Thank you for your interest in Adult Education programs at Southern Westchester BOCES. The Center for Adult and Community Services provides an array of Workforce Development Training programs that include  Healthcare, Technology and Trades.  All courses require a minimum of 6 students enrolled to run!

We want all students to achieve success. It is recommended for successful completion that students enrolling in courses have a minimum grade level of 8 in math and reading (equivalent to grade 8 in school). Some programs require a high school diploma to complete certification exams. Funding sources are available through our workforce partners at https://adulted.swboces.org/community_partners.  We also offer preparation for the High School Equivalency exam and English as a Second Language. Call us at 914-937-3829, or contact us via our website at https://adulted.swboces.org/contact_us.


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    Saturday Welding Class starts on April 10!

    ARC Welding 1 class starting soon. This class fills fast, reserve your space by registering now!

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  • Healthcare Academy offers adult students flexible career opportunities

    The SWBOCES Center for Adult & Community Services offers a range of healthcare career training opportunities in-person through its Healthcare Academy. Register today for Pharmacy Technician, Nursing Assistant, Medical Administrative Assistant, Phlebotomy and EKG Technician and Clinical Medical Assistant programs, among others. Learn all you need to know, including how to register, at http://adulted.swboces.org/healthcare.

    For even greater flexibility, see our online-only offerings  at https://swboces.edu2.com/category/458/healthcare.

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  • Earn your High School Equivalency Diploma or Improve your English Language Skills at SWBOCES!

    New session starting soon. Classes are held during the day, the evening and on Saturdays. Call us now for more information at 914.592.0849 or email us adulted@swboces.org

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  • SWBOCES 'ambassador' praised for support, guidance of youth

    Surprising no one who knows him, Security Aide Mike Jones has formally commended  for his "outstanding support and guidance" offered to the young people served by the Westchester Development Academy for Youth.

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  • SWBOCES Students Pursue Their American Dream with Invention that Helps Teach Kids Math

    Read about how two students in SWBOCES's  ESL, HSE and Citizenship programs used the time they had at home during the initial COVID-19 shutdown to develop the Bigop Learn and Play double-sided dry erase board. The math learning tool they invented for elementary students is a piece of their own American dream.  

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  • Check out the ACS Jobs Board

    We have launched the the ACS Job Search web page as a clearinghouse of potential opportunities.  Please review the jobs there for any that might interest you.  Each listing will contain relevant contact information for the employer.

    Due to COVID-19, we are receiving many urgent requests to fill essential worker positions.  Please check this site frequently for updates and also visit Westchester-Putnam Career Center Network.

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Reopening Guidance

We are pleased that we can reopen for in person instruction. As a public school entity, SWBOCES is required to adhere to all current guidance issued by the NYS Education Department (NYSED) and the NYS Department of Health in regards to the pandemic.

  • We require that all staff/instructors and students wear appropriate facial coverings (mouth and nose) while in SWBOCES owned or operated sites.
  • Social distancing of 6’ is recommended at all times when safety is not at the core of the activity.
  • All classrooms and lab/shop spaces will not exceed maximum occupancy as identified by NYSED guidelines.
  • Shared spaces, such as vending machines, student lounges etc. will be closed until further notice.
  • Students must review the Guidance Document
  • Students must complete a health self-check screening each time before entering an SWBOCES owned or operated site. Attached is the required form. If possible, please print and bring with you to class, completed and signed. Paper copies will be available upon entry to your program.
  • There may be program specific details shared in regards to your classroom or shop shared by instructors during class.
  • Any students not willing to follow the required guidance will not be able to participate in programs at SWBOCES Center for Adult and Community Services.