|Adult/Continuing Education||The adult education classes are free for all adults ages 21 and over and SCSD students beyond mandated attendance age. Washington Irving’s classes follow the school district calendar and offer a 6-week summer program. GED and ESL classes are also available.||Schenectady||WASHINGTON IRVING - ADULT AND CONTINUING EDUCATION CENTER||SCHENECTADY SCHOOL DISTRICT|
|Education||The BOCES Adult Education program provides classes and home study options for adult students wanting to improve their literacy skills and/or prepare for the GED exam.
||Washington||ADULT EDUCATION PROGRAM||WASHINGTON-SARATOGA-WARREN-HAMILTON-ESSEX BOARD OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES (BOCES)|
|Education Services||Questar III offers GED classes and home study (GRASP-Giving Rural Adults a Study Program) for those wishing to earn a GED. For those interested in earning an actual high school diploma, the National External Diploma Program (NEDP) is available. Classes in Adult Basic Education (ABE) and English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) are also offered. In addition, Questar III offers youth programs.||Rensselaer||ADULT EDUCATION (GED AND ENGLISH LANGUAGE INSTRUCTION)||QUESTAR III BOCES|
|Education Services||Serving 176 adults from a nine county region. Provide continuing education in GED and Pre-GED education, vocational skills, life skills, social skills and recreational education.||Schenectady||ADULT EDUCATION PROGRAMS||WILDWOOD PROGRAMS|
|Education Services||The Alternative Learning Center, formerly the Adult Learning Center, provides a variety of programs that run from September through June and otherwise follow the City School District of Albany's school calendar vacation days.
Alternative Learning Center programs include: Middle School Alternative Program (MsAP), Tutorial Opportunities for Students (TOPS), High School Transition Program, and Student GED program.
||Albany||ALTERNATIVE LEARNING CENTER||CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT OF ALBANY |
|Education Services||Instruction is provided to prepare students to take the GED exam.
||Schenectady||GED INSTRUCTION/SEX TRADE WORKERS/AT RISK YOUTH||SAFE INC OF SCHENECTADY |
|Education Services||The Outreach Center’s GED preparatory tutoring is designed for adults who have a strong desire to take and pass the GED test. A team of volunteer tutors works weekly with students focusing on developing the skills needed to pass the exam. The Outreach Center provides the tutors and some materials, all you need is enthusiasm.||Warren||GED TUTORING||ADIRONDACK COMMUNITY OUTREACH CENTER|
|Education Services||Through a partnership between COI and the Hudson City School District and collaborations with other local education and community-based programs, the Hudson Family Literacy Program offers literacy services to district families. This program supports and guides adult and adolescent learners as they meet their educational and vocational goals. It also helps to develop the home as a learning environment for everyone in the family. Services for children include an early childhood classroom experience, an after school program, monthly Family Night and summer activities. This program is available to residents of the Hudson City School District. Adult and adolescent learners participate in English Language classes, High School Equivalency Programs, and Vocational Training. Hudson Family Literacy offers both home and center based services. Income eligibility guidelines must be met. Parent and community volunteers are welcome. Volunteers currently assist with childcare, tutoring, and special events.
||Columbia||HUDSON FAMILY LITERACY PROGRAM||COLUMBIA OPPORTUNITIES|
|Education Services||Provides supportive education services for adults with mental illness, to achieve educational goals.||Clinton||LEARNING UNLIMITED||BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES NORTH (BHSN)|
|Education Services||Instruction is provided to prepare students in shelter to take the GED exam.||Warren||TUTORING/GED PREPARATION||WAIT HOUSE|
|Education/Training Services||Since January 2014, the high school equivalency exam in New York State is called the TASC, the Test Assessing Secondary Completion. EOC’s academic program provides instruction to prepare individuals to pass the TASC. Students receive instruction in English, mathematics, social studies, science, study skills, and test-taking techniques. Students also are provided with the opportunity to use computer-based programs and activities to help them prepare for the exam. ||Rensselaer||HSE PREPARATION||CAPITAL DISTRICT EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY CENTER|
|Food/Clothing/Furniture Distribution Services||Regular GED classes are held every Tuesday at 5:00 PM||Rensselaer||ST. JOHN’S/ST. ANN’S OUTREACH CENTER – GED PROGRAM||CATHOLIC CHARITIES TRI-COUNTY SERVICES|
|GED Instruction||The Gloversville Public Library has GED classes offered through Hamilton, Fulton and Montgomery BOCES at the library. Call Alternative Education-Adult Services at (518) 736-4340 for information. Note 1: Small fees for copying in black and white. Some interlibrary loans are fee-based depending on request. Note 2: Most services no charge. Open to the general public. Some service may be limited to
residents in Fulton, Montgomery, Schenectady, or Schoharie Counties. Overdue fines are accrued if materials are lost or not returned on time.||Broome||GED CLASSES||GLOVERSVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY|
|Youth Enrichment Services||Programs for young adults aged 18-24 of all skill/education levels providing GED instruction (if needed), training in green construction, EMT/Nursing Assistant, advanced weatherization, other career tracks.||Schenectady||CAREER DEVELOPMENT SERVICES||NORTHEAST PARENT AND CHILD SOCIETY |