High School Equivalency (formerly GED)

Dutchess Community College has established a series of seminar-based programs for individuals who wish to improve their job opportunities by earning their high school equivalency (HSE) formerly known as general educational development (GED).
Emphasis will be on improving writing and math skills using creative thinking and problem-solving strategies.

How to register
If you are ages 17 or 18, call 431–8905 to make an appointment for the program coordinator to meet with you and your parent or guardian.

If you are 19 or older, you may register in person at one of the class locations during class times only, at the Office of Community Services on the main campus, or at the main office at DCC South.
You must have a state–issued ID (license, permit, non-driver ID, or passport) with you.
There are no refunds for programs.

HSE Location Key:
 03s BCRC Beacon Community Resource Center, 23 West Center Street, Beacon
 10s DCC Main Campus, 53 Pendell Road, Poughkeepsie
 20s COC Circle of Courage, Union Street, Poughkeepsie
 20s NDI Nubian Directions, 248 Main Street, Poughkeepsie
 50s HRHC Hudson River Health Care, 3360 Route 343, Amenia
 50s NEC Northeast Community Center, Millerton
 80s HVCP Hudson Valley Cerebral Palsy Center, 15 Mount Ebo Road, Brewster
 80s PHS Pawling High School, Pawling
 80s PTH Pawling Town Hall, Pawling
 82s DES Dover Elementary School, Dover Plains
 90s DS DCC South, Hollowbrook Office Park, 31 Marshall Road, Bld 4, Wappingers Falls

 

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HSE002 HSE TRANSITIONS

Improve reading, writing and math skills. Small classroom seminars. Prepare for admission to credit classes. No classes 11/26 & 27. (Sections 04 and 25: 83 Hours; Section 80: 90 Hours)

5252   04   6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.   (MTWR)   9/3-12/18   BCRC   J Megna   $20
5253   25   6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.   (MTWR)   9/3-12/18   NDI   D Long   $20
5254   80   6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.   (TR)   9/4-12/18   PTH   A Hunt   $20


HSE003 HSE PREPARATION

(2 sessions per week) Improve reading, writing and math skills in small classroom seminars.

No class 11/26 (DCC only) and 11/27. (90 hours)

5255   01   9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.   (MW)   9/3-12/17   BCRC   H Hines   $20
5256   10   6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.   (MW)   9/3-12/17   DCC   E Toohey   $20
5257   11   6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.   (TR)   9/4-12/18   DCC   E Toohey  $20
5258   50   6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.   (TR)   9/4-12/18   NEC   M Pujol-Thompson   $20
5259   80   5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.   (TR)   9/4-12/18   HVCPC   W Flemister   $20  
5260   82   6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.   (MW)  9/3-12/17   DES   D Ham   $20
5261   90   6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.   (TR)   9/4-12/18   DS   J Bell   $20


HSE007 HSE TRANSITIONS PLUS

(4/5 sessions per week) Improve reading, writing and math skills in small classroom seminars and prepare for admission to credit classes. No class 11/27 & 28. (456 Hours)

5263   01   8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.   (MTWRF)   9/3-12/19   BCRC   H Hines   $20
5264   10   8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.   (MTWRF)   9/3-12/19   DCC   G Nystrup   $20
5265   20   8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.   (MTWRF)   9/3-12/19   COC   A Bonanno   $20
5266   26   9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.   (MTWR)   9/3-12/18   NDI   B Horan   $20
5267   90   8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.   (MTWRF)   9/3-12/19   DS   J Zangerle   $20


HSE016 SPANISH High School Equivalency (HSE en español)

Designed for students whose first language is Spanish. All instruction in Spanish.
(Sessions vary – las sesiones varían) Diseñado para los Estudiantes cuyo primer idioma es el español. La instrucción es toda en Español. (lunes y miércoles)

5268   01   9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.   (S)   9/6-12/20   BCRC   E Huincho   $20
5269   03   6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.   (MW)   9/3-12/17   BCRC  J Huincho   $20
5270   10   6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.   (MW)   9/3-12/17   DCC   E Huincho   $20
5271   11   9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.   (MW)   9/3-12/17   DCC   J Huincho   $20
5272   12   9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.   (S)   9/6-12/20   DCC   J Huincho   $20  
5273   25   3:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.   (MWR)   9/3-12/19   NDI   E Huincho  $20
5274   50   6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.   (TR)   9/4-12/18  NEC   M Pujol-Thompson   $20
5275   51   9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.   (S)   9/6-12/20   NEC  J Saquicela   $20 
5276   52   8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.   (M)   9/8-12/22   HRHC   J Saquicela   $20
5277   80   6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.   (TRF)   9/4-12/19   PHS   J Saquicela   $20
5278   82  6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.   (MW)   9/3-12/17   DES   J Saquicela   $20 
5279   83   6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.   (MW)   9/3-12/17   HVCPC   J Rodriguez   $20
5280   84   6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.   (TR)   9/4-12/18   HVCPC   G Newman   $20
5281   90   5:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.   (MWR)   9/4-12/18   DS   J Cuellar   $20

 

Still confused about the new requirements for a High School Equivalency Diploma in New York state?
Call 431-8905 for more information.