Adult Education

Adult Education

Sun, 07/01/2018 - 6:00am - Sun, 06/30/2019 - 11:00pm

Professional development for Adult Education Teachers & Learning Resources for Adult Education Students.

Adult Education Teachers

ACCES/Finger Lakes Regional Adult Education Network (RAEN) at WXXI:

For Teachers & Administrators: The RAEN provides research-based training & assistance to improve the quality of NY State Education Department funded adult education and workforce development programs.

Teachers: Learn More >

Adult Students

Want to Improve:

  • Your English Speaking Skills
  • Your Job Options
  • Reading and Math Skills
  • Get Your High School Equivalency

STEP 1: Sign-Up to Get Help from a FREE NY State Approved Adult Education Program: Choose From Our Partner Program List OR Locate FREE Programs by Clicking Your County on the NY State Map



STEP 2: Improve Your Skills:

 

Watch FREE Programs Online at FastForwardNY.org

See Program Descriptions

OR

Watch Programs On WXXI-TV PBS

Schedules For WXXI-TV 21.1 (Cable 11 or Cable 1221)
Choose Monday - Friday 5:00am-6:00am
See Program Descriptions

STEP 3: Take the High School Equivalency TASC Test (Replaces GED): Test Taker Information


Free test preparation programs and official Testing Centers are located throughout New York State. There is no fee to take the High School Equivalency TASC test in New York State.

 


Learn More About: TASC: Test Assessing Secondary Completion (replaces the GED) .

Adult Learning Resource Highlights

PBS LearningMedia NY

PBS LearningMedia NY Video Library: Search videos for help on topics


Descriptions of FastForwardNY.org and WXXI TV Series

FastForwardNY.org

Series Description: A collection of Adult Education Programs On-demand that are broadcast on NYS Public TV stations.

Watch online at FastForwardNY.org.

Workplace Essential Skills

Series Description: For adults who want to get — and keep — good jobs, this adult literacy series may be just the answer. Workplace Essential Skills teaches not just the skills but also the attitudes necessary to succeed at work. Reading, writing, math, communication, and problem solving are presented in workplace contexts. Learners see how to prepare résumés and applications and how to prepare themselves for interviews and for the workplace. Documentary and scripted footage shows what employers look for in new hires and how to fit in and thrive in a new job. This supplementary series for use by classroom, individuals or for integration into an existing program of study.

Crossroads Cafe

Series Description:The series offers programs that teach English to speakers of other languages by depicting the lives of six characters, their backgrounds, challenges and their daily struggles and strategies as ESL/ESOL learners.

TV 411:

Series Description: The series provides practical literacy and life skills focusing on parenting, money matters and health. Lively video lessons teach math and writing, reading comprehension, and include motivational interviews with popular personalities and adult learners.

On Common Ground:

Series Description: On Common Ground, from the producers of Crossroads Café, addresses key civic and government concepts for EL Civics and citizenship education, emphasizing the rights and responsibilities associated with citizenship.

Lifelines:

Series Description: Life Lines TV series tracks the lives of families from different backgrounds, allowing learners to share experiences of others who are stuggling with family literacy issues and making progress.

Madison Heights

Series Description: Madison Heights: the series depicts a K-8 School with an after –school program linking dramatic stories that portray families struggling to overcome adversity with courage, dignity and hope.

PBS LiteracyLink

Description: PBS LiteracyLink is a public broadcasting online initiative that links underserved and hard-to-reach adults and their teachers to exciting online learning tools. LiteracyLink's mission is to provide quality adult basic education that is exciting, relevant, accessible and flexible.

Adult Literacy Program Partners

Finger Lakes Community College - Adult Basic Education Office
3325 Marvin Sands Drive
Canandaigua, NY 14424
(585)-394-FLCC
(585)-785-1431 Adult Basic Education Office
http://flcc.edu/abe

Genesee Valley Educational Partnership- BOCES
Office of Adult Educational Services
Information on TASC/Literacy Program & Locations:

For Batavia Classes (585) 344-7704
8250 State Street Road, Batavia, NY 14020

For Mt. Morris Classes: (585) 658-7821
27 Lackawanna Avenue, Mt. Morris, NY 14510
gvboces.org/adulted.cfm

Greece Central School District
Greece Community Education- Adult Literacy
PO Box 300
North Greece, NY 14515
585-865-1010
https://www.greececsd.org/Page/512

Monroe #1 BOCES Adult Literacy
41 O'Connor Road,
Fairport 14450
585-383-2250
https://www.monroe.edu/Domain/34

Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES, Center for Workforce Development
High School Equivalency/ESL
Rochester Technology Park
160 Wallace Way Building 9
Rochester, NY 14624
(585) 349-9100
http://www.monroe2cwd.edu/literacy-education/

Rochester City School District
Office of Adult & Career Education Services (OACES)
30 Hart Street
Rochester, NY 14614
(585) IMPROVE (585-467-7683)
https://oaces.net/programs/adult-education/

Rush Henrietta School District
Adult Literacy ESOL Program
Good Shepard School
3288 E. Henrietta Rd.
West Henrietta, New York 14467
(585) 359-7918
www.rhnet.org/page/493

Wayne-Finger Lakes BOCES
Office of Technical, Career & Adult and Continuing Education
131 Drumlin Court
Newark, NY 14513
315-332-7317 or toll free at 1-800-527-1765
https://www.wflboces.org/adult-and-continuing-education/

 

Adult Basic Education Partners:

Literacy Volunteers of Rochester
1600 South Avenue
Rochester, N.Y. 14620
(585) 473-3030
https://www.literacyrochester.org

Literacy Genesee/Orleans
27 Batavia City Center
Batavia, NY 14020
Batavia  Programs       
585-343-0802 (Phone)   
Albion Programs               
585-589-2686 (Phone)
https://literacygeneseeorleans.weebly.com

Literacy Volunteers of Livingston County
Leicester Service Center
3 Mt. Morris-Leicester Road
Leicester, NY 14481
585-658-7970

Literacy Volunteers Ontario - Yates
208 S. Main Street
Canandaigua, NY 14424
Phone Canandaigua: (585) 396-1686 or 1-(888) 546-5862
&
117 E. Elm Street
Penn Yan, NY 14527
Phone: Penn Yan: (315) 536-6799
http://www.literacyvoc.org/

Literacy Volunteers of Seneca County
1 DiPronio Drive
Waterloo, NY 13165
315-539-1795
http://www.senecaliteracy.com/learn.php

Literacy Volunteers of Wayne County
12 Canal Street
Lyons, NY 14489
315-946-5333
http://www.lvwayne.org

 




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