• Capital Region BOCES
    • Whether you’re interested in launching a new career or learning English as a second language, the Adult Education program at the Capital Region Career & Technical School is tailored to meet your occupational and educational needs. Programs range from certified welder and heating, ventilation and air conditioning training to English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL). Capital Region BOCES is even available to provide training for local employers and organizations and develop grant-funded courses. Capital Region BOCES website
  • Clinton Valley Educational Services
    • “Providing the education you need to reach the goals you desire!”:  Adult High School Equivalency/Literacy Classes,
      Adult High School Equivalency, National Work Readiness Credential CVES website
  • Franklin, Essex, Hamilton BOCES
    • This program is commonly referred to as the Adult High School Equivalency Program and is designed to improve the educational and employment opportunities of adults in the Franklin-Essex-Hamilton BOCES catchment area. A variety of adult programming is offered throughout the area including Malone, Saranac Lake, Tupper Lake and the Akwesasne Mohawk Reserve. Program options consist of morning, afternoon or evening sessions. In addition, opportunities to participate in distance learning (home study) are available for those students who are unable to attend traditional programming. FEH BOCES website
  • Hamilton, Fulton, Montgomery BOCES
    • Adult Literacy services, including skill development and High School Equivalency preparation classes are available in Amsterdam and Gloversvillle. English as a Second Language classes are available in Amsterdam. HFM BOCES website
  • Jefferson-Lewis BOCES
    • The mission of the Office of Adult and Continuing Education is to promote lifelong learning whereby affordable education opportunities exist for the adult learner to advance their economic and social mobility. The focus of our programming is to enable everyone from the individual seeking a career change, a high school diploma or a new hobby to be able to fulfill his or her aspiration. Jefferson/Lewis BOCES website
  • Questar III Rensselaer, Columbia, Greene BOCES
    • Questar III’s Adult Education and Workforce Development is designed to provide learning opportunities that tap into the potential of the students we serve and then link them with meaningful employment that recognizes the skills, talents, and abilities they have developed. Available programs include Adult Literacy, HSE preparation and testing, English as a New Language (ENL): Formally ESL, Community Education and other training programs. Questar website
  • St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES
    • To collectively create and maintain an environment which will assist and encourage people to develop the knowledge, skills and values needed to realize their maximum potential in employment and in academic and personal development so as to have satisfying lives, to be contributing members of society, and to be life-long learners. St Lawrence-Lewis BOCES website
  • Schenectady City School District- Washington Irving Center
    • Washington Irving Educational Center is located in the heart of Schenectady’s Hamilton Hill neighborhood and has been serving the adult population of Schenectady county for over 50 years. In addition to offering career readiness and vocational training programs, Washington Irving serves over 1,000 adult students (over 21) and 250 youth students (under 21) who are pursuing a New York State High School Equivalency Diploma by taking the TASC test (Test Assessing Secondary Completion – formerly GED), each year. SCSD Washington Irving Campus webpage
  • Washington, Saratoga, Warren, Hamilton, Essex BOCES 
    • The Washington-Saratoga-Warren-Hamilton-Essex (WSWHE) Board of Cooperative Education serves 31 school districts in a five-county region. Whether you want to take the high school equivalency or get trained or re-trained for a new career, there are a variety of opportunities for adult learners.
  • Literacy Volunteers of Clinton, Essex and Franklin Counties
    • Empowering adults through reading, writing, math, computer and English language literacy!
  • Literacy New York Fulton, Montgomery & Schoharie Counties

    • Literacy New York – Fulton, Montgomery, and Schoharie Counties provides confidential instruction by trained staff and volunteers. Our free educational services include: basic literacy instruction in reading and writing; math; ELL (English Language Learners) tutoring; and preparation for the GED exam.
  • Literacy Volunteers of Rensselaer County
    • Our Mission
      We teach people to read, write and speak English.
      We empower our students to be advocates for themselves.
      We educate the larger community about literacy issues.
  • Literacy of Northern NY Jefferson and Lewis Counties
    • Literacy of Northern New York trains volunteers to work one-to-one with adults in Jefferson and Lewis Counties who need help with reading, writing, math or English as a second language. We also do small group instruction for ESL in Watertown and at Fort Drum. Our offices are located in Watertown and Lowville.
    • Located in the Pine Hills neighborhood of Albany, NY, RISSE is a family-based center supporting newcomers in building sustainable lives in the U.S. Our mission is to equip refugees and recent immigrants to build sustainable, independent lives by offering language and literacy instruction, as well as support with life skills and integration into U.S. culture and community.