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For Adult Students

Adult students may enroll in daytime Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs on a space-available basis. Adults learn alongside high school students in the following programs at the following locations: 

CTE Program

Hudson Falls
Southern Adirondack Education Center
1051 Dix Avenue, Hudson Falls
Saratoga Springs
F. Donald Myers Education Center
15 Henning Road, Saratoga Springs
Animal Science  -- AM & PM
Auto Body Repair   -- AM & PM
Automotive Technology AM & PM AM & PM
Construction Trades AM & PM AM & PM
Cosmetology AM & PM 
& Hourly under 250 hours
AM & PM 
& Hourly under 250 hours
Culinary Arts & Hospitality AM & PM AM & PM
Environmental Conservation & Forestry AM & PM  AM & PM
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning (HVAC) & Refrigeration AM & PM AM & PM
Heavy Equipment Maintenance & Operation AM & PM AM & PM
Horticulture & Landscaping  -- AM & PM
Machine Tool Technology AM & PM  --
Power Sports Technology AM & PM  --
Welding AM & PM AM & PM

Practical Nursing
program is available through the BOCES Adult & Continuing Education program, please contact 518-581-3508 for additional information and financial aid considerations.

All daytime programs on both campuses are high school settings. 

Hudson Falls Center:

- AM Session- 8:00 – 10:27  
- PM Session- 11:43 – 2:10
- FULL DAY (if available): 8:00 AM – 2:10 PM (10:30-11:45-break)

Saratoga Springs Center:

- AM Session- 8:00 - 10:40
- PM Session- 11:50 - 2:19All programs follow the school calendar.

2023-24 School Year
- Adult student, full day, full year, am & pm session- $13,022
- Adult student, half day, full year am OR pm session - $6,511
- Cosmetology (hours only request under 250) $14.88 per hour

*Rates subject to change for following school year

*Federal/State Financial Aid is NOT available for CTE programs

Please note: Monthly payment arrangements are available.  

While WSWHE BOCES does not offer financial aid, there are several potential funding resources for continued education. Your eligibility may differ depending on the program or training you are interested in. Please click here for more information or review the info below. 

Sponsoring Agency Information
There are funding options to assist with tuition costs if eligible. It is the individual’s responsibility to research these options.  WSWHE BOCES cannot determine eligibility for these agencies.

Workforce Investment Act Employment and Training Agency:
(One Stop Center)
Saratoga County: (518) 884-4170
Warren County: (518) 746-2391
Washington County: (518) 743-0925
Montpelier, VT: (802) 828-4000

(Formerly known as VESID) for individuals with disabilities only
Main office number: 473-8097

Veterans Office:
Albany County: (518) 474-7606
Saratoga County: (518) 884-4115
Warren County: (518) 761-6342
Washington County: (518) 746-2470


  • All CTE programs integrate math and an English curriculum
  • Monthly payment arrangements are available for self paying students
  • College credit is not available
  • All daytime programs on both campuses are high school settings


  • Students must submit an application online:
  • Be placed in a lottery for available spots after high school students are placed
  • If a spot is not available, students are waitlisted for subsequent lotteries.
  • Sign a commitment contract
  • All programs follow the school calendar


  1. Completed application submitted online:
  2. Meeting with CTE counselor after application is received by guidance
  3. Signed payment agreement OR verification from a sponsoring agency


For more information, please call: 

Hudson Falls, Southern Adirondack Education Center: (518) 746-3421

Saratoga Springs, F. Donald Myers Education Center: (518) 581-3691

For information on the Practical Nursing program, please click here.


Our programs prepare you for jobs that employers are trying to fill — both locally and nationally. While many young people are finding it difficult to move forward with their careers, CTE graduates find themselves in demand.