Career Readiness ESL Schedule

Colorado's FREE English School for Refugees

Career Readiness English as a Second Language (CRESL also known as Colorado Refugee ESL) is an intensive English program designed to help refugees advance their language skills so they may obtain employment.  The program serves a range of levels from low-literacy level to advanced.  

All individuals with refugee or asylum status can attend CRESL classes for free for up to 5 years.  Students can start any Monday.  Scholarships are available to advance to pre-academic English classes or to career and technical college programs.

Registration & Testing Hours

Students: Bring I-94 card with you to registration. If you have a CARES form, please bring it, too. 

or

Case managers: Email CARES forms to CRESL@EmilyGriffith.edu

  • 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday
  • 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Thursday & Friday

See below for a list of day and evening classes.

Interested in Transitions Classes? Click here.

English classes are free for Refugees

CRESL is sponsored by the Colorado Refugee Services Program and funded through the Office of Refugee Resettlement.
 

Daytime CRESL Classes

Class Days Time Teacher
Literacy      
Literacy Monday-Friday 09:00 - 11:00am Hosp
Level 1      
Multi Skills 1 Monday-Friday 09:00 - 11:00am Pinckney
Reading/Writing 1,2 Monday-Friday 12:00 - 01:00pm Satterfield
Level 2      
Multi Skills 2 Monday-Friday 09:00 - 11:00am Isaacs
Ready/Writing 1,2 Monday-Friday 12:00 - 01:00pm Satterfield
Level 3      
Multi Skills 3 Monday-Friday 09:00 - 11:00am Krygowski
Reading/Writing 3,4 Monday-Friday 12:00 - 01:00pm Krygowski
Level 4      
Multi Skills 4 Monday-Friday 09:00 - 11:00am Allred
Reading/Writing 3,4 Monday-Friday 12:00 - 01:00pm Krygowski

 Evening CRESL Classes

Class Days Time Teacher
Multi-skills Literacy Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 06:00 - 08:00pm Kilmer
Multi-skills Level 1,2 Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 06:00 - 08:00pm Golestani
Multi-skills Level 3,4 Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 06:00 - 08:00pm Hoetzle