Bad Weather Policy – Site Closings

If our classes are canceled or delayed due to bad weather, we will post an announcement on this blog – ESL Blogs Central.

Here are the general guidelines:

  • If Wake Tech Community College (WTCC) is closed, ESL classes will be cancelled at ALL locations.  
  • If Wake County Public Schools (WCPSS) are closed OR if they cancel afternoon/evening activities, ESL classes will be cancelled at our 2 public school locations : 
    • Athens Drive High School
    • Millbrook High School

A few of our community sites have other policies for bad weather. Click on the arrow next to the site to learn more:   

Garner United Methodist Church (GUMC)

Our bad weather policy for ESL classes at GUMC is based on the Wake County Public School System (WCPSS) policy:

If WCPSS is closed, GUMC is closed. (No classes)

If WCPSS is delayed for 1 hour, GUMC is delayed 1 hour.

If WCPSS is delayed 2 hours or more, GUMC is closed. (No classes)

Hispanic Family Center (HFC)

Our bad weather policy for ESL classes at HFC is based on the Wake County Public School System (WCPSS) policy: 

If Wake County Public Schools (WCPSS) are closed, HFC is closed. (No classes)

If Wake County Public Schools (WCPSS) are are delayed 2 hours, HFC is closed. (No classes)

White Plains Church (WPUM)

Our bad weather policy for ESL classes at WPUM is based on the Wake County Public School System (WCPSS) policy: 

If WCPSS is closed, WPUM is closed. (No classes)

If WCPSS is delayed for 1 hour, WPUM is delayed for 1 hour.

If WCPSS is delayed 2 hours, WPUM is closed. (No classes)

To find out about closings and delays for Wake County Public Schools, click on:    www.wcpss.net

To find out about closings and delays for Wake Tech, listen to the Wake Tech switchboard recording at (919) 866-5500  OR  read the announcement on the Wake Tech website: www.waketech.edu.


You can also receive alerts about bad weather situations (and other emergencies)  via email, text message or voicemail by signing up for Wake Tech Warn

The college also shares announcements with the media. To be sure that the information is correct, check weather closing announcements on two or more stations.

TV:     News14 Carolina (cable)      WLFL-TV 22, -TV 17      WRAZ-TV 50       WRAL-TV 5                  WRDC-TV 28      WTVD-TV11      WUVC-TV 40 (Spanish)

Radio:    WBBB 96.1FM      WDCG 105FM      WFXC 104.3FM      WNNL103.9FM      WPTF 680 AM       WQDR 94.7 FM      WQOK 97.5 FM      WRAL 101.5 FM      WRDU 106.5 FM      WRSN 93.9 FM      WTRG 100.7 FM      WWMY 102.9 FM      WYMY 101.1 FM (Spanish – “La Ley”)