In-person English Language Learning (ELL)

Refugee arrivals participate in ELL at Adult Learning Centers.  Enrollment is coordinated through Community Connector services, within the first 10 days of arrival. Please visit the below locations, to enroll in classes, or learn about their education and training opportunities:


Fargo Adult Learning Center
Fargo Public Schools
1305 9th Avenue South
Fargo, ND 58103
Phone: (701) 446-2806

Bismarck Adult Learning Center
1200 College Drive
Bismarck ND 58501
Phone: (701) 323-4530

Grand Forks Adult Learning Center
Grand Forks Public Schools
Stanford Centre
500 Stanford Road
Grand Forks ND 58203-2799
Phone: (701) 795-2777

Minot Adult Learning Center
1609 4th Avenue NW
Minot, ND 58703
Phone: (701) 857-4488

Dickinson Adult Learning Center
Dickinson Public Schools
402 4th Street West
Dickinson ND 58601
Phone: (701) 456-0008

Williston Adult Learning Center
Disability Support Services/Williston State College
1410 University Avenue
Williston ND 58801
Phone: (701) 774-4221

Devils Lake Adult Learning Center
Lake Region State College
1801 College Drive North
Devils Lake ND 58301-1598
Phone: (701) 662-1536 or (800) 443-1313 X 21568

Jamestown Adult Learning Center
James Valley Career & Technical Center
910 12th Ave NE
Jamestown ND 58401-6513
Phone: (701) 845-0256

Valley City Adult Learning Center
Sheyenne Valley Area Career & Technology Center
801 Valley Ave SE
Valley City ND 58072-0030
Phone: (701) 845-0256


Virtual English Language Learning (ELL)

North Dakota partners with EnGen, a virtual English Language Learning platform with a focus on building language skills for the workforce.

Aimee Geurts at the Bismarck Adult Learning center serves as the statewide EnGen Lead. She coordinates the onboarding and enrollment of rural arrivals into classes and monitors their progress. For more information on EnGen programming, please visit EnGen - Language upskilling platform (