Valley Regional Adult Education

English as a Second Language (ESL)

ESL Students


Read the VRAE Reopening Plan to learn about the Health and Safety Protocols and 
the in-person and online classroom instruction plan.

VRAE Reopening Plan

Call NOW to schedule your registration appointment.

English As A Second Language (ESL

English as a Second Language (ESL) class teaches non-English speakers to read, write, speak, and understand English. Our ESL programs target non-English speaking immigrants including workers who need better skills for job advancement and parents who want to take an active role in their children's education.

Classes are FREE to residents of Ansonia, Derby, Monroe, Seymour and Shelton.
A small fee is charged for non-residents.

Students must be aged 17 years and older and officially withdrawn from school.

Classes are held at Valley Regional Adult Education located in the Richard O. Belden Center, 54 Grove St., Shelton, CT

Day and Evening Classes are available.

2020 Fall Schedule
Day Classes: Monday - Friday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, starting Thursday, Septemer 3
Evening Classes: Tuesday & Thursdays 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM, starting Tuesday September 1


You must register by appointment before you can begin class. Call 203.924.6651 to schedule a registration appointment.

For more information call 203.924.6651 or Email us at

Valley Regional Adult Education
54 Grove Street
Shelton, CT 06484
(203) 924-6651

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