Adult Education Services

What is the cost to take a class?

Classes are offered at no cost to the student by HFM BOCES Adult Literacy are possible through funding from the New York State Education Department.

I want to take the TASC. Why should I attend an orientation/screening?

The orientation/screening helps determine if a student will be enrolled in a skill development class or if they have the reading, writing and math skills necessary to prepare for the Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC) high school equivalency exam. Attendance at the screening is not a guarantee of placement in a class.

Is transportation or childcare available for students?

Unfortunately, we do not offer transportation or childcare.

Skills development

Adult Education Services provide developmental education classes in reading, writing and math skills, high school equivalency preparation, college transition, and English language and financial/health/civics education programs for adults age 21 and older in the HFM BOCES region.

Literacy Zones

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 as funding and space allows. Students under 21 years of age may also enroll with our partners at the Workforce Solutions Center.

The Amsterdam Literacy Zone Welcome Center is located at the United Presbyterian Church, 25 Church Street, Amsterdam.
The phone number is 518-212-6120. Follow us on Facebook.

The Gloversville Literacy Zone Welcome Center is located at 43-47 North Main Street in Gloversville.
The phone number is (518) 725-3308. Follow us on Facebook.

Licensed Practical Nursing

The Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) Program prepares students for the rewarding field of nursing. Through an articulation agreement, students who successfully complete the LPN Program may be eligible to transfer credit to the Registered Nursing (RN) Program at Fulton-Montgomery Community College in Johnstown.

HFM BOCES Licensed Practical Nursing Program is registered by the New York State Education Department.

Net Price Calculator

When you provide the requested information, your responses will be used to calculate an estimated amount that students like you paid – after grant aid and scholarships but before student loans – to attend HFM BOCES’ LPN program in a given year. Please visit the HFM BOCES Net Price Calculator page to get started.

Gainful Employment Disclosure

(Revised Feb. 8, 2016)
The US Department of Education requires schools and colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid-eligible program that “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation”. The information provided here is the best available to us but represents one year’s data only, however, we hope that this information is helpful to our current students and to prospective students as they make their career and educational choices.

2016-17 LPN Student Handbook