Adult Career Education Programs

Announcing Fall 2021 Course Offerings!

Registration starting July 27! 

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


 

Building Trades

Cosmetology

Community Education

Healthcare Occupations

English as a Second Language

High School Equivalency

Meet the Adult Education Team

Carolyn Detweiler
Adult Career Counselor
Phone: 845.331.5050 x3214

Hannah Long
Adult Career Counselor
Phone: 845.331.5050 x2243

Patricia Dingman
Parent Peer Trainer
Phone: 845.331.5050 x3205

Laurie Heckler
Senior Typist
Phone: 845.331.5050 x3200

Coleen Macaluso
Adult Literacy Coordinator
Phone: 845.331.5050 x2821

Eugene Knudsen
Director of Adult and Community Education
Phone: 845.331.5050 x2230

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 times below. Please have your course code handy when registering.

Through August 27: Monday through Friday from 9 AM to 2 PM with extended hours on Wednesday and Thursday from 3 PM to 8 PM.

After August 27: Monday through Thursday from 9 AM to 8 PM and Friday from 9 AM to 3 PM.

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Procedures for addressing COVID-19, such as mask-wearing and health screenings, are ever-evolving. 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.

Adult Education News

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A Surgical Technologist student receives her certificate.

After completing a rigorous, nationally accredited Surgical Technologist program at the Ulster BOCES Adult Career Education Center, 19 graduates attended a socially-distanced commencement ceremony on November 7.

Nurse Gets Her Footing at Ulster BOCES

Ulster BOCES means different things to different people. For Amanda Simmons, Ulster BOCES Adult Career Education Center provided her with the solid foundation needed to work as a nurse during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ulster BOCES graduate Alexa Cotich.

Ulster BOCES means different things to different people. For graduate Alexa Cotich, the Ulster BOCES Center for Innovative Teaching & Learning at Port Ewen was a place where she could thrive emotionally and academically, while she discovered the desire to help others by pursuing a career path as a school social worker.

Surgical Technologist Program Graduates 17

After completing a rigorous, nationally accredited Surgical Technologist program at the Ulster BOCES Adult Career Education Center, 17 graduates attended a commencement ceremony on June 21.

Ulster BOCES School of Practical Nursing Graduates 27

After 1,200 hours of rigorous classroom and clinical instruction, 27 graduates of the Ulster BOCES Adult Career Education Center's School of Practical Nursing took the Florence Nightingale Pledge, committing to fulfill the requirements of being a practical nurse.

Surgical Technologist Program Graduates 18

After completing a rigorous, nationally accredited Surgical Technologist program at the Ulster BOCES Adult Career Education Center, 18 graduates attended a commencement ceremony on Thursday, June 15.


Ulster BOCES Named 21st CCLC Rest of State Resource Center

The New York State Education Department has named Ulster BOCES as the contracting agency to oversee training and professional development to educators in upstate New York, including Long Island and the Yonkers, Syracuse, Rochester, and Buffalo school districts.

Adult welding, healthcare, and manufacturing students