Adult Career Education Programs

Fall 2023 Course Offerings!

Registration NOW OPEN

Click on the course titles below to expand for descriptions, cost, and registration information.

View Our Fall 2023 Course Catalog

Please note: In order to register for our Adult Education classes, you must be 18 years of age or older.


Building Occupations

Chef Du Jour

Human Services

Lifestyle & Leisure

Try It Out!

Continuing Education

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Healthcare Occupations

English as a Second Language

High School Equivalency


Meet the Adult Education Team

Peter Harris
Assistant Superintendent Career & Technical Education (CTE) and Alternative Education  (HVPA & Phoenix Academy)
845.255.1400 x1234

Coleen Macaluso
Assistant Director of Adult Education
Phone: 845.331.5050 x2821

Carolyn Detweiler
Adult Career Counselor
Phone: 845.331.5050 x3214

Hannah Long
Adult Career Counselor
Phone: 845.331.5050 x2243

Laurie Heckler
Senior Typist
Phone: 845.331.5050 x3200

Michelle Combs
Student Support Services Manager; Adult Health Occupations 
Phone: 845.331.5050 x2262

Route 9W
Port Ewen, NY 12466
Fax:  845.339.8797

Register Today

OnLine: Visit our Online Registration page to browse or search for available courses by title, date, category (Continuing Education or Career Track), enter a keyword, or just click the Search button to see all courses and sections. Have your course code handy for quick registration from the homepage.

By Phone: Call 845.331.5050 with your MasterCard or Visa card number.

In Person (Port Ewen): Come to the Adult Services, Continuing Education Office at the Ulster BOCES Career & Technical Center on Route 9W in Port Ewen.

Registration Hours

Adult Education staff are available for phone or in-person registration at the following times: Monday through Thursday 9 AM to 8 PM and Friday from 9 AM to 3 PM. Please have your course code handy when registering.

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We follow all current New York State Department of Education and local protocols for the health and safety of our students and staff.

All courses will be offered without regard to gender, age, race, color, national origin, or disability in conformity with Federal regulations. Our non-discrimination statement is available.

Ulster BOCES is a smoke-free campus.

our mission 

Our mission is to provide high-quality shared educational, administrative, and technical services that enable component districts to develop the capacity in their students and adults to achieve higher standards of performance. With an emphasis on economic efficiencies, Ulster BOCES is committed to offering educational programs that enable all students to prepare for employment and/or post-secondary education.

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