Adult Basic Education

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    Programs, usually offered by community adult schools or as evening classes at local high schools, that provide instruction in fundamental learning skills for adults who have never attended school or have interrupted formal schooling and need to raise their level of education to increase their self-confidence and/or prepare for an occupation. Emphasis is placed on basic reading, language and mathematics to strengthen functional skills in communication, computation and personal-social interaction.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    ADULT BASIC EDUCATION PROGRAMOffers free courses in Adult Basic Education, ESL, GED, Computer Technology Education and Career Education.NassauADULT BASIC EDUCATION PROGRAMWESTBURY UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT
    ADULT EDUCATIONOffers Adult Basic Education, GED, English as a Second Language, and How to Become a U.S. Citizen. Additional courses offered may include, but are not limited to CPR infant and child, Standard First Aid, money management, Introduction to Computers, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Powerpoint, Defensive Driving, arts & crafts, Foreign Language, Spanish & Italian for Beginners and Spanish Intermediate, boating safety, and yoga. Call for additional information.SuffolkADULT EDUCATIONCOPIAGUE UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT
    ADULT EDUCATIONOffers free courses in Adult Basic Education, English as a Second Language (Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced). Also offers courses in Dance, Sports, Recreation, Foreign Language (Spanish), Introduction to Personal Computers, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Tai Chi, Arts & Crafts, and Money Management. Course offerings vary each semester. Call for the most current class listings.SuffolkADULT EDUCATIONHUNTINGTON UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT
    ADULT EDUCATIONOffers the following free of charge: Adult Basic Education, English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), and preparation for High School Equivalency (GED Program). Also offers courses, in Computer Instruction.NassauADULT EDUCATIONROOSEVELT UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT
    ADULT LEARNING CENTEROffers a variety of programs for adults who want to become more employable through improving their English language skills and basic education. The English as a Second Language program helps adults to listen, speak, read and write in English. The Adult Basic Education program helps students to improve their reading, writing and math skills. The High School Equivalency program, for adults who did not complete high school, helps students prepare for the New York State High School Equivalency Exam. All classes assist Adult Learning Center students to be prepared for college or career choices. Our staff works with all students to ensure that they are placed in the correct course for their particular needs. Classes are free (except for a required registration fee, book and software fee) to adults over 18 years of age. Classes are offered at various locations. For more detailed information and location sites visit Click on the translate button in the upper right hand corner to translate the website into your native language.NassauADULT LEARNING CENTERNASSAU BOCES ADULT CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION
    BASIC SKILLSOffers basic skills classes. Course offerings include: Foundations for College Success; A Grammar Refresher; Overcome Your Fear of Public Speaking; Study Skills; Time Management; Improving Your Writing Skills and Introduction to Math for Everyday life. Courses vary each semester and are located at various locations. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkBASIC SKILLSSUFFOLK COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND CONTINUING EDUCATION
    CAREER ASSESSMENT AND COACHING CENTEROffers a center where students can meet with a career coach. Nassau BOCES is dedicated to preparing students of all ages and abilities for work and lifelong continuous career development and learning. Whether individually or in groups, career assessment and coaching is an essential first step to a solid, realistic Career Plan. Students can schedule their free session with a Career Coach and take an Interest Inventory and review the results with a counselor. Some Career Exploration activities recommended by the Career Coach will have a fee. Call for more detailed information and an appointment. NassauCAREER ASSESSMENT AND COACHING CENTERNASSAU BOCES ADULT CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION
    CAREER CENTERProvides support services and literacy programs for adults at no cost to districts. Programs include adult basic education (ABE) for individuals who have limited reading and math skills; high school equivalency classes for those seeking a TASC Diploma (formally GED, now Test Assessing Secondary Completion); the GRASP/Home Study programs for those who prefer to study for their equivalency exams in the privacy of their own homes; the External Diploma Program (EDP) for those seeking a high school diploma through verifiable life skills; English as a Second Language (ESL) for those with limited English; Citizenship Education for those seeking permanent residency status. Services are offered at BOCES locations and over 25 community sites.SuffolkCAREER CENTERWESTERN SUFFOLK BOCES CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION
    CAREER SERVICESProvides career services to dislocated workers and economically disadvantaged Town of Hempstead residents facing barriers to employment. Services include: testing, computerized assessment,(including self-assessment), workshops, personal development seminars concerning job search techniques, resume preparation and the modern workplace, career counseling, basic education programs including basic skills rededication, ESL and GED preparation, institutional skills training and college certificate programs, skills development seminars for Introduction to Computers, Keyboarding, Microsoft Word, and Excel. Offers job development, job research assistance, and use of the Resource Room as well as work experience for economically disadvantaged youth. Call for more information. Additional site located in Long Beach.NassauCAREER SERVICESHEMPSTEADWORKS
    COMMUNITY AND CONTINUING EDUCATIONOffers free classes in Adult Basic Education (ABE), English as a Second Language (ESL) Citizenship Program, and High School Equivalency (HSE). Courses vary each semester. Additional classes are offered in Notary Public Training, computer literacy, SAT preparation, life planning for children with special needs, financial literacy, health and wellness, arts and crafts, physical fitness, adult, child and infant CPR, and driver safety instruction.Call for the most current course listing.SuffolkCOMMUNITY AND CONTINUING EDUCATIONMIDDLE COUNTRY CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
    CONSTRUCTION TRADES TRAINING PROGRAMOffers courses in construction trades/welding. Course offerings include: Welding Fundamentals and Qualifications; AWS Qualification Test Preparation; Blueprint Reading and Introduction to Welding Techniques. Important Information for Welding: Our certified welding inspector/welding educator through the AWS can prepare you for the following tests: Structural Steel and AWS 6G Pipe Qualification. These tests will prepare you for the New York City/New York State licensing. Further testing outside of Nassau BOCES Adult Career and Technical Education Training is required. Nassau BOCES is not an American Welding Society (AWS) accredited facility. Therefore, students will have to take their certification exams at an accredited facility. Call for more detailed information.NassauCONSTRUCTION TRADES/WELDINGNASSAU BOCES ADULT CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION
    CONTINUING EDUCATIONOffers free courses in: High School Equivalency (GED), English as a Second Language, Preparation for Citizenship and Adult Basic Education Pre-Equivalency. Also offers courses in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, Introduction to Word Processing, Microsoft Word, Music, Exercise, Dance, Foreign Language (French, Italian and Spanish), Arts, Crafts, Stitchery, Sign Language, Money Management, SAT Preparation, Cooking, Exercise, Retirement Counseling, and Recreation. Courses vary each semester. Call for the most current classes.SuffolkCONTINUING EDUCATIONBRENTWOOD UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT
    CONTINUING EDUCATIONOffers free courses in: High School Equivalency Adult Basic Education English as a Second Language Evening High School and the Career Resource Center. Also offers classes in: Defensive Driving Introduction to Computers Microsoft Word Money Management Sports Recreation Personal Development Dance SAT Preparation Arts/Crafts Trips. Classes vary. Call for more information.NassauCONTINUING EDUCATIONHICKSVILLE UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT
    CONTINUING EDUCATIONOffers free classes in: Adult Basic Education (ABE), High School Equivalency (HSE), English as a Second Language (ESL), and Literacy Counseling/Career Development Computer Assisted Instruction. Also offers courses in S.A.T. Preparation, Safe Driver Training (5 hour Pre-Licensing), CPR, Computers (Windows, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Cookery, Arts/Crafts, American Sign Language (ASL), Foreign Languages, Money Matters, Exercise/Fitness/Sports, Dance, and Boat Safety. Please call for schedule and brochure.SuffolkCONTINUING EDUCATIONLINDENHURST UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT
    ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGEOffers classes designed for non-native adults seeking to improve their abilities to speak, understand, read and write the English language. Classes are offered at the beginning, intermediate and advanced levels; Day and evening classes are available. Curriculum incorporates American History and Government and the steps needed to become a U.S. citizen. Call for more detailed information regarding all the programs offered and all of the locations offered.SuffolkENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGEEASTERN SUFFOLK BOCES ADULT EDUCATION
    ENGLISH FOR SPEAKERS OR OTHER LANGUAGES (ESOL)Offers English conversation circles where students meet once a week to practice and improve their English language skills.NassauENGLISH FOR SPEAKERS OF OTHER LANGUAGES (ESOL)E JOY COMMUNITY RESOURCE CENTER, INC.
    EQUIVALENT AID PROGRAMDelivers basic literacy courses to out-of-school youth between 18-21. Instruction is provided in reading, writing, mathematics and the development of English speaking, listening and writing skills. This program also provides for an assessment and support services program to help young adults plan for future employment. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkEQUIVALENT AID PROGRAMEASTERN SUFFOLK BOCES EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
    LEARNING CONNECTIONSeeks to strengthen English language skills for women 21 and older who speak languages other than English, build confidence in performing daily tasks, develop a cultural understanding among those who represent various nationalities, languages, and religions, assess and improve performances in math, reading, and writing skills, and assist participants in acquiring a GED in English and Spanish. Affiliated with the Sisters of St. Joseph of Brentwood, Brentwood Public Schools and Brentwood Public Library.SuffolkLEARNING CONNECTIONTHE CSJ LEARNING CONNECTION FOR ADULT EDUCATION, INC.
    PROGRAM FOR INCARCERATED ADULTSProvides an in-jail educational and counseling program for persons above the age of 21. Individuals will have the opportunity to enroll in an Adult Basic Education program leading to a High School Equivalency Diploma or an English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkPROGRAM FOR INCARCERATED ADULTSEASTERN SUFFOLK BOCES EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
    RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGYWestern Suffolk BOCES is in the process of seeking accreditation for its program in Radiologic Technology. This program will be approved by the Joint Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) and the New York State Department of Health. The educational program is 24 months in duration, and requires full time attendance between the hours of 8a- 4p, Monday through Friday. The program may require occasional weekend assignments and operates throughout the summer months. The program of study consists of two components: a formal didactic classroom component and a clinical practicum in hospitals and imaging centers. Clinical rotations will take place at Northwell's facilities, Brookhaven Memorial Hospital, the Northport VA Medical Center and imaging centers in Nassau and Suffolk counties - including Zwanger-Pesiri Radiology. All clinical sites will be fully approved by the JRCERT. The following are the minimum program entrance requirements: * Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent (GED/TASC). * Minimum of an Associate Degree conferred within 5 years of admission to Radiologic Technology Program. Completion of college prerequisite courses must be documented with a grade of C or better in College Algebra, Anatomy & Physiology I & II, English Composition, Psychology, and Basic Physics. * Satisfactory score on pre-entrance exam (50% or higher). Please note that meeting the above minimum requirements does not guarantee acceptance into the program, as there are limited seats (24) per year. Contact the School of Radiologic Technology's Program Director at (631) 261-3600 ext. 254 or email at for further information. There are additional costs: books, supplies, uniform, physical exam, CPR, liability insurance, travel conference, licensing and registration fees, application fee and pre-entrance test fee. Minimum age for admission is 18 years old. Those successfully completing this certificate program will be eligible to take the ARRT national certification examination and when passing that examination will be eligible to apply for New York State licensing as a licensed Radiologic Technologist. Applications are accepted beginning Fall 2018 for the class beginning July, 2019. Call for more information.SuffolkRADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGYWILSON TECHNOLOGICAL CENTER
    UGOTCLASS ONLINE CERTIFICATES AND COURSESOffers online classes. Eastern Suffolk BOCES is collaborating with UGotClass to offer online certificates and courses provided by the Learning Resources Network (LERN), the largest continuing education association in the world, serving more than 1,000 colleges, universities and schools. Sample course topics include: Business; Business Communication; Health; Human Resources; Leadership; LEED Green Workplace; Management; New Media Marketing; Professional Development; Social Media For Business; Technology Skills; Training & Education and Training For K12 Teachers. Visit: to register and to view a description.SuffolkUGOTCLASS ONLINE CERTIFICATES AND COURSESEASTERN SUFFOLK BOCES ADULT EDUCATION
    UNIVERSITY AU PAIR PROGRAMOffers concentrated weekend classes at LIU Post campus in New York. LIU Post is located in a peaceful and quiet setting and features beautiful green lawns, gardens, historic mansions and modern classroom buildings, yet it is less than one hour away from the excitement of New York City. LIU Post Au Pair Program is offered 15 weekends per year. Each course is three credits or 40 hours including all assignments. Classes run from Friday evening through Sunday afternoon. The fee for our courses is $285 including five meals. If you need lodging there is an additional $74 which includes Friday and Saturday night. The LIU Post Cultural Education Program offers many advantages: Opportunities to meet other students such as Au pairs, University students, International students, Nannies and Continuing Education students; All meals are located in the Winnick Residential Cafeteria with LIU Post students, which features a food court serving "all-you-care-to-eat" international and home-style cuisine; State-of-the-art learning facilities and computers; Lodging is located on campus in the dormitories. The South Residence Complex features an all-suite design, with up to eight students sharing living area, double bedrooms and a semi-private bath; Free shuttle bus from the Hicksville Train Station on Friday night and Sunday afternoon; provides each student almost everywhere on campus with free internet access. Call for more information about the University Au Pair Program at the C.W. Post Campus of Long Island University.NassauUNIVERSITY AU PAIR PROGRAMLIU POST

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