Thank you for your interest in the Adult Education Program at Southern Westchester BOCES. The Center for Adult and Community Services provides an array of programs including a Health Care Academy, HSE/TASC Prep, Technology and Trades, to name a few. Moreover, funding sources are available through our workforce partners at https://adulted.swboces.org/community_partners. For all other inquiries, call us at 914-937-3829 or visit our website at https://adulted.swboces.org/contact_us.


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    Read the SWBOCES reopening plans

    Find the Southern Westchester BOCES Reopening, Remote Learning, Contact Tracing and Testing plans  at http://www.swboces.org/reopening.

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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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  • We salute the Practical Nursing Class of 2020!

    We offer this video tribute to the graduating class of 2020 of the Southern Westchester BOCES Practical Nursing Program. We wish you every success and know you'll go far in your nursing careers!

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    Registration for all summer classes are cancelled until further notice!  Please check the website regularly for updates.

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  • Congratulations to our Adult Literacy Center Class of 2020!

    The mission of our Center for Adult & Community Services is to give our students a bridge to new opportunities and achievements. They are new citizens, speakers of English as a new language, and High School Equivalency recipients. They gain employment skills in workforce certification programs. They reach new heights for themselves and for their families and their communities. And everyone of them makes us proud. Congratulations, Class of 2020!

    View their graduation video here.

    News Feed - Center for Adult and Community Services

    The Center for Adult and Community Services has launched a new Online Healthcare Academy.  This flexible option allows students to optimize their time and savings as they pursue a national certification in their program of choice.  To learn more about earning a National Certification, please go to the menu bar.   For more information about the healthcare program, including costs, mentoring and externships, click on the link https://swboces.edu2.com/category/458/healthcare.  

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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 are requiring 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.