• The Genesee Valley BOCES offers a broad scope of adult education programs including vocational training as well as classes for those seeking to broaden their skill sets.  Click on any of the links to the left for complete listings of current programs offered.  

    Click on this link to visit the GV BOCES Adult Education Facebook page. Check out this page for program news, information, and updates. 

    Adult Education Offers Customized Training for the Business Community
    We will assist you in staying competitive in today’s fast-paced business climate by designing training programs to fulfill your business needs, whatever the situation demands. We will deliver the training at a location and time schedule that is convenient for your company.  The Genesee Valley BOCES is dedicated to delivering customized training to your employees, thus enabling you to focus on the marketplace.  Our services are a phone call away.  For more information call our office in Mount Morris at (585) 658-7821 or Batavia (585) 344-7704.

    Adult Education Staff
    Chuck DiPasquale
    Director

    (585) 344-7552

    John Cima
    Adult Education Lead Coordinator

    (585) 344-7720

    Karen Reamer
    Literacy/GED Instructor Specialist

    (585) 344-7738

    Heidi Mix, RN, MS
    Regional Medical Programs Coordinator

    (585) 344-7735

    Registration Information 
    To register for courses call (585) 344-7704, (585) 658-7821 or click here for a registration form. Please visit the LPN and CNA web pages for registration forms for these programs.

    Instructors Wanted
    We are always looking for new ideas and teachers for NEW classes.  If you have any interest in teaching in the following areas, or if you have a class that you would be interested in teaching to the public, please contact us at (585) 344-7704 or (585) 658-7821. Areas of interest are:

    Wood working, heating, refrigeration, air conditioning, industrial hydraulics, heavy equipment, diesel mechanic, electrical.  Art: rubber stamps, watercolor painting, jewelry making, scrap booking, digital photography; dance: ballroom, swing, exotic dance, line dancing; languages: French, German, Spanish.

    Closings
    The Adult Education classes in the region will be canceled if regular BOCES programs are canceled. Closings will be announced on the following stations:

    • WBTA 1490 (Batavia)
    • 930 AM, 102.5 FM (Buffalo)
    • 1180 am, 100.5 FM (Rochester)

    GI Bill® Eligibility
    The term GI Bill ® refers to any Department of Veterans Affairs education benefit earned by members of Active Duty, Selected Reserve and National Guard Armed Forces and their families. The benefit is designed to help service members and eligible veterans cover the costs associated with getting an education or training.  All of the Adult Education Programs offered by the Partnership are eligible for GI bill ® funding for qualified applicants.

    Literacy Services
    New York State pays for the costs for most literacy services and most individuals qualify. If individuals do not qualify for free literacy services, the following rates apply:

    ·      A $14 per hour or $250 per month rate for literacy services (ABE, GED Classes),

    ·      All students are charged a one-time materials fee of $50.00

     

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