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    Auto Body Classes starting on May 10!

    Classes are held M/W from 6-9PM

    Auto Body 1:   5/10/21 – 6/14/21;  Auto Body 2: 6/28/21-8/02/21;  Auto Body 3: 8/16/21-9/20/21 

    Click here to register today!


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    Welcome to Adult & Community Services!

    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  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

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    Adult Education 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 New York State Education Department (NYSED) and the New York State 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 feet 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 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.
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  • Summer Auto Service Tech course to include ASE certification exam

    The Automotive Service Technician course offered in the Summer 2021 session will include the Automotive Service Excellence certification exam. Classes run July 7 through Aug. 17. Register today!

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  • A note about our Adult Literacy programs

    In an effort to ensure the health and safety of our learners during the current COVID-19 pandemic, we are offering both in-person and remote (virtual) learning opportunities. The following programs will be offered in 2021:

    - English (English as a Second Language -ESL)
    - TASC in English (High School Equivalency Preparation) 
    - TASC in Spanish (High School Equivalency Preparation) 
    - Citizenship preparation
    - ServSafe Certificate program
    - Computers (IC3 Certificate program)

    Academic support and technology options are available to students in all programs. To register for classes online or by phone, please click on the appropriate “Quick Link.” For more information relating to a specific program, please call the corresponding contact number. 


    Adult Education programs provide a comprehensive array of courses and classes that each year help more than 3,500 adult learners expand their employment opportunities and improve their English and academic skills. Each year more that 100 students obtain their High school Equivalency diploma and over 110 students become American Citizens.

    Our certificate programs Serv-Safe and IC3-computers Literacy offer exciting opportunities matched to industry standards and local job market demands.

    High School Equivalency Preparation

    It’s never too late to graduate! TASC (Test Assessing Secondary Completion) classes help students prepare for the  High School Equivalency Exam. 

    Register now! For information, please call 914-937-3829 OR 914-637-1936.

    Center for Adult & Community Services
  • From medical school to welding, woman finds dream job in trades

    TV personality Mike Rowe recently interviewed a young woman whose success as a welder may change your thinking about a career in the trades.

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  • JOB FAIR!!! Join our Partners at Westchester Community Opportunity Program (WestCOP)

    Mid-Winter Job Fair for Residents of Westchester, Putnam and Rockland Counties is next week, March 10! Sign up 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

    For even greater flexibility, see our online-only offerings  at

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