Whether you want to take the high school equivalency exam or get trained or re-trained for a new career, there are a variety of opportunities for adult learners. Below are four program options for adults considering building their skills for the purposes of employment.
1. Employment Training for Adults (ETA)
A variety of afternoon, evening, and night classes are offered 3-4 times throughout the year to help students obtain the skills necessary for careers in the Skilled Trades. Classes include welding, commercial driving, computer skills, machining, and a variety of healthcare disciplines (apart from LPN, which is treated separately).
Commitment level: anywhere from one session to 16 sessions
Classes are held at the F. Donald Myers Education Center in Saratoga Springs and the Southern Adirondack Education Center in Hudson Falls. Click here for more information.
2. Daytime Career and Technical Education (CTE) Programs for Adults
Adult students may enroll in Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs on a space-available basis. Adult students learn alongside high school students and may choose to attend morning or afternoon sessions. Full day options may be available. All programs follow the school calendar.
Commitment level: 9-months full-time or 18-months part-time
Depending on the program you choose (and availability), you will learn at either the F. Donald Myers Education Center in Saratoga Springs or the Southern Adirondack Education Center in Hudson Falls.
Adults may enroll in September (semester I).
To see the daytime CTE programs that accept adult students and learn about the admissions process, please click here.
Please click here for full details.
Adult Literacy (TASC/GED)
While WSWHE BOCES does not offer financial aid, there are several potential funding resources for continued education. Your eligibility may differ depending on the program or training you are interested in. Please click here for more information.