
  • Improve math skills
  • Gain skills for the workforce
  • Acquire an understanding of the American system of government, individual freedom, and the responsibilities of citizenship

ESL instructors

Melissa Haukap
Director of Career & Community Programs
712-852-5206 | mhaukap@iowalakes.edu
Emmetsburg Campus
Connie Harrington
Adult Education & Literacy
515-295-8521 | charrington@iowalakes.edu
Algona Campus
Kerry Osgerby
AEL/ESL Instructor
712-580-8646 | kosgerby@iowalakes.edu
Spencer Campus