Adult Education and Business Services
provide a comprehensive array of
courses and programs that each year
help 4,000 adult learners expand their
employment opportunities and
their English language and academic skills.
- Adult Career and Technical
- The Practical Nursing Program prepares students for the New York State
- Professional and Continuing Education
are a great way to learn something new, gain a new skill or get additional training.
- ESOL classes help adult students learn to
speak, listen, read, write and understand English.
(Test Assessing Secondary Completion)
students prep for the new high school equivalency exam.
- Programs for young adults,
including the Work Readiness Assistance Program and
Youth Connections, help students develop skills they need to move on to
employment, vocational education and training or higher education.
- Business/Industry Training
programs provide employers with customized, results-oriented
training delivered by knowledgeable instructors with relevant
- The Vocational Assessment Program provides comprehensive
career planning, diagnostic
vocational evaluations and screening to people interested in
starting or changing careers, enrolling in an educational or job
training program, or determining vocational aptitudes and interests.
GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of
Veterans Affairs (VA).
tuition payment plan is available for all students, as well as limited scholarships for adults who qualify. For more information, call an Adult Education
No- or low-cost courses
No- or low-cost courses are offered for adults who are at least 21 years old
and who do not have an U.S. high school diploma. Instruction is
- Academic Basic Skills to improve reading, writing, and math
- Examination Preparation for TASC Diploma
- English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
Adult Education & Business Services programs are located at the
BOCES Educational Resource Center (BERC) in Nyack, with additional
programs in Spring Valley, Haverstraw, Suffern and West Nyack.