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GED classes to begin in January

The HFM BOCES Adult Literacy program will be accepting new students for its GED preparation programs that begin in January.

Demand has been high for GED classes and seating is limited in each class, so donít delay in calling the office to reserve your seat. Registration and screening is a two-session event, and you must be able to attend both sessions. [more]


English as a Second Language classes begin in January

English as a Second Language classes will be offered this winter through the HFM BOCES Office of Adult Literacy. The focus will be on developing conversation skills, combined with reading and writing skills.

Classes meet 6-9 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Amsterdam. Registration will be held on January 5 and 7 at 6:00 p.m.

Beginner classes will also be offered on Tuesday-Thursday mornings, from 9 a.m.-noon, at Centro Civico in Amsterdam, beginning Jan. 6. [more]


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Photo of student in Business Computer Applications course for adult learnersAdult Services

Telephone: (518) 736-4681 ext.4969

FAX: (518) 736-4341

The Adult Services program at HFM BOCES is designed to provide adults with training opportunities for career and personal development.

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Adult Literacy

Laurie Bargstedt, Coordinator 

General Information
and Class Registration:
(518) 736-4340

FAX:     (518) 736-4341

Adult Basic Education and GED preparation services are readily available throughout the HFM BOCES service delivery area for adults age 21 and older. Individuals age 18 (whose senior class has already graduated) through 20 are welcomed into adult class as space allows.

Youths age 16-18 who are at risk of not graduating and who read at an eighth-grade level are eligible for the Alternative Strand GED program when referred and sponsored by their home school.



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