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:

January 2018

   2 -Aqua Aerobics (WAT-2801-W18) begins
   8 -Basic Computer Skills (BSH-6131-W18) begins
   8 -Nurse Aide/Home Health Aide Training (BSH-5541-W18) begins
   8 -Phlebotomy Technician Certification Preparation Program (CEC-5411-W18) begins
   10 -Notary Public Preparation (BSH-6351-W18) begins
   16 -Industrial Technology (BSH-5703-W18) begins
   22 -Accelerated Machinist Partnership (AMP) (BSH-9600-AMP) begins
   29 -Precision Machining (BSH-9600-W18) begins

February 2018

   5 -Aerobic Fun in the Water (ODM-2801-W18) begins
   5 -Dog Obedience I (BSH-4001-W18) begins
   5 -Dog Obedience II (BSH-4011-W18) begins
   5 -Excel-Level I (BSH-7012-W18) begins
   6 -Industrial Maintenance (BSH-9801-W18) begins
   8 -Aerobic Fun in the Water (ODM-2802-W18) begins
   8 -HVAC: EPA Certification Exam (BSH-5915-W18) begins
   8 -HVAC: ICE Exam (BSH-5919-W18) begins
   12 -60 hour CDL Program - Class A or B (CEC-9081-W18) begins
   12 -Excel-Level II (BSH-7014-W18) begins
   26 -Smart Phone 101 (BSH-7328W18A) begins
   27 -Adult Cosmetology Program (CEC-5640-F18) begins
   27 -Aqua Aerobics (WAT-2802-W18) begins

March 2018

   5 -Do-It-Yourself Computer Repair Class (BSH-0005-P18) begins
   5 -Nail Technology/Waxing Specialty (BSH-5651-P18) begins
   6 -Construction Equipment Operation with Industry Credentials: Forklift/Flagger/OSHA 10 (BSH-6283-P18) begins


Community Partners:

Broome-Tioga Workforce

HomeTown Careers

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

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

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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.