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.

Students complete Accelerated Machinist Partnership Program

Five adult students recently graduated from the Accelerated Machinist Partnership (AMP) Program at GST BOCES. Graduates were Jacob Hostrander, Avram Liebson, David Houghton, Stanley Jerzak (not pictured) and Andrew Stermer.

AMP was developed by GST BOCES Adult Education and Career Services, CSS Workforce NY and WDI (Workforce Development Institute) at the request of local employers. The program offers an enhanced machining program to adult students in the area that includes 440 hours of classroom instruction at GST BOCES and 280 hours of hands-on experience at local businesses.

For more information on this course, please call 739-4296 or click this link.


Eleven graduate from Adult Cosmetology program

On January 23, 11 students graduated from GST BOCES Adult Cosmetology program. Graduates were Alisia Edwards, Tanner Green, Emalie Harris, Michaela Hyatt, Taylor Nicholas, Destiny Young, Ellen Jones, Stacey Magaw, Denise Coots, Jennifer Manno and Sarah Jordan. Congratulations to these graduates, who completed an intensive 1,000 hour program that prepared them to take the NYS licensing exam.


Important Dates:

May 2019

   28 -Excel-Level II (BSH-7014P19A) begins

June 2019

   10 -Esthetics Program (BSH-9800-P19) begins
   18 -HVAC: EPA Certification Exam (BSH-5915-P19) begins
   18 -HVAC: ICE Exam (BSH-5919-P19) begins

July 2019

   8 -Nurse Aide Training Program (WEC-5531-U20) begins
   17 -Notary Public Preparation (BSH-6351-U20) begins
   17 -Phlebotomy Technician Certification Preparation Program (WEC-5411) begins

August 2019

   19 -Nurse Aide Training Program (BSH-5531-U20) begins

September 2019

   18 -Notary Public Preparation (BSH-6351-F20) begins