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HFM adult graduate honored with state award

HFM adult graduate honored with state award

Youssouph Seydi, who recently earned his High School Equivalency diploma through the HFM BOCES Adult Education program, has been honored as a 2018 Outstanding Adult Learner by the New York Association of Continuing/Community Education. Born in Senegal, Seydi immigrated to the United States in 1994 and for the next 22 years lived and worked in […]

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Gloversville Literacy Zone students speak with elected state leaders

December 13, 2017 | Filed in Archive, HFM Adult Literacy & Corrections Education
Gloversville Literacy Zone students speak with elected state leaders

Students at the Gloversville Literacy Zone recently had two opportunities to meet with state legislators, who represent the local area, discussing civic engagement and adult education. Literacy Zones provide instruction for adults to study for their high school equivalency exam, as well as adults who have a diploma yet need to improve their basic skills […]

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HFM graduate honored as New York State Outstanding Adult Learner

HFM graduate honored as New York State Outstanding Adult Learner

The New York Association of Continuing/Community Education Tuesday, Oct. 17 honored Joseph Smith of Gloversville as one of 20 Outstanding Adult Learners in New York State during a celebration at the Century House in Latham. Mr. Smith recently graduated from both Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery BOCES and Fulton-Montgomery-Community College, with support from the Fulton-Montgomery-Schoharie Workforce Solutions Center. Like […]

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HFM BOCES educator earns Outstanding Adult Educator Award

HFM BOCES educator earns Outstanding Adult Educator Award

HFM BOCES educator Lisa Malagisi has received an award as an Outstanding Adult Educator in New York State from the New York Association of Continuing/Community Education (NYACCE). Malagisi teaches incarcerated youth and adults at the Fulton County Correctional Facility. She also teaches a skill development class for adults preparing to take the high school equivalency […]

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Gloversville Literacy Zone graduates featured on Good Morning America

Gloversville Literacy Zone graduates featured on Good Morning America

The continued educational success of a local mother and daughter, who both earned their high school equivalency diplomas through the HFM Gloversville Literacy Zone, was a featured story on Good Morning America Tuesday, May 9. Local residents Paula O’Neil and her daughter Chantel Batuk, both earned GEDs through classes at the Literacy Zone. Following their […]

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