New York City Department of Education

Office of Adult and Continuing Education



The Office of Adult and Continuing Education offers free day, evening and Saturday courses providing academic skills and employment preparation and training.

Call the Regional Office nearest you for class availability, registration information and travel directions.
Take a look at the Occupational Education FAQ for answers to frequently asked questions.

Adult Basic Education Program

Occupational Education

Occupational Education (ESL)

How to Apply

Registration and orientation sessions are held on a regular basis during the program year. Adult learners are introduced to our services and are given the opportunity to select education and training options based on an assessment of their goals, interests and skills.

For additional information, call the Regional office.

Support Services

Counselors throughout the program offer:

Also available are:

Instructional Services

About OACE

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