The ESL Center for Language

and Academic Development (CLAD)

Meegan Rivera


CLAD (Center for Language and Academic Development) supports multi-lingual students as they build academic skills for completing classroom assignments in English, and connect to their community. At the center, ESL instructors coach credit and noncredit CCSF students to succeed in their ESL courses and beyond as students work to achieve their personal and academic goals. Through federal work-study (FWS), CLAD hires CLAD student workers and trains them for the work world.

CLAD offers:

  • Workshops led by ESL instructors
  • Tutoring by ESL instructors & Embedded Tutors
  • Academic advising
  • CLAD approved self-study computer programs for language learning
  • Host for Language Partners Program
  • Lounge
  • Study Areas
  • Public computers
  • WEPA printer (pay to print)

All services are drop in.


First Day Fall 2019: Monday, August 19, 2019

Last Day Fall 2019: Wednesday, December 11, 2019