Office of Adult and Continuing Education

New York City Office of Adult and Continuing Education


Did you know that the NYC DOE’s Office of Adult and Continuing Education offers tuition-free adult education classes to individuals who are 21 and over who do not have a U.S. high school diploma or equivalent?  Parents can enroll in English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes to learn English, Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC) classes, formerly (GED), to earn a high school equivalency diploma, and Career and Technical Education classes to become certified in a trade, such as Certified Nurse Assistant, Culinary Arts, Microsoft Certification, and more. Proof of US residency is not required.  Visit the OACE website            View the online catalog 

For more information on these classes, you can contact Peta-Gayle White, Director of Program Support, Office of Adult and Continuing Education,  475 Nostrand Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11216, (718) 638-2635 x1055,