Adult and Continuing Education

Wayne-Finger Lakes BOCES Adult and Continuing Education serves adult students throughout our region, offering programs in Health Careers, Adult Literacy Programs and High School Equivalency preparation classes.

Program Opportunities

Health Careers

For more information on our Health and Career programs, please call our main office at 315-322-7374.

Nurse's Assistant Program

A 160-hour (7-8 week) program is offered at the W-FL BOCES Newark Campus, Seneca Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Waterloo and Monroe Community Hospital/ St John’s Home in Rochester. Clinical experience is conducted at one of several area health care facilities. Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate is eligible to take the NYS Nurse Aide Certification testing.

Practical Nursing (PN) Program

The PN program is 1125 clock hours (11.5 months) in length. PN programs are currently located at on the W-FL BOCES Newark campus, and at Monroe Community Hospital in Rochester. Daytime and evening classes are available. The Practical Nursing Program is fully approved by the New York State Education Department and is Nationally Accredited by the Council on Occupational Education. It provides the classroom and clinical/lab instruction necessary to meet PN licensing requirements in New York State. The objective of the program is to provide the students with nursing knowledge and skills for licensure eligibility. Clinical experience is conducted at area hospitals, Doctor’s offices and nursing homes.

High School Equivalency

The Adult Literacy Programs provide adults with educational opportunities to improve reading, writing and mathematical skills, obtain their Alternative high school diploma and explore career options. All Adult Literacy Programs are offered at convenient community sites.

Take the first step today - visit our Adult Literacy webpage for more information!

Contact the Health Careers Office

Phone: 315-332-7374

Contact the Adult Literacy Office

Phone: 315-332-7317