Nassau BOCES Adult Learning Center Offers ESL And HSE Courses


Would you like to improve your English language skills or do you need a high school equivalency diploma? Nassau BOCES Adult Learning Center (ALC) can help with a variety of classes including: English as a Second Language (ESL), Adult Basic Education (ABE) or High School Equivalency (HSE) classes.

Spring classes begin the week of Feb. 4, 2019 and run through June. Registration dates, times and locations are listed below.

New for this year: Be the first to enroll in the evening ESL classes at the Levittown ALC location. Prospective students must register in person at one of the following locations, at the specified dates and times:


  • Roslyn High School: Jan. 11, at 10 a.m.  
  • Elmont Public Library: Jan. 14, at 10 a.m. 
  • Valley Stream Middle School: Jan. 14, at 6 p.m.   
  • Freeport Dodd Middle School: Jan. 17, at 6 p.m.
  • Levittown St. Bernard’s School: Jan. 25, at 9 a.m.
  • Westbury Barry Tech Center: Jan. 23, at 6 p.m.
  • Freeport Public Library: Jan. 28, at 10 a.m.
  • Levittown St. Bernard’s School: Jan. 28, at 6 p.m.    


  • Levittown: Jan. 18, at 9 a.m.
  • Freeport Dodd Middle School: Jan. 23, at 6 p.m.

Nassau BOCES Adult Learning Center class locations


Elmont Public Library
700 Hempstead Turnpike
Elmont, NY 11003


Valley Stream Middle School
320 Fletcher Avenue
Valley Stream, NY 11580


Freeport Public Library
144 West Merrick Road
Freeport, NY 11520                                        

Freeport Dodd Middle School
25 Pine Street 
Freeport, NY 11520


Joseph M. Barry Career & Technical Education Center
1196 Prospect Avenue
Westbury, NY 11590


St. Bernard’s School
3100 Hempstead Turnpike
Levittown, NY 11756                     


Roslyn High School
475 Round Hill Road
Roslyn, NY 11577

Registrants should plan to be at registration for at least three hours. Photo ID is required for all students at all locations. Students must be at least 18 years of age and not enrolled in any local school district.

There is a nonrefundable registration fee, either $80 or $100 based on the class and its meeting times per week, course and location. Registration fee is payable by money order only at the first night of class. This fee entitles registrants to take classes into June 2019. There are additional fees for textbooks and/or computer software.

The Adult Learning Center serves more than 1,800 adult learners each year. For more information, call 516-622-5623 or visit

A vital regional resource, Nassau BOCES offers state-of-the-art programs for learners of all ages and abilities as well as cost-effective services for school districts and municipalities. To learn more, visit

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