ESL Academy Locations
The ESL Academy partners with institutions to offer ESL courses on their sites and to provide students with the best and most convenient options to reach their goals. Classrooms comfortably accommodate 20 – 30 students and are equipped with computers, high-speed Internet access, and LCD projectors to facilitate a productive learning environment. Most of the ESL Academy’s partner institutions have campuses only minutes away from a variety of major recreational and food establishments, and are located in areas near public transportation and major highways.
BOSTON (ALLSTON) – COMPUTER SYSTEMS INSTITUTE CAMPUS
1105 Commonwealth Ave
Boston, MA 02215
The ESL Academy’s Allston courses are offered at Computer Systems Institute’s campus, located at Boston’s west suburb. The campus is within 15 yards of the Packard’s Corner Green Line station and is accessible by public transportation.
The Allston neighborhood (named after the American painter and poet Washington Allston) boasts one of Boston’s most diverse and active neighborhoods. Centrally located in the I-90 corridor, Allston is the hub of multiple immigrant communities, including Turkish, Chinese, Vietnamese, Eastern European, Middle Eastern, and Brazilian.
CHARLESTOWN – COMPUTER SYSTEMS INSTITUTE CAMPUS
529 Main Street
Charlestown, MA 02129
The ESL Academy’s Charlestown/Boston courses are offered at Computer Systems Institute’s campus, located on the second floor of the legendary Schrafft’s Center on Boston’s Sullivan Square. It’s only a 5-minute walk from the Sullivan Square train station, or students can take a shuttle bus from and to the train station.
Charlestown is a deeply historical area of Boston. Students can learn more about the history of the area and its importance to the nation by taking a tour of the Freedom Trail that runs from Boston Common to the USS Constitution. Other sites include the Bunker Hill Monument, Paul Revere’s house, and Warren Tavern.
WORCESTER – COMPUTER SYSTEMS INSTITUTE CAMPUS
10 Mechanic Street
Worcester, MA 01608
The ESL Academy’s Worcester courses are offered at Computer Systems Institute’s campus, located at the intersection of Main Street and Mechanic Street. The campus is within walking distance to many attractions, including Worcester Common and the Worcester Public Library.
Worcester, named after a city in England, has a long history and is now the 2nd largest city in the New England region after Boston. Important sights in the city include Quinsigamond State Park, the American Antiquarian Society, the Higgins Armory Museum, and the Worcester Art Museum (containing works from artists around the world, including Rembrandt, Matisse, Renoir, and El Greco).
SKOKIE – COMPUTER SYSTEMS INSTITUTE CAMPUS
8930 Gross Point Road
Skokie, IL 60077
Computer Systems Institute’s Skokie campus is located in Cook County in a suburb of Chicago. We are 1/4 mile west of the Edens Expressway (I-94) and approximately 200 yards north of the Skokie Swift (CTA Yellow Line), a major train and bus hub. Skokie is conveniently located only 16 miles north/northwest of downtown Chicago, making it very accessible for students who live outside the city to travel into the city.
Downtown Skokie (the Village Green) hosts many events throughout the summer, including restaurant discount days and farmers’ markets. Every May, a two-day Festival of Cultures is held in Oakton Park, featuring various activities, food, and entertainment from countries around the world. Students can also visit the Skokie Heritage Museum and find out about the area’s history and what life was like in the 19th century.
1500 Windhorst Way
Greenwood, IN 46143
IWU’s Greenwood Education and Conference Center is conveniently located at Exit 99 (Main Street) off of I-65. The center is 20 minutes south of Indianapolis and just two minutes from downtown Greenwood in Johnson County.
Conveniently located along I-65 just 12 miles south of downtown Indianapolis, the Greenwood Education and Conference Center houses 13 state-of-the-art classrooms, a full-service library, study rooms, a computer lab, and a beautiful bistro-style lounge. These facilities are enjoyed by students and faculty each week and are also available for use as conference space by area businesses and organizations.