English as a Second Language

Adult Education Program – ESL

CMC offers two levels of instruction for ESL learners: Basic and Intermediate classes.

All persons 18 years of age and older, regardless of their educational background, are welcome to participate.  Classes are offered at Yucca Valley Elementary School and Palm Vista Elementary School.

Getting Started/How to Apply

Be assured your information is confidential.

  1. Click here to Apply Online! 
  2. Click on Create My Account. You will need an email address to do this.
  3. Once you have created an account continue to application.
  4. Once the application is completed, please select the current semester year.
  5. Please understand that it will take 24 hours to process.
  6. Start your Classes!

If you need assistance with applying online, please call ACCE East or West or stop by any of the locations below.

ACCE West (Yucca Valley)

  • 8am – 1pm / Monday through Friday
  • 57725 Twentynine Palms Highway, Ste. 210, Yucca Valley
  • 442-241-5534

ACCE East (Twentynine Palms)

  • 2pm – 7pm / Monday through Friday
  • 72770 Hatch Road, Twentynine Palms Highway, Twentynine Palms
  • 760-367-1492

Copper Mountain College Campus 

  • 1pm – 5pm / Monday through Friday
  • 6162 Rotary Way, Joshua Tree in the Tutoring & Academic Support Center across from the Bell Center
  • 760-366-3791

Adult Education Program Staff

Elle Weatherup – Interim Adult Education Program Coordinator –

Nerza Becerril – Adult Education Program Assistant –

ESL Class Locations & Times:

Yucca Valley Elementary School

  • 7601 Hopi Trail, Yucca Valley
  • Monday and Wednesday, 4pm – 5:30pm

Palm Vista Elementary

  • 74350 Baseline Rd., Twentynine Palms
  • Tuesday and Thursday, 4pm – 5:30pm


ESL Class Photo