Welcome to ELLCenter

Building Language, Building Community, Giving Hope

Our Mission

ELLCenter helps students from other countries achieve their personal and academic goals by providing meaningful and relevant online courses.

Our Story

Founded in 2009, ELLCenter was created to help international students enter American universities. Today, ELLCenter offers teacher-assisted, self-study and real-time courses designed to help students master reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills.  Based in Oregon, ELLCenter maintains a global classroom that reaches around the world. We work with students from Saudi Arabia, Japan, China, Russia, Germany, Netherlands, Iran, Mexico and Columbia.

Our Teacher

Richard P Carrigan holds a Masters of Science in Education from Shenandoah University. He has taught English as a Second Language in Asian as well as in the United States. Most recently, he retired from Oregon State University to pursue a life-long passion of helping students prepare for academic success.

“Thank you for fall semester! You are very great teacher! I was really encouraged by your words and attitude toward students. I finished all classes because of your encouragement! Thank you, Aiko”

I`m writing this quick note just to tell you that the videos which you have uploaded to youtube were very useful to me!! Thank you! Gracie

Richard P Carrigan

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