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

Beginning in August 2014, we will offer 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)
    Cosmetology
    Electricity
    Healthcare Career Pathway
    Industrial Manufacturing
    Practical Nursing
    Office Support Specialist
    Precision Machining
    Welding

All trainings will include job readiness skills such as résumé 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.

Become a Driver Education Instructor

Please note: You must be a NYS Certified K-12 Teacher
with a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Education.

Classes taught at the GST BOCES Coopers Campus in Painted Post by Adaptive Driving Services of Binghamton.

Course will be held one weekend a month in October, November and December 2014 and January 2015.

 

GST Traffic Safety Part 1 – Improving Classroom Instruction

TSE 550 (aka DE003) – (3 Graduate Credits )

This is part one of a two-part class. Lecture will be offered at GST BOCES, the host site, on Saturdays and Sundays beginning in the Fall 2014. This course will prepare teachers for classroom instruction, covering all topics relevant to the NYS Driver Education curriculum. It also will prepare teachers for the administration procedures required when offering the program in the high school setting.

Prerequisites: Secondary school teaching certificate, clean driving record (absent of serious violations) and high school administration approval. (This will be needed to comply with State Education approval.)

Email driversafety101@aol.com for more information.

GST Traffic Safety Part 2 – Improving Laboratory Instruction

TSE 570 (aka DE004) – (3 Graduate Credits )

Part 2/Traffic Safety 2 – Improving Lab will be offered in the Spring. Schedule to be decided by class participants. This course covers the information and hands-on experience necessary to teach the laboratory phase of the driver education program. Both Traffic Safety 1 and Traffic Safety 2 are required to qualify for provisional teaching approval.

Dates: October 25-26

November 8-9

December 6-7

January 10-11
Time: Saturdays 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Sundays 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Location:   GST BOCES Coopers Campus, Painted Post
Cost: $1,350 per course

 

Online Meetings:   Information and sign-on for the online portion of the course will be provided at the first class meeting.

For more information or to register, call or text
Jane Townsend at 607-722-4687 or
email driversafety101@aol.com

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.

Important Dates:

November 2014

   3 -Nurse Aide/Home Health Aide Training Program (BSH-5541S) begins
   3 -Yoga for Everyone (BSH-2624) begins
   4 -Aqua Aerobics (WAT-2802) begins
   4 -Basic Refrigeration I (BSH-6331) begins
   4 -Outlook (BSH-7961) begins
   5 -Notary Public Preparation (BSH-6352) begins
   6 -Word-Novice to Intermediate (BSH-7428) begins
   10 -Aerobic Fun in the Water (ODM-2803) begins
   12 -Do-It-Yourself Computer Repair Class (BSH-0005) begins
   13 -Aerobic Fun in the Water (ODM-2804) begins
   13 -Excel-Level II (BSH-7014) begins
   18 -Security Guard (CEC-7987) begins

December 2014

   1 -Phlebotomy Technician Certification Preparation Program (BSH5411F) begins

January 2015

   5 -Nurse Aide-Home Aide Training (BSH5541W15) begins
   5 -Nurse Aide/Home Health Aide Training (BSH5541W) begins
   6 -Refrigeration II (BSH-6341) begins
   16 -Security Guard (BSH-7988) begins

February 2015

   2 -Programmable Logic Controller (BSH-9604) begins
   24 -Commercial Refrigeration & Controls (BSH-5861) begins

 

Featured Class:

Word-Novice to Intermediate

BSH-7428 - Prerequisite-Proficient in Windows. Word is a program that will help you to create professional-quality documents. Learn to enhance text using Word's formatting tools such as Bold, Italics, Underline, and numerous font types and sizes. Create tables to organize your thoughts, columns for newsletters, and templates to ease your workload. Learn to automate tasks with macros, and work smarter by using mail merge. Note: The longer format of this class will allow you time to practice your newly-learned skills and ask questions about your particular needs in the program.
Instructor:  Greven
Day:Th
Date:11/6 & 11/20/14
Time:8:30-3:30
Cost:$120
Location:BSH/Bldg 8-Iroquois
Sessions/Hours:2/12

Community Partners:

Broome-Tioga Workforce

HomeTown Careers

PA Career Link

Smart Option Student Loans

Tompkins County Workforce

Trehab

VESID/ACCES

WorkForce New York

 

Sponsors:

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