Literacy & ESOL

  • Literacy Education

    Passing scores from NYS Regents Examinations can now count toward earning a NYS High School Equivalency (HSE) diploma. Have you:

    • Passed any Math Regests - no need to take Math portion of the TASC
    • Passed any Science Regents - no need to take Science portion of the TASC
    • Passed any Social Studies Regents - No need to take hte Social Studies portion of the TASC
    • Passed the ELA Regents - No need to take the Reading or Writing portion of the TASC

    Get the credit you deserve! Take advantage of the fourth pathway toward high school equivalency!

    Distance Learning Option

    Unable to attend a class? Prepare for the TASC exam at home! Eligibility: Students must be at least 21 years old, have a reading level of sixth grade or above and be able to work well independently. Students should have a private, quite place in the home where they can work without distraction. An assessment test will be given during the intake process, which will determine the student's reading, math, and langauge arts grade levels and skills. Student packets are picked up by students on a two-week basis at local sites. 

    TASC Program Locations

    Cayuga Community College
    Room F214 and F206
    11 River Glen Drive Fulton, NY 13069

    Oswego Public Library
    Community Room
    120 East 2nd Street Oswego, NY 13126

    Hamilton Homes
    Community Room
    96 Hamilton Street Oswego, NY 13126
    Monday & Wednesday, 3:30 - 6:30 p.m.

    Pulaski Jr.-Sr. High School
    First Floor Library
    4626 Salina Street Pulaski, NY 13142
    Tuesday & Thursday, 6-9 p.m.

    First United Methodist Church
    4372 Church Street Mexico, NY 13114
    Tuesday & Thursday, 11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

    *All TASC students have access to college admission counseling. Visit the CiTi webpage for TASC testing information.

    English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

    For adult students, age 16 and older, who want to learn how to speak, read and write English. We are an open registration program, which means you can come to class any time to register. Instructors will assist you in designing an individualized plan to meet your needs. ESOL Program Locations:

    Hamilton Homes
    Community Room
    96 Hamilton Street Oswego, NY 13126
    Monday & Wednesday, 3:30 - 6:30 p.m.

    Catholic Charities
    808 West Broadway Fulton, NY 13069
    Monday & Tuesday 4:30-7:30 p.m.