Register For High School Equivalency And ESL Courses At Nassau BOCES


This month, the Nassau BOCES Adult Learning Center will open registration to a variety of classes designed to help Long Islanders improve their speaking, listening, reading, writing and English skills, advance their education, and become qualified for employment or consider career changes. Courses being offered include English as a Second Language (ESL) and High School Equivalency (HSE) classes. Registration runs from January 18–29, 2018. Specific dates, times and locations are listed below.

Prospective students must register in person at one of the locations listed below at the specified date and time, and should be prepared to spend a minimum of three hours or ESL registration and four hours for HSE registration. 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, ranging from $55 to $80 (based on the class and its meeting times per week, course content, and location) payable by money order only. 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 please call 516-622-5623 or visit

ESL Registration:                                                           

  • January 18, 10 a.m.                        Freeport Memorial Library
  • January 22, 8:30 a.m.                     Levittown           
  • January 23, 6 p.m.                          Freeport Middle School           
  • January 24, 9:30 a.m.                     Roslyn
  • January 24, 10 a.m.                        Elmont
  • January 25, 6 p.m.                          Westbury
  • January 29, 6 p.m.                          Valley Stream

HSE Registration:

  • January 19, 8:30 a.m.                    Levittown
  • January 22, 6 p.m.                         Westbury

Registration locations

Elmont Memorial Library
700 Hempstead Turnpike
Elmont, NY 11003       

Freeport Memorial Library  
144 West Merrick Road    
Freeport, NY 11520  

Freeport Middle School  
25 Pine Street 
Freeport, NY 11520

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

Roslyn High School 
475 Round Hill Road
Roslyn, NY 11577

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

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

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. 

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