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New York State Education Department: HSE/TASC Testing Office
Provides information on testing eligibility, required documents, accommodations, and other helpful information

Application Process and Eligibility Requirements

HSE/TASC Testing Centers and HSE/TASC Test Schedules

HSE/TASC Diplomas & Transcripts

HSE/TASC Test Results - Status Report

NEW - TASC News & Updates

 
Links for Adult Educators

Regional Adult Education Network
Provides information on professional development and technical assistance for adult education providers.

New York Association for Continuing/Community Education (NYACCE)
Provides networking, professional development and program resource opportunities for adult educators throughout New York State.

New York State Association of Incarcerated Education Programs
Provides networking, professional development and program resource opportunities for adult educators working in correctional education programs throughout New York State.

 
Literacy Partnerships

Literacy programs are available through partnerships with the Montgomery County Literacy Project at the Riverfront Center, Centro Civico, Fulton-Montgomery Community College, and Gloversville Public Library.


 

Student Services
 

Adult Literacy & Corrections Education

 
 

Laurie Bargstedt, Coordinator 

General Information: (518) 736-4340

Fax:     (518) 736-4341

E-mail: Lbargstedt@hfmboces.org

Support Staff

Kim Satterlee  ksatterlee@hfmboces.org

Diana Lindsley  dlindsley@hfmboces.org

Adult Literacy services, including skill development and High School Equivalency preparation classes are available in Amsterdam and Gloversvillle English as a Second Language classes are available in Amsterdam. Classes are created for adults age 21 and older. Individuals age 18 through 20 are welcomed into adult class as funding and space allows.

You can get frequent updates regarding the Amsterdam and Gloversville Literacy and HFM BOCES Adult Literacy on Facebook. Visit our page and "Like" us.

HFM BOCES Adult Literacy & Corrections

Amsterdam Literacy Zone

Gloversville Literacy Zone

Learn more by following these links:

Skill Development
High School Equivalency (HSE) Classes
HSE Home Study Program - (GRASP)
English as a Second Language (ESL)
Links for Adult Learners
Links for Adult Educators
Current Course offerings
Learn how to sign up for a class
 

 
 

Corrections Education

Laurie Bargstedt, Coordinator 

General Information: (518) 736-4340

FAX:     (518) 736-4341

E-mail: Lbargstedt@hfmboces.org

Fulton and Montgomery Academies are located within each county correctional facility. HFM BOCES staff provides a variety of educational and transition services to incarcerated youth and adults to foster their successful and productive re-entry into the community. Programs and services include, but are not limited to:

High school tutoring

HSE preparation

Job readiness training

Parenting and Relationship Skills

Career, Family and Life Skills

Clean Daily Living

Transitional Services

 
 

English as a Second Language (ESL)

ESL classes provide instruction to people whose native language is not English. Instruction is provided in reading, writing, listening and speaking skills, with a concentration on conversation, vocabulary and pronunciation.

Classes are designed to help those learning English increase their communication with schools, health care providers, neighbors and others in the community. Students are introduced to various aspects of American society.

All potential students participate in the BEST Plus Assessment of Oral Language to evaluate their listening and speaking skills prior to enrollment in a program. Students will be assigned to the appropriate class based on the results of their assessment. Assessment is an ongoing process for all learners. Students will advance based on the results of their assessments.

 
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