Office Of Adult and Continuing Education 2014-2015 Catalog

 

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Office Of Adult and Continuing Education 2014 - 2015 COURSE CATALOG Medical Billing and Coding High School Equivelancy Culinary Arts Distance Learning Network & Security + A+ Computer Repair Electrical Installation Adult Basic Education Auto Mechanic English for Speakers of Other Languages Licensed Practical Nursing NYC Department of Education Office of Adult and Continuing Education

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2 About OACE The Office of Adult and Continuing Education The New York City Department of Education, Office of Adult and Continuing Education (OACE) is the largest provider of adult literacy education services in the state. We are an integral part of the New York City Department of Education’s Division of Equity and Access. Career and Technology Education We offer over 900 classes for adults age 21 and over. We operate four Adult Learning Centers located in Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and the Bronx. We offer day and evening classes Monday through Saturday at more than 175 sites in all five boroughs, including public schools, community centers and faith-based organizations. Students can take classes at any of our sites, regardless of which borough they live in. All classes are taught by certified teachers and are tuition-free. Students may be required to pay exam fees and other associated fees for specific classes. Ongoing registration for classes in Adult Basic Education, High School Equivalency (GED®), English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) and Career and Technical Education (CTE) is held regularly at schools and offices around the city. A listing of intake/registration dates can be found on the OACE website: http://schools.nyc.gov/ChoicesEnrollment/AdultEd. Contact the location nearest you for class availability, registration information and travel directions. Rose-Marie Mills Superintendent Assistant Principal of Organization Darryl Williams (Co-Editor) Gladys Byrd (Co-Editor/Layout) Assistant Principal of Career and Technical Education Marvin Superville Assistant Principal of Technology, Safety and Security New York City Department of Education Office of Adult and Continuing Education 2014

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Contents About the Office of Adult and Continuing Education....... Table of Contents............................................................ OACE School Locations.................................................... 2 3 4 3 Adult Basic Ed, HSE, Distance Learning, ESOL General Application Process........................................... 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 2014 Construction Trades Carpentry....................................................................... Electrical Installation...................................................... Plumbing........................................................................ Solar Enhanced Electric.................................................. Career and Technology Education General Trades Air Conditioning and Refrigeration.................................. Automotive Mechanics................................................... Boiler Maintenance........................................................ Building Maintenance..................................................... Culinary Arts/Food Preparation...................................... Education Early Childhood Education.............................................. Health Careers Licensed Practical Nurse................................................. Medical Billing and Coding.............................................. Nursing Assistant Program (CNA).................................... Phlebotomy-EKG............................................................. Information Technology A+ Certification (CompTIA)............................................. Cisco Network Academy................................................. Computer Literacy.......................................................... Internet & Computing Core Certification (IC3)................ Microsoft Office Excel..................................................... Microsoft Office Word.................................................... Microsoft Office Specialist.............................................. Network + Certification (CompTIA)................................. Photoshop...................................................................... Security + Certification (CompTIA).................................. Web Design.................................................................... New York City Department of Education Office of Adult and Continuing Education

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4 OACE Regions and Training Sites Registration and orientation for classes are held regularly at all the Regions around the city. Check the Region’s schedule for specific dates. To find the latest schedule, visit us at: http://schools.nyc.gov/ChoiceEnrollment/AdultED. Career and Technology Education Bronx Region 1: 3450 East Tremont Avenue, Bronx, NY 10465, Room 323 | 718-863-4057 • Bronx Adult Learning Center, 3450 East Tremont Avenue, Bronx, NY 10465 • Samuel Gompers High School, 455 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, NY 10455 Queens Region 2: 27-35 Jackson Avenue, 3rd Floor, Long Island City, NY 11101 |718-361-9480 • Aviation High School, 45-30 36th Street, Long Island City, NY 11101-1822 • Queens Adult Learning Center, 27-35 Jackson Avenue, 3rd Floor, Long Island City, NY 11101 Region 3: 90-01 Sutphing Boulevard, Jamaica NY 11435 | 718-557-5567 (Entrance on 90th Avenue) • Jamaica Learning Center, 162-02 Hillside Ave., Jamaica, NY 11432 • Richmond Hill High School, 89-40 114th Street, Richmond Hill, NY 11418 Manhattan Region 4: 500 8th Avenue (35th Street), 7th Floor, New York, NY 10018 | 212-868-1650 • Alternative Education Complex, 500 8th Avenue (35th Street), 7th Floor, New York, NY 10018 • Norman Thomas High School, 111 East 33rd Street, New York, NY 10016 Region 5: 212 West 120 Street, New York, NY 10027, 212-666-1920 • Coop Technical Education, 321 East 96th Street, New York, NY 10128 | 212-369-8800 • Mid-Manhattan Adult Learning Center, 212 West 120th Street, New York, NY 10027 Brooklyn Region 6: 475 Nostrand Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11216 | 718-638-2635 • COJO of Flatbush #2, 1575 Coney Island Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11235 Region 7: P.S. 157, 850 Kent Avenue, 5th Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11205 | 718-789-2223 • Workforce Development, 790 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY 11206 Region 8: 475 Nostrand Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11216 | 718-638-2635 New York City Department of Education • Brooklyn Adult Learning Center, 475 Nostrand Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11216 Office of Adult and Continuing Education 2014

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General Application Process All course offerings are Tuition-Free and for NYC residents ONLY. 5 HSE * Basic Education * ESL * Distance Learning * CTE Classes The New York City Office of Adult and Continuing Education (OACE) provides more than 900 tuition-free* classes in: Distance Learning (DL) Adult Basic Education (ABE) Career and Technical Education (CTE) High School Equivelancy Preparation (HSE) English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) *Students may be required to pay associated fees for textbooks, certification exams and/or uniforms for specific classes. We offer morning, afternoon and evening classes, Monday through Saturday at more than 175 sites in all five boroughs, including public schools, community centers and faith-based organizations. Students are welcome to take classes at any of our sites, regardless of the borough in which they live. Eligible students who are unable to attend class in person, can take advantage of our Distance Learning Program. Important: If a CTE class you desire requires a HS diploma or equivalent, you may dually enroll in an adult basic ed. class. Learn a skill while preparing for your HS equivalency diploma. OACE currently offers High School Equivelancy exams at seven Testing Centers across all boroughs. Fall Semester: September - January Spring Semester: February - June TABE Testing and Registration Applicants are required to take the “Test of Adult Basic Education” (TABE). The math and reading test results will be evaluated to determine both academic readiness and appropriate course placement. If reading and math levels fall below the academic requirement of an applicant’s course choice, literacy classes will be offered to assist in raising academic readiness. When an applicant’s retest meet the academic requirements for placement, enrollment preference in the original course choice will be awarded. Contact the regional office offering the course of your choice for orientation, testing, and registration dates and times. Course offerings and training locations are subject to change. New York City Department of Education Office of Adult and Continuing Education 2014

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6 Carpentry Interior & Exterior Construction Trades N The Carpentry program will prepare students for entry level employment as carpenters in both new construction and renovation applications. Students will receive basic carpentry theory, including occupational math related to the trade of carpentry. This 10 month course will provide hands-on training in the installation of doors, windows and roofing; instruction on operations such as drywall mechanics, trim-joinery and molding; and an introduction to carpentry machinery (how to set up and use traditional shop tools such as the table saw drill press, jointer, thickness planer, redial arm-saw, bandsaw and router). Students will also be introduced to Green Construction which is designed to teach students how to maximize the energy efficiency of building structures and decrease the waste of energy. O ot 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Areas of Instruction Construction Site Competencies Introduction to Hand Tools Wall and Floor Framing Introduction to Portable Power Tools Gypsum Wallboard Installation Foundation Construction Rough Carpentry OSHA 10 Hr. Training New York City Department of Education re ffe d Th is CERTIFICATION OACE Certification of Completion OSHA Card Fee: $5 COURSE PREREQUISITES NONE Office of Adult and Continuing Education Se PLACEMENT REQUIREMENTS No High School Diploma Required TABE Reading 7.0 - 8.9 TABE Math 7.0 - 8.9 ASSOCIATED FEES include: Textbooks Supplies TRAINING LOCATIONS es m 2014 te r

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Electrical Installation 7 Construction Trades This 10 month course covers the fundamentals of basic electrical theory and hands-on experience as it relates to residential and commercial wiring. Students will be prepared to become electrician’s helpers or skilled apprentice electricans. Areas of Instruction 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. Safety Low Voltage Wiring Circuitry Design, Layout and Wire Installation Tool Nomenclature & Use Parts Terminolgy & Usage Troubleshooting Low Voltage Light Installation of Armored Cable Switch Circuit Design & Installation (Single Pole, Three Way & Four Way) Installation of Fastening Devices Thin Wall, Rigid Couduit, Aluminum/Conduit & Wire Mold Installation Employee Responsibilities OSHA 10 Hr. Training CERTIFICATION OACE Certificate of Completion OSHA - Card Fee: $5 COURSE PREREQUISITES NONE PLACEMENT REQUIREMENTS No High School Diploma Required TABE Reading 7.0 - 8.9 TABE Math 7.0 - 8.9 ASSOCIATED FEES include: Textbooks Supplies TRAINING LOCATIONS Region 1 - S. Gompers H.S. (Evening) New York City Department of Education Office of Adult and Continuing Education 2014

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8 Plumbing Construction Trades This 10 month course covers the skills and competencies required in the plumbing industry. Students are taught installation and maintenance concepts as well as the design and function of plumbing fixtures. Participants are also introduced to aspects of running a plumbing company. Areas of Instruction 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Plumbing Principles and Operations Installations Malfunctions Pipe Repairs: Replacements and Adjustments Plumbing Fixtures and Associated Hardware Copper Tubing Waste Line Installations and Repair Sanitary Drainage and Venting Career & Financial Management OSHA 10 Hr. Training CERTIFICATION OACE Certificate of Completion OSHA - Card Fee: $5 COURSE PREREQUISITES NONE PLACEMENT REQUIREMENTS No High School Diploma Required TABE Reading 6.5 - 8.9 TABE Math 6.5 - 8.9 ASSOCIATED FEES include: Textbooks Supplies TRAINING LOCATIONS Region 5 - CoopTech H.S. (Eveming) New York City Department of Education Office of Adult and Continuing Education 2014

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Solar Electrical Installation 9 Construction Trades This 1 term course will prepare students for the one year Electrical Installation program. Participants who successfully complete the course will qualify for programs leading to certification as a Solar PV Installer. All theory and hands on practice are aligned to the National Electrical Code Guidelines. For this course, students will receive a Certificate of Completion for “Solar Electric.” Areas of Instruction 1. Safety 2. Introduction to Electrical Circuits (mathematical relationships and schematic diagrams) 3. Conduit Bending 4. Theoretical Concepts of Electricity • (with overview of Photovoltaic (PV)) 5. Solar PV Theory and System Design 6. OSHA 10Hr. Training CERTIFICATION OACE Certificate of Completion OSHA - Card Fee: $5 COURSE PREREQUISITES NONE PLACEMENT REQUIREMENTS No High School Diploma Required TABE Reading 8.0 - 8.9 TABE Math 8.0 - 8.9 ASSOCIATED FEES include: Textbooks Supplies TRAINING LOCATIONS Region 5 - CoopTech H.S. (Evening) New York City Department of Education Office of Adult and Continuing Education 2014

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10 Air Conditioning & Refrigeration This 10 month Air Conditioning & Refrigeration course is designed to prepare students for an enty level job as an installer, serviceman or technician helper. Students will learn how to troubleshoot, service, and repair domestic and commercial systems. Covered in the domestic field are home refrigeratiors, freezers and window air conditioners. Covered in the commercial field are grocery store and supermarket units, beverage coolers, central A/C systems, small chillers and ice machines. General Trades Areas of Instruction 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Electrical Theory (DC/AC current) Electirical Installation Refrigeration Theory Motors Refrigeration Components EPA Protection Refrigerant Recovery OSHA 10 Hr. Training CERTIFICATION HVAC EPA Refrigerant Transition and Recovery Program Exam Fee: $35 OSHA Card Fee: $5 OACE Certificate of Completion COURSE PREREQUISITES NONE PLACEMENT REQUIREMENTS No High School Diploma Required TABE Reading 7.0 - 8.9, TABE Math 7.0 - 8.9 ASSOCIATED FEES include: Textbooks Supplies TRAINING LOCATIONS Region 5 (Day Classes) New York City Department of Education Office of Adult and Continuing Education 2014

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Automotive Mechanics 11 This 10 month Automotive Program prepares students with basic electronic, mechanical and technology skills necessary to compete in the ever changing world of auto repair. Students will also be trained to become NYS Vehicle and Safety inspectors in an authorized NYS safety inspection station. General Trades Areas of Instruction 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Electrical Theory (AC/DC current) Transmission and Axle Service Manual Drive Train Suspension and Steering Brakes Heating and A/C Systems Electrical Systems Automotive Engine Performance OSHA 10 Hr. Training CERTIFICATION Moter Vehicle Inspector Exam Fee: $25 OSHA Card Fee: $5 OACE Certificate of Completion COURSE PREREQUISITES NONE PLACEMENT REQUIREMENTS No High School Diploma Required TABE Reading 6.5 - 8.9 TABE Math 6.5 - 8.9 ASSOCIATED FEES include: Textbooks Supplies TRAINING LOCATIONS Region 5 - CoopTech H.S. (Evening) New York City Department of Education Office of Adult and Continuing Education 2014

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12 Boiler Maintenance/Air Pollution EPA General Trades The Boiler Maintenance course prepares students for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) certification exam. This intro course is designed to teach students the major components of boilers and how to inspect boilers. This course is up to 2 months. CERTIFICATION EPA # 608 Exam Fee: $35 OSHA Card Fee: $5 COURSE PREREQUISITES NONE PLACEMENT REQUIREMENTS No High School Diploma Required TABE Reading 8.0 - 8.9 TABE Math 7.0 - 8.9 ASSOCIATED FEES include: Textbooks Supplies TRAINING LOCATIONS Region 2 - Aviation H.S. (Evening) Region 5 - MMALC (Saturday) New York City Department of Education Office of Adult and Continuing Education 2014 Areas of Instruction 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Components and Functions of #6 Boiler The Science of Gas and Liquids Combustion Theory Fuel Flow Chart Reading Thermal Energy EPA Regulations New York City Regulations OSHA 10 Hr. Training

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Building Maintenance Program 13 This 10 month Building Maintenance course prepares students for an entry level position in the building maintenance industry. This course covers four core areas: carpentry maintenance, plumbing/heating maintenance, electrical maintenance and janitorial services. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be eligible for OSHA and/or EPA Boiler Operator training to prepare for certification. General Trades Areas of Instruction 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. Introduction to Safety, Hand Tools and Equipment Basic Framing Repairing Doors and Windows Basic Lock Maintenance Basic Electricity Theory Repairing and Replacing Fixtures and Switches Maintaining Electrical Equipment Cleaning and Polishing Floors Window Repair, Glazing and Cleaning Repairing Vinyl Tiles Measuring, Cutting and Soldering Black Pipe Repairing Simple Leaks and Cleaning Drains Heating Systems Career & Financial Management OSHA 10 Hr Training CERTIFICATION OACE Certificate of Completion: OSHA Card Fee: $5 COURSE PREREQUISITES NONE PLACEMENT REQUIREMENTS No High School Diploma Required TABE Reading 7.0 - 8.9 TABE Math 7.0 - 8.9 ASSOCIATED FEES include: Textbooks Supplies TRAINING LOCATIONS Region 5 - CoopTech H.S. (Evening) New York City Department of Education Office of Adult and Continuing Education 2014

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14 Culinary Arts / Food Preparation General Trades This 10 month program is designed to teach students basic and advanced techniques in culinary baking and kitchen management. Indepth hands on training include knife skills development, butchering of common cuts of meats and seafood preparation, garnishing skills, culinary techniques development, product identification, baking and pastry arts, professional kitchen equipment operation, recipe development, and team work. Students are encouraged to practice at home to further develop their skills and will be given opportunities to showcase them in class. Areas of Instruction 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Safety and Sanitation Skills Nutrition and Healthy Cooking Equipment Identification and Use Measurements Product Identification Raw Product Fabrication Cooking Methods Baking Methods Costing Employee Responsibilities CERTIFICATION OACE Certificate of Completion New York City Food Handler Exam Fee: $25.00 COURSE PREREQUISITES NONE PLACEMENT REQUIREMENTS No High School Diploma Required TABE Reading 6.5 - 8.9 TABE Math 6.5 - 8.9 ASSOCIATED FEES include: Textbooks Supplies TRAINING LOCATIONS Region 5 - CoopTech H.S. (Evening) New York City Department of Education Office of Adult and Continuing Education 2014

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Early Childhood Education This 5 to 10 month Early Childhood Education program will offer students the opportunity to learn about child development, nutrition and child care. Students will be prepared to take NYS certification exams. The program includes an internship in a local child care facility and may lead to the student opening his/her own child care facility. 15 N Areas of Instruction Infant and Toddler Personal Care 1. Principles of Childhood Development 2. Nutrition and Health Needs of Children 3. Child Day Care Program Development 4. Safety and Security Procedures 5. Business Record Management 6. Child Abuse and Maltreatment Identification and Prevention 7. Statutes and Regulations - Child Care 8. Statutes and Regulations – Child Abuse and Maltreatment Health & Safety Modules 1. Introduction to Health Safety 2. Creating a Safe Environment 3. Creating a Healthy Environment I 4. Creating a Healthy Environment II 5. Protect and Prevent 6. Emergency Preparation and Response CERTIFICATION SUNY Health and Safety (New York State) for Group Family Daycare School-Age Care (New York City Department of Health) for Group Leader in After School Programs Child Development Association (CDA) (National Certification) for Head Teacher in Preschool Programs Note: The CDA certification requires a High School or High School Equivalency Diploma No Fees OACE Certificate of Completion COURSE PREREQUISITES NONE ASSOCIATED FEES include: Textbooks Supplies New York City Department of Education O ot re ffe d Education PLACEMENT REQUIREMENTS TABE Reading 6.5 - 8.9 TABE Math 6.5 - 8.9 TRAINING LOCATIONS Office of Adult and Continuing Education Th Child Development Associate Core Areas 1. Safety, Health and Learning Environment 2. Physical and Intellectual Development 3. Social and Emotional Development 4. Productive Relationships with Families 5. Managing an Effective Program Operation 6. Professionalism 7. Observing and Recording Children’s Behavior 8. Principles of Child Growth and Development is Se es m 2014 te r

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