Buffalo Public Schools Adult Education Division welcomes you to our 2020-2021 school year!
Now offering DISTANCE LEARNING PROGRAMS for:
High School Equivalency Diploma
Contact info@UpSkill.org for enrollment information about our remote instruction which prepares students to take and pass the TASC TM or Test Assessing Secondary Completion. The TASC is the NYS Education Department’s official exam for earning a High School Equivalency Diploma (formally referred to as the “GED”).
To register please provide your full name, phone number, street address with city and zip code, and your date of birth. Send this information to info@UpSkill.org.
Contact info@UpSkill.org for enrollment in our English as a New Language program. Students at all skill levels are welcome. All instruction is remote at this time. Identification documents are required. Advisors will assist students with the registration process.
Attention Adult Education Community / Training students in evening programs:
Classes from the previous school year will be completed once the school district and our classroom sites reopen. Students will be contacted with multiple options for class completion. The Adult Education Division apologizes for this pause in your educational progress.
For more information about training programs planned for the 2020-2021 school year, please contact info@UpSkill.org. Provide your full name and the subject area you are interested in.
The Buffalo Public Schools Adult Education Division looks forward to helping you accomplish your educational goals. Our website will be updated in accordance with the school district’s reopening schedule.
We ask for your patience in these challenging times.
IMPORTANT RESOURCES FOR STUDENTS & FAMILIES DURING THE COVID-19 HEALTH CRISIS
The BPS Adult Education Division would like to share the following information about important resources available to our students and families during the COVID-19 health crisis:
Covid-19 Community Resources
Continue your education through Distance Learning
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FREE Legal Services provided by Say Yes to Education, Buffalo
Click here for details
Breakfast and lunch meal distribution to Buffalo families with students 18 and under
Click here for the REVISED schedule:
SPECTRUM renews offer of free internet services for 60 days to students without it.
For information about free access to broadband and WiFi services to households with students who do not already have the services, call (844) 310-1198.
NFTA Metro Bus and Rail Updates
The Buffalo and Niagara Falls Airports are operating as normal and will continue to do so under the guidance of the CDC and the New York State Health Department.
Metro Bus and Rail has temporarily suspended fare collection to aid social distancing. Because there is no fare collection, passengers should use rear doors to board and exit buses. Those who have special needs or mobility issues may still use front doors.
Online Academic Resources for adult students in high school equivalency diploma classes (HSE) and Learn English classes (ESL)
The Adult Education Division now has educational packets online for our students to continue their studies.
Click here for HSE packets: HSE Packets
Click here for ESL packets: ESL Packets
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Resources
FeedMore WNY & Mobile Food Pantry
New information will be shared on these and other resources as it becomes available. Right now, our in-person classes are closed until further notice.
For more information about all Buffalo Public School Adult Education Division classes, courses and programs, please click here: UpSkill Programs
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