Adult Education Catalog

GST BOCES Adult Education and Career Services serves adult students in the Southern Tier of New York State and the surrounding region. Whether you're interested in training for a new career, earning your high school diploma or looking for a new hobby, we have a course that will meet your needs. We also offer computer training and on-site, customized courses to meet the needs of local business and industry.

We have three convenient locations: the Bush Campus in Elmira, the Coopers Campus in Painted Post and the Wildwood Campus in Hornell.

Browse our course catalog, search the site for a course that meets your needs or call our toll-free number at 1-877-ADULTED.

Any prospective student is welcome to visit the institution prior to registering for any program.

Important Dates:

September 2018

   24 -Precision Machining (BSH-9600-F19) begins
   24 -Welding (BSH-6461-F19) begins

October 2018

   1 -Esthetics Program (BSH-9800-F19) begins
   1 -Excel-Level II (BSH-7014-F19) begins
   3 -Computer Aided Drafting & Design (BSH-9602-F19) begins
   15 -Dental Assisting (BSH-9100-F19) begins
   15 -Internet Basics (BSH-6882-F19) begins
   15 -Nurse Aide Training Program (BTH-5531-F19) begins
   16 -OSHA 10 Construction (BSH-7006-F19) begins
   23 -Rough Terrain Forklift Operations (BSH-7802-F19) begins
   25 -Flagger Training - Work Zone Flagger Training (BSH-9802-F19) begins

November 2018

   1 -Aerobic Fun in the Water (ODM-2804-W19) begins
   5 -Aerobic Fun in the Water (ODM-2803-W19) begins
   13 -Hair Removal (BSH-5650-F19) begins
   14 -Notary Public Preparation (BSH-6352-F19) begins
   15 -Nurse Aide Training Program (WEC-5531-F19) begins
   27 -Office Support Specialist (BSH-9550-F19) begins

December 2018

   3 -Nail Technology/Waxing Specialty (BSH-5651-F19) begins

January 2019

   7 -Industrial Technology (BSH-5703-W19) begins
   16 -Notary Public Preparation (BSH-6351-W19) begins

March 2019

   12 -HVAC: EPA Certification Exam (BSH-5915-P19) begins
   12 -HVAC: ICE Exam (BSH-5919-P19) begins


Community Partners:

Broome-Tioga Workforce

PA Career Link

Smart Option Student Loans

Tompkins County Workforce



WorkForce New York



Cameron Manufacturing

Hilliard Corporation

Howell Packaging

Horizon Solutions

Kennedy Valve

Progressive Machine & Design

Rockwell Automation

SMC Corporation of America

Wilkins RV Sales

WorkForce New York

Post secondary Brochure

Attention High School Students:

If you don't plan to attend college right after high school for any reason, GST BOCES Adult Education and Career Services can help. We offer reasonably-priced, short-term training programs that give you job-ready skills. In a few months, you can learn a marketable skill, get a job and start reaching your goals!

Reach your goals

GST BOCES Adult Education and Career Services offers specialized career training programs designed specifically to meet the needs of local employers. The following programs are just a few examples of career pathways you can begin after high school graduation:

  • Commercial Driver's License (Class A or B)
    Healthcare Career Pathway
    Nail Technology
    Office Support Specialist
    Practical Nursing
    Precision Machining

All trainings will include job readiness skills such as resume building, job search support and employment preparation.

Learn more

To learn more about these courses and our other career training options, please call 739-7905 and ask to speak with one of our vocational specialists. Get started today!

Click here for a copy of our Post Secondary program brochure.