About Us

  • Our Program

    TST BOCES HSE classes are part of a comprehensive program approved by the New York State Education Department (NYSED). Our program undergoes regular review from NYSED and our staff are required to participate in ongoing staff development provided by the New York State Regional Adult Education Network.

    When you attend our classes, your time will be well spent. In addition to receiving outstanding instruction, you will make new friends and participate in activities that will help you get a job, prepare for career training and enroll in college. Our classes will help you reach your goals quickly and effectively.

    Classes are always free of charge.

    Our Goals

    TST BOCES strives to offer options that meet the variety of needs in the community. These options will help you reach your goal of attaining a high school equivalency diploma which will lead to future opportunities for career and academic success.

    HSE classes are offered throughout the day and evening. In class, teachers provide lessons to meet the individual needs and learning styles of each student. Instruction will maximize your progress as you prepare for the TASC exam.

    Classes are designed to help you obtain a high school equivalency diploma to reach any of the following goals:

    • Get a job
    • Get a better job
    • Prepare for career training
    • Enroll in college
    • Improve your life!


    If you are an adult living in the City of Ithaca or surrounding towns, you can study in our program!

    Class Schedule

    Morning: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9:00am – 12:00pm
    Afternoon: Monday, Wednesday 1:00pm – 4:00pm
    Evening: Monday, Wednesday 5:00pm – 8:00pm