Expand your career opportunities today! Register now for classes at Nassau BOCES Adult Learning Center
GARDEN CITY, N.Y., August 13, 2019 — Long Islanders who are working to improve themselves and their current employment prospects will get a helping hand from Nassau BOCES this fall. The agency’s Adult Learning Center (ALC) will soon hold open enrollment for a variety of classes including English as a Second Language (ESL), Adult Basic Education (ABE) and High School Equivalency (HSE).
New this year are Pathway to Employment for English Language Learners (PEELL) classes, offering a better job outlook to students for whom English is a second language (ESL). PEELL classes combine English language education with hands-on job training, helping ESL students to get career-ready.
Registration for fall classes runs from August 23 through September 23. Prospective students must register in person at one of the locations listed below, at the specified dates and times. Students can enroll in PEELL classes at any registration location.
Aug. 26, 9 a.m. & 6 p.m. – Levittown, St. Bernard’s School
Aug. 27, 10 a.m. – Freeport Memorial Library
Aug. 28, 6 p.m. – Westbury, Joseph M. Barry Career & Technical Education Center
Aug. 29, 10 a.m. – Elmont Memorial Library
Sept. 11, 6 p.m. – Freeport J.W. Dodd Middle School
Sept. 16, 6 p.m. – Valley Stream Memorial Middle School
Sept. 23, 10 a.m. – Roslyn High School
New for 2019/2020: Day and evening ABE/HSE classes are held in Levittown!
Aug. 23, 9 a.m. – Levittown, St. Bernard’s School
Aug. 27, 6 p.m. – Levittown, St. Bernard’s School
Elmont Memorial Library
700 Hempstead Turnpike
Elmont, NY 11003
Freeport Memorial Library
144 West Merrick Road
Freeport, NY 11520
Freeport J.W. Dodd Middle School
25 Pine Street
Freeport, NY 11520
St. Bernard’s School
3100 Hempstead Turnpike
Levittown, NY 11756
Roslyn High School
475 Round Hill Road
Roslyn, NY 11577
Valley Stream Memorial Middle School
320 Fletcher Avenue
Valley Stream, NY 11580
Joseph M. Barry Career & Technical Education Center
1196 Prospect Avenue
Westbury, NY 11590
Prospective students should plan to be at registration for at least four hours. Photo ID is required for all students at all locations. Students must be at least 18 years of age and not enrolled in any local school district.
There is a nonrefundable registration fee of $100 payable by money order due at the first class. There are additional fees for textbooks and or computer software based on class assignment.
The Adult Learning Center serves more than 1,800 adult learners each year. For more information please call 516-622-5623 or visit www.nassauboces.org/adulted.
About Nassau BOCES
A vital regional resource, Nassau BOCES offers state-of-the-art programs for learners of all ages and abilities as well as cost-effective services for school districts and municipalities. We empower students to achieve their maximum potential in alternative, artistic, outdoor, special education, virtual, and career and technical environments. We offer adult education programs that are vital to improving the Long Island regional economy. In addition, our technology services form the backbone of many school districts’ infrastructures. As the county’s educational leader in implementing the state’s reform efforts, we are helping to shape the future of education. To learn more, visit www.nassauboces.org, like us on Facebook and follow us on Instagram.