General Education (GED) & Adult Basic Education

For more information on Adult Education GED/TASC programs, call 607-763-3638


Broome-Tioga BOCES offers GED/TASC classes for students 18 years or older, as well as a home study program, GRASP (Giving Ready Adults a Study Program) for students 21 years or older to help students prepare for the GED/TASC exam.  Both are offered at no charge.

The first step in pursuing your GED/TASC is to attend a registration meeting.  GED/TASC registration meetings are held each Friday from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Johnson City Learning Center, 500 Main Street, Johnson City, NY.  Registration includes assessment testing in reading and math.  After registering, students may enroll in any of the GED/TASC classes listed below.

BOCES also offers English as a second language, life skills and citizenship education.  For more information, contact Joan Ross, (607) 763-3638 or

Adult GED/TASC Class Locations


BOCES - Leslie F. Distin Education Center
435 Glenwood Dr., Binghamton - room 535
Monday, Tuesday & Thursday - 5 - 8 p.m.
Registration: Mondays, 5 p.m.

First United Methodist Church
53 McKinley Ave., Endicott 
Tuesday through Thursday, 8:30 - 12:30 a.m.

Broome County Workforce NY
171 Front St., Binghamton
Monday through Friday, 8:30 - 3 p.m. 

Johnson City Learning Center
500 Main St., Johnson City
Monday 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (news students only)
Tues. through Thursday, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Registration: Friday, 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

 Tioga Workforce Center
Route 38, Owego
Monday and Wednesday, 1 - 4 p.m.
Registration: 12:30 - 1 p.m. 
GED/TASC Alternative Program for High School Students 

This program is for high school students ages 16-21 who are at risk of not completing the requirements for a high school diploma.  The program's goal is to help students successfully obtain a GED/TASC diploma, increase their life-skill training and assist with obtaining employment.  Program options include half-day academic preparation or full-day academic preparation with work experience opportunities. Enrollment through your local school district.

Site: East Learning Center

GRASP Materials Available at:  
BOCES - Leslie F. Distin Education Center,
Adult Ed office

435 Glenwood Road, Binghamton
Newark Valley, district office 
79 Whig St., Newark Valley 
Chenango Forks HS, guidance office
1 Gordon Dr., Binghamton 
Owego-Apalachin, district office 
36 Talcott St., Owego 
East Learning Center
164 Hawley St., Binghamton Room 100 
Tioga Central, administration office
3 Fifth Ave., Tioga Center
Johnson City HS, main office
666 Reynolds Rd., Johnson City
Union-Endicott HS, guidance office 
1200 East Main St., Endicott 
 Binghamton HS, main office
31 Main St., Binghamton 
Whitney Point HS, district office
10 Keibel Rd., Whitney Point,
 Windsor HS, guidance office
1191 N. Route 79, Windsor