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.

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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.

No class 9/7, 11/26, 11/27, 12/24, 12/25

HSE Location Key:
BCRC Beacon Community Resource Center, 23 West Center Street, Beacon
DCC Main Campus, 53 Pendell Road, Poughkeepsie
COC Circle of Courage, Union Street, Poughkeepsie
NDI Nubian Directions, 248 Main Street, Poughkeepsie
NEC Northeast Community Center, Millerton
HVCP Hudson Valley Cerebral Palsy Center, 15 Mount Ebo Road, Brewster
PHS Pawling High School, Pawling
DES Dover Elementary School, Dover Plains
DS DCC South, Hollowbrook Office Park, 31 Marshall Road, Bld 4, Wappingers Falls

HSE002 HSE TRANSITIONS
Improve reading, writing and math skills. Small classroom seminars. Prepare for admission to credit classes. 180 hours.
25  6:00 pm-9:00 pm  (MTWR)  8/3-11/14  NDI  H. Hines  $20
26  6:00 pm-9:00 pm  (MTWR)  9/21-12/30  NDI  H. Hines  $20

HSE003 HSE PREPARATION
Improve reading, writing and math skills in small classroom seminars. 2 sessions per week. 180 hours.
No class 9/7, 11/26, 11/27, 12/24, 12/25
10  6:30 pm-9:30 pm  (MTWR)  8/3-11/14  DCC  E. Toohey  $20
11  6:30 pm-9:30 pm  (MTWR)  9/21-12/30  DCC  E. Toohey  $20
80  5:30 pm-8:30 pm (MTR)  8/3-11/14  HVCPC  A. Rienzo  $20
81  5:30 pm-8:30 pm (MTR)  9/21-12/30  HVPC  A. Rienzo  $20
82  5:30 pm-9:30 pm (TWR)  8/3-11/14  DES  E. Newsome  $20
83  5:30 pm-9:30pm (TWR)  9/21-12/30  DES  E. Newsome  $20
90  6:30 pm-9:30 pm (MTWR)  8/3-11/14  DS  D. Long  $20
91  6:30 pm-9:30 pm (MTWR)  9/21-12/30  DS  D. Long  $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. 375 hours. No class 9/7, 11/26, 11/27, 12/24, 12/25
01  8:00 am-2:00 pm (MTWRF)  8/3-11/14  BCRC  B. Horan  $20
02  8:00 am-2:00 pm (MTWRF)  9/21-12/30  BCRC  B. Horan  $20
10  8:00 am-2:00 pm (MTWRF)  8/3-11/14  DCC  G. Nystrup  $20
13  8:00 am-2:00 pm (MTWRF)  9/21-12/30  DCC  G. Nystrup  $20
11  8:00 am-2:00 pm (MTWRF)  8/3-11/14  DCC  K. Kassner  $20
14  8:00 am-2:00 pm (MTWRF)  9/21-12/30  DCC  K. Kassner  $20
12  8:00 am-2:00 pm (MTWRF)  8/3-11/14  DCC  D. Buchal  $20
15  8:00 am-2:00 pm (MTWRF)  9/21-12/30  DCC  D. Buchal  $20
20  8:30 am-2:30 pm (MTWRF)  8/3-11/14  COC  A Bonanno  $20
21  8:30 am-2:30 pm (MTWRF)  9/21-12/30  COC  A. Bonanno  $20
26  9:00 am-3:00 pm (MTWR)  8/3-11/14  NDI  C. Rivas  $20
28  9:00 am-3:00 pm (MTWR)  9/21-12/30  NDI  C. Rivas  $20
90  8:00 am-2:00 pm (MTWRF)  8/3-11/14  DS  J. Zangerle  $20
91  8:00 am-2:00 pm (MTWRF)  9/21-12/30  DS  J. Zangerle  $20

HSE016 SPANISH High School Equivalency (HSE en español)
Sessions vary. Designed for students whose first language is Spanish. All instruction in Spanish.
Las sesiones varían. Diseñado para los Estudiantes cuyo primer idioma es el español. La instrucción es toda en Español. (lunes y miércoles). 180 hours / 180 horas. No class 9/7, 11/26, 11/27, 12/24, 12/25
01  5:30 pm-9:30 pm (TFS)*  8/3-12/30  BCRC  J. Cuellar  $20
*Section 01 Saturday classes meet 9:00 am-1:00 pm.
10  5:30 pm-9:30 pm (MTW)  8/3-12/30  DCC  E. Huincho  $20
11  8:30 am-12:30 pm (MWS)  8/3-12/30  DCC  E. Huincho  $20
25  2:00 pm-6:00 pm (MTW)  8/3-12/30  NDI  E. Cruz  $20
51  5:30 pm-9:30 pm (TFS)  8/3-12/30  NEC  J. Saquicela  $20
82  5:30 pm-9:30 pm (MWR)  8/3-12/30  DES  J. Saquicela  $20
83  5:30 pm-9:30 pm (MWR)  8/3-12/30  HVCPC  J. Rodriguez  $20
90  5:30 pm-9:30 pm (MWR)  8/3-12/30  DS  J. Cuellar  $20