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June C. Franzel
Director of Adult Education Services

39 West Street
Newburgh, NY 12550
(845) 781-6715

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Links to Orientation and Testing Dates for Health Careers, NCCER Construction Trades, Auto Academy, Plumbing and Esthetics Programs.

*PLEASE NOTE: Testing and Orientation for the Middletown Adult Education site now takes place at 90 North Street, Middletown, (next to the Library).

2014-2015 Winter-Spring Course Catalog

 

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Orientation Schedule

 

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OU BOCES (Newburgh Site) is located in the West Street School

39 West Street, Newburgh

Welcome to Adult Vocational Education. Our Adult Education Division offers a variety of comprehensive and timely technical and vocational courses to help you start an exciting new career or upgrade skills for your current job.

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Welcome to Adult Continuing Education. Let us help you obtain your HS diploma (HSE), learn English or upgrade your literacy skills.

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News headlines

The Orange-Ulster BOCES Division of Adult Education has been accepted as a candidate for accreditation with the Council on Occupational Education. The accreditation team will visit OU BOCES on December 1, 2014 for initial accreditation. The programs submitted for approval are Sterile Processing and NCCER Welding. Additional information on the Council on Occupational Education can be obtained by contacting them:
7840 Roswell Road
Building 300, Suite 325
Atlanta, GA 30350
Telephone: 770-396-3898
Telephone (Toll-Free): 800-917-2081
FAX: 770-396-3790
www.council.org

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HSE gradsDivision of Adult Education Honors 2014 High School Equivalency Graduates

The Division of Adult Education recently honored its High School Equivalency (HSE) graduates from the 2013-2014 school year who attended one of many Literacy/HSE programs held in various locations in Orange County...Read More

 

summer workYouth Employment Program Puts Kids to Work for Second Successful Summer

Once again the Orange-Ulster BOCES Adult Education Division has teamed up with the Orange County Department of Employment and Training to run a six-week Summer Youth Employment Program. This unique work-readiness program hires young workers, aged 15 to 20, to work at sites in Newburgh, Middletown and Port Jervis... Read More

 

Patient Care classSecond Chances Youth Program Trains New Patient Care Assistants

Students who attend the 2nd Chances Program at the Newburgh and Middletown sites went through approximately 40 hours of training in health care as part of their work-readiness instruction. With a Patient Care Assistant credential, their marketability in the workforce is enhanced... Read More

 

Job FairJob Fair Held for Graduating Students in Health Careers

Approximately 125 high school and adult students in OU BOCES Health Careers programs who will be graduating in June, visited with representatives from local health care providers at a job fair held recently at the new Regional Education Center at Arden Hill... Read More

 

Eugene ScottEugene Scott Recognized as Adult Education "Student of the Year" in New York State

Eugene Scott of Middletown was recently honored by the New York Association for Continuing/ Community Education (NYACCE) as its 2014 Student of the Year. Eugene has distiguished himself in several Adult Education programs at Orange-Ulster BOCES...Read More

medicalSpring-Summer 2014 Adult Ed Courses

The Orange-Ulster BOCES Division of Adult Occupational and Continuing Education has released its Spring-Summer Courses brochure. Early registration for most programs is available now online or by calling 781-6715

x2. Click "View Brochure" below to check out our programs - especially the Summer Health Careers Academy featuring Nursing Assistant, Clinical Medical Assistant, Phlebotomy and more...

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nurse assistantOrange-Ulster BOCES Adult Education Winter-Spring 2014 Course Catalog

The Orange-Ulster BOCES Division of Adult Occupational and Continuing Education has released its Winter-Spring 2014 Course Catalog. Early registration for most programs is available now online or by calling 781-6715 x2. If you are you looking for a career in a field that shows growth potential be sure to check out our new and established Healthcare and Construction Trades programs.

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middletown lit zoneDivision of Adult Education Opens Literacy Zone/Family Welcome Center in Middletown

The Orange-Ulster BOCES Division of Adult Education, in conjunction with Literacy Orange, recently held a ribbon cutting to announce the opening of a Literacy Zone/Family Welcome Center at The Promenade in Middletown...Read More

cakeDivision of Adult Education Opens Literacy Zone/Family Welcome Center in Newburgh

The Orange-Ulster BOCES Division of Adult Education, in conjunction with the YMCA of Eastern Orange and Dutchess Counties, recently held a ribbon cutting to announce the opening of a Literacy Zone/Family Welcome Center in Newburgh, which will provide comprehensive educational, financial and social support services to families...Read More

Sarah SlaughterDivision of Adult Education Honors High School Equivalency Graduates

The Division of Adult Education recently honored its High School Equivalency (HSE) graduates from the 2012-2013 school year who attended one of many Literacy/HSE programs held in various locations in Orange County. These honorees passed their GED exam to earn their High School Equivalency diploma...Read More

 

 

Open HouseDivision of Adult Education Showcases Literacy and Vocational Programs at Open House

The Division of Adult Education recently held an Open House at their Adult Learning Center on West Street in Newburgh. Prospective students gained first-hand knowledge about the wide range of training opportunities for adults that are available at OU BOCES...Learn More

Central Supply GradsAdult Education Division Honors Graduates from Its Surgical Technician and Central Supplies Technician Programs

The Division of Adult Education proudly honored the first-ever graduates from its Surgical Technician and Central Supplies Technician Programs in June. The Division of Adult Education has significantly expanded its health careers offerings to meet the needs of the local community as well as the professional goals of adults looking to work in the field of health care...Read More

open houseOrange-Ulster BOCES Division of Adult Education Showcases New West Street Location in Newburgh

BOCES Division of Adult Education recently relocated its Newburgh Adult Education site, and in commemoration of this relocation, an Open House was held to showcase the school, salute the achievements of students and recognize BOCES' community partnerships throughout the City of Newburgh...Read More

GED graduationDivision of Adult Education Proudly Celebrates 2012 Adult Graduates

On October 4th Orange-Ulster BOCES honored Adult Education graduates from the 2011-2012 school year. Graduates from the Adult Literacy Education Program, the Second Chances Youth Program, College Preparatory, High School Equivalency Alternative Program and the SUNY Orange High School Equivalency Program were celebrated...Read more

Fall 2012 Course Catalog

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AEJob Search Tips

Let us help you find information and tips for a successful job search in our region. This page offers access to articles and helpful hints to enhance your job prospects... More

 

DelwinDelwin Reyes, Adult Education 2nd Chances Student, Recognized as "Student of the Year" in New York State

Delwin Reyes, a student in the Adult Education Second Chances Program was recently recognized as Student of the Year by the New York Association of Continuing and Community Education (NYACCE)...Read More

 

ESL classAdult Education ESL Class Presents a "Taste of India" and Opens Minds to Other Cultures

A memorable "Taste of India" was recently presented to one of the Adult Education Division's daytime English as a Second Language (ESL) classes. Three students in the class displayed, modeled and talked (in English) about an incredible array of beautiful handmade clothing for women. The demonstration of clothing was followed by a feast including samosas and gulab jamun...Read More

 

literacy award winnersOrange-Ulster BOCES Adult Education Literacy Students Feted at "Diamonds in the Rough" Awards Dinner

Inclement weather marked the evening of September 22, but it did not dampen the festivities within the Wallkill Golf Club in Middletown. Orange-Ulster BOCES and Orange Literacy sponsored a gala event called "Diamonds in the Rough" to honor outstanding adult literacy students within their educational programs...Read More

 

JessicaOrange-Ulster BOCES Division of Adult Education Proudly Honors 2011 GED Graduates

On Thursday, October 6, Orange-Ulster BOCES honored GED graduates from the 2010-2011 school year who attended one of many Literacy/GED programs held in various locations in Orange County...Read More

 

plumberAdult Education Offers New Construction Careers Certifications and Ongoing Health Careers Training

Thinking of starting a new career or making yourself more marketable in today's competitive workplace? Starting this fall, our Adult Education Division is excited to introduce the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) curriculums and national certifications into our Electrical, HVAC and Welding programs. The Adult Education Division has also expanded its health careers offerings to meet the needs of the local community and your professional goals...Read More

 

jail programOrange-Ulster BOCES Promotes Work Readiness for Incarcerated Youth in Orange County Jail

The Orange-Ulster BOCES Division of Adult Education provides an educational /work readiness component, called the Transitions Program, for incarcerated youth in the Orange County Jail. The BOCES program has recently initiated administering the National Work Readiness Credential (NWRC) exam for its incarcerated students...Read More

GED graduationOrange-Ulster BOCES Honors GED Graduates

On Friday, September 24, Orange-Ulster BOCES honored thirty-five GED graduates from the 2009-2010 school year who attended one of many Adult Education GED programs offered by BOCES throughout Orange County. Read More

 

AE Health Careers FairAdult Education Health Careers Fair Opens Doors to Educational Opportunities

More than 150 potential adult students braved the rainy weather on the evening of October 5 to visit Orange-Ulster BOCES Adult Education Health Careers Informational Fair. Read More

 

CDAAdult Education's Career Development Academy Serves Region's Unemployed

The Division of Adult Education was the recipient of a $450,000 grant from the New York State Department of Labor which supports BOCES' efforts to help low-income unemployed adults into entry-level positions in the labor market.... Read More