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College Transition Programs

College Transition Programs offer individuals the instruction and support needed to enroll in college regardless of their previous education experience. Programs include Middle College, English as a Second Language, and High School Equivalency Program in Spanish.

Building D, Room 134

BPCC Middle College

BPCC Middle College is a program providing career specific training in area high demand/high wage occupations for citizens without a high school exit credential (diploma or Louisiana High School Equivalency.)

The Program consists of:

  • College and Career Success Courses
  • Louisiana High School Equivalency Prep Classes
  • High demand/high wage occupational classes

Students will enroll in a course of study: Business, Skilled Crafts/Trades, Healthcare or General Education. Courses will prepare students for both Louisiana High School Equivalency as well as a career pathway for college enrollment.

Enrollment is each Friday, with the exception of holidays, at 8:15 a.m. and the first Wednesday of each month at 5:30 p.m.

College Transition Programs

Sessions run every eight weeks, according to the following schedule:

August-October January- March
October-December March-May

Find more information go BPCC Middle College or call 318-678-6326.

English Language Services

This program provides instruction toward becoming more proficient in the English language so that students may be successful in the classroom, the workplace, and other social surroundings where English is used.

The ELS program at BPCC offers English classes for beginning, intermediate and advanced level students. The classes emphasize the language, culture, and study skills needed to be successful in the American college classroom and beyond.

For more information call 318-678-6104.


Shelli Ulrich

Justin Tison
Assistant Director

Amanda Reese
Program Assistant

Marissa Carpenter
Administrative Assistant II

CTP Instructional Staff

Mark Hux
English Language Services (ELS) Coordinator
English as a Second Language (ESL) Instructor

Maria Soto Torres
Spanish HiSET Coordinator

Kip Lyles
Adult Education Instructor

Jacqueline McMichael
Social Science Instructor

Linda Sandifer
Math Coordinator and Instructor

Gwendolyn Vaughn
Science Instructor

Rachel Wilson
Adult Education Instructor

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