Buffalo Public Schools Adult Education Division

Buffalo Public Schools Adult Education Division

NLD ID #89468

Contact Information

389 Virginia Street
Buffalo, NY 14201

Primary Contact

John Iorio

(716) 888-7088


Hours of Operation

8:30am-8:30pm, M-F and 8:30am-3:30pm F

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Program Overview

The Adult Education Division (The Division) of the Buffalo Public School District is the premier education and workforce skills training provider in the Western New York region. With a comprehensive service offering TASC test preparation, English as a Second Language (ESL) and Computer courses/classes, the Division offers FREE educational services either at one of its 35 sites, or via its home-based TASC distance-learning program. Registration is ongoing throughout the year for anyone aged 17 or older. The Division also offers waived or reduced tuition for vocational training programs in the areas of Health Careers, Customer Service/Retail Sales, Building and Construction Skills training, etc. A comprehensive community education/leisure learning program is also offered in the evenings. Using an extensive partnership system with area colleges and community-service agencies such as the Father Belle Center, Buffalo Employment and Training Center (BETC), CAO Harvard, Response to Love Center, Edward Saunders Community Center, Gloria Parks Community Center, the YMCA, and the International Institute, the Division services over 6500 students per year.

Cost Info

All literacy classes for high school equivalency (HSE), formerly GED, and English as a Second Language (ESL) are free. Students will need to call (716)n 888-7088 or come in to schedule an orientation.

This program listing was last updated: January 3, 2017.

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Education services

  • Read and write better
  • Study for my high school equivalency exam
  • Learn English
  • Improve my math skills
  • Improve my technology skills

Instruction Type

  • In-person
  • Online