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:

June 2018

   18 -60 hour CDL Program - Class A or B (CEC-9081-U19) begins

July 2018

   2 -Internet Basics for Seniors (BSH-6882-U19) begins
   11 -Notary Public Preparation (BSH-6351-U19) begins
   16 -Accelerated Machinist Partnership (AMP) (BSH-9600-AMP) begins
   16 -Intro to Windows / Computers for Seniors (BSH-7321-U19) begins

August 2018

   6 -Nurse Aide/Home Health Aide Training (BSH-5541-U19) begins
   13 -Construction Equipment Operation (BSH-6281-U19) begins
   27 -Dental Assisting (BSH-9100-U19) begins

September 2018

   4 -Industrial Maintenance (BSH-9801-F19) begins
   10 -Esthetics Program (BSH-9800-F19) begins
   11 -Dog Obedience II (BSH-4011-F19) begins
   11 -Italian Conversation & Grammar (EHS-3131-F19) begins
   13 -Office Support Specialist (BSH-9550-F19) begins
   13 -Spanish I (BSH-3000-F19) begins
   24 -Nail Technology/Waxing Specialty (BSH-5651-F19) begins
   24 -Precision Machining (BSH-9600-F19) begins

October 2018

   3 -Computer Aided Drafting & Design (BSH-9602-F19) begins

November 2018

   13 -Hair Removal (BSH-5650-F19) begins

April 2021



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.