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New York State Education Department: Adult Career and Continuing Education Services - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

New York State Education Department: Adult Career and Continuing Education Services
99 Washington Avenue
One Commerce Plaza
Albany, NY 12234
(518) 474-1711 (Local)
(518) 474-8802 (Fax)
(800) 222-5627 (Toll-Free)
(518) 474-5652 (TDD/TTY)
vesidadm@mail.nysed.gov
http://www.aewd.nysed.gov/

Brief Description

Hours of operation: 8:30am-5:00pm
Geographic area served: New York.

Staff

Debora Brown-Johnson, Assistant Commissioner - Vocational & Educational Services for Adults with Disabilities, (518) 473-1626
Howard Goldsmith, Executive Coordinator - Office of Adult Education and Workforce Development, (518) 474-8892
Kevin Smith, Deputy Commissioner - Office of Adult Education and Workforce Development, (518) 474-2714

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Daily Living Skills/Independent Living Skills Training
    • Administers 38 Independent Living Centers (private, community-based, non-residential).
  • Employment/Job Training
    • Offers service programs for employment, including vocational assessment, counseling, transition from school to work, job training and placement, job follow-up. Monitors Long Term Sheltered Employment programs.

Services for Children

  • Education Services
    • Adult Education Programs and Policy (AEPP); General Educational Development (GED); Bureau of Proprietary School Supervision (BPSS); Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities (VESID)
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