Adult Education program

 
201-915-6227
 
Flyer for Adult Ed Programs 2018
 

Adult Education 2018-19 School Year Schedule

Dickinson High School Adult Evening Diploma Program
 
Registration: 9/10-9/13 and 9/17-9/20, from 6-8 PM
 
Classes begin: 10/1/18
 
You must be a Jersey City Resident to participate in this program.
 
 
Adult Education: GED, ESL, ABE Day Program
 
Registration: 9/10-9/13, 9/17-9/20 and 9/24-9/27, Time: 9AM to 3PM
 
Location: Ferris High School, A Building, 35 Colgate Street (off Montgomery St), Jersey City
 
Classes begin: 10/1/18
 
Documents needed at registration: ID with proof of address. You must be a New Jersey resident to atttend this program.
 
 
Adult Education: GED, ESL, ABE Evening Program
 
Registration: 9/10-9/12, 9/17-1/19 and 9/24-9/26, Time: 6-9PM
 
Location: PS #11, 886 Bergen Avenue, Jersey City
 
Classes begin: 10/1/18
 
Documents needed at registration: ID with proof of address. You must be a New Jersey resident to attend this program.
 
 
About our Program:
 
The Jersey City Board of Education’s Adult Education Program is dedicated to helping men and women, who are 18 years and older, obtain the educational credentials and skills they need to live and work in today’s world. We have a full-time staff of certified teachers to conduct our classes. ALL of our Adult Education programs are offered FREE of charge.
 
Our Adult High School program provides those who have been away from a traditional high school for one year or more with an alternative way of earning a high school diploma.
 
Classes for Pre-GED and TASC (formerly GED) preparation in English and Spanish, and ESL (English as a Second Language) classes are available at our Adult Learning Centers.
 
We invite you to take a look at the pages here. If you need more information, please contact our office at 201-915-6227 or email us at pchristen@jcboe.org
 
The Jersey City Board of Education’s Adult Education Program works with the Jersey City Employment and Training Program to offer “One Stop” career services for everyone enrolled in our program.
 
The “One Stop” Career Sites at 438 Summit Avenue provide the following services:
 
• Review of an applicant’s job qualifications, experience, readiness, abilities, etc.
• Vocational counseling
• Referrals to employers with appropriate job openings
• Referrals to other agencies for job training
• Referrals to agencies for support services (such as housing, health, legal, etc.)
• Classes in job-seeking methods
• Access to computers for posting resumés
 
To learn more, please contact the Adult Education Program by phoning 201-915-6227.
 
 
Program Locations
 
Adult Ed. Center ( Day Program - TASC/ABE/ELL classes) M-Th 9 AM - 2:30 PM
Principal Jeannette McRae-Braswell - jmcrae@jcboe.org
Ferris High School "A" Building, 1st floor
35 Colgate Street (off Montgomery St.)
Jersey City NJ 07302
201-915-6614
 
 
Adult Ed. Center (Evening Program - TASC/ABE/ELL classes) - M-W from 6-9 PM
Head Teacher Benjamin DiFranco - bdifranco@jcboe.org
886 Bergen Avenue
201-915-6521 (after 6PM - M-W)
 
 
William L. Dickinson High School - Adult Ed. Diploma Program
Dave Herman - dherman@jcboe.org
2 Palisade Avenue
201-714-4440