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)
Healthcare Career Pathway
Office Support Specialist
All trainings will include job readiness skills such as résumé building, job search support and employment preparation.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
||Saturdays 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
||Sundays 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
||GST BOCES Coopers Campus, Painted Post
||$1,350 per course
||Information and sign-on for the online portion of the course will be provided at the first class meeting.
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.