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.

Adult Office Support Instructor needed

GST BOCES Adult Education and Career Services is looking for qualified individuals to teach Office Support classes on the Bush and Wildwood Campus.

Click here to download the job description and flyer for details, and please share this information with friends and family who might be interested in the position.

To apply or for more information, please contact Deb Harrington at

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:

July 2016

   27 -Teacher Aide Training (GST-6712-S17) begins

August 2016

   2 -Internet Basics for Seniors (BSH-6882-U17) begins
   4 -Rewiring an Old House (BSH-5702-U17) begins
   19 -OSHA 10 General Industry (BSH-7008-U17) begins
   23 -Intro to Windows / Computers for Seniors (BSH-7321-U17) begins
   25 -OSHA 10 Construction (BSH-7006-U17) begins
   29 -Personal Care Aide II (BSH-7843-U17) begins

September 2016

   6 -CDAMP - Comprehensive Dental Assisting Modular Program (CDAMP) begins
   6 -Industrial Maintenance (BSH-9801-F17) begins
   12 -Aerobic Fun in the Water (ODM-2801-F17) begins
   12 -Dog Obedience I (BSH-4001-F17) begins
   12 -Dog Obedience I (BSH-4002-F17) begins
   12 -Dog Obedience II (BSH-4011-F17) begins
   12 -Nail Technology/Waxing Speciality (BSH-5651-F17) begins
   12 -Nurse Aide/Home Health Aide Training (BSH-5541-F17) begins
   12 -Precision Machining (BSH-9600-F17) begins
   12 -Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) (BSH-9604-F17) begins
   13 -Aqua Aerobics (WAT-2801-F17) begins
   13 -Italian Conversation & Grammar (EHS-3131-F17) begins


Featured Class:

Dog Obedience I

BSH-4001-F17 - A well-mannered, obedient dog is a pleasure to be around. In this class, which is designed to fit your dog and his/her age, learn the basic techniques for achieving a controllable pet. Whether going on to AKC events or simply training the perfect companion for at home or in public, this class is a MUST for any dog owner. This class is recommended by local veterinarians.
Instructor:  Shaw
Location:Bush Campus Bldg 1 / Gym
**Please DO NOT bring dogs the first night of class and BRING proof of required shots.** Dogs must be at least 8-weeks-old.

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