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Charles W. Gilchrist Center for Cultural Diversity

 


 

 

Programs & Services

The Gilchrist Center for Cultural Diversity offers a variety of programs and services to Montgomery County's Community.  For more information, please see below or call 240-777-4940.

Spring 2015 Programs Flyers

 

Mark Your Calendar for Spring Class Registration Sessions!

Spring 2015 Program Registration Dates (Classes begin in late April)

 

Mid-County Regional Services Center, Wheaton   

Basic Computers I & II

**Classes held at various days and times in English or Spanish. Please review the flyer for detailed information**               

Registration for weekday classes: Wednesday, April 15

 - 1 pm for weekday daytime classes

 - 5 pm for weekday evening classes

Registration for Saturday classes: Saturday, April 18 at 10 am

 

English as a Second Language - ESL (Beginning & Intermediate levels)

**Classes held on Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6-8 pm**           

Registration: Thursday, April 16, 4 pm

 

Job Search Workshop   

Email judithheron@gmail.com to register!

Reguirements:  Must have high intermediate/advanced level of English; be familiar with MS Word, internet/email; and have access to a computer.

Class meets on Wednesdays, 1:30am-3:30pm

 

Wheaton Library

Saturday English (Beginning level)          

Registration: Saturday, April 11, 10 am

 

Up-County Regional Services Center, Germantown 

English as a Second Language- ESL (Level 3)

**Classes held on Thursdays, 6:00-8:00 pm**   

Registration: Thursday, April 23, 5 pm

 

Gaithersburg Library

Saturday English (Intermediate level)   

Registration: Saturday, April 18, 10 am

 

Basic Computers I & II

**Classes held at various days and times in English or Spanish. Please review the flyer for detailed information**               

 

East County Regional Services Center      

English as a Second Language - ESL

**Classes held on Fridays, 6-8 pm & Saturdays, 10 am-12 noon**            

Call (240)777-8406 to register

 

Basic Computers I & II

**Classes held on Mondays & Tuesdays, 6-8 pm**

Call (240)777-8406 to register

 

 

 

Updated: March 27, 2015

 

 

Students in English Class

The Center's programming includes:

New Americans Welcome Area (NAWA) that focuses on the needs of new immigrants and newcomers to the County. Programs include English as Second Language Classes, Citizenship and Civic Classes, Basic Legal Assistance and informational seminars on a variety of themes. It also includes an extensive Information and Referral System.

Cultural Programs which includes, but is not be limited to education programs concentrating on culture, cultural competency, diversity and inter-culture relations, as well as social events and special events.

Volunteering: Cultural Ambassador Program a volunteer program that assists the Center in reaching its goal of serving the immigrant and minority populations in the County. Professionals, retirees, students and all community members are welcome.

Please call 240-777-4940 for more information on programs and activities.