WHO WE ARE

The Division of Continuing Education and Workforce Development (CEWD) offers a wide range of programs to thousands of individuals each year. We strive to offer affordable or no-cost quality occupational training courses that produce an industry recognized credential and count for work and/or advancing a student’s education, and engaging in community activities.

To fulfill our mission:

We Educate and provide career trainings and certificate programs for individuals entering the job market for the first time, seeking to change their professional field, or looking to upskill. Our programs prepare participants for in-demand careers in a variety of sectors such as healthcare, information technology, and education.

Our pre-college programs are designed to prepare individuals to successfully transition into college. We also provide basic education and literacy programs such as English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) and GED Test preparation for the High School Equivalency diploma.
We Collaborate with businesses, employers, community organizations, and public and private funders to create programs and offer employment services.

We continually Adapt our training programs to changes in the job market and help businesses, employers, and workers respond to changes or advancements in their fields.

We Advocate on behalf of the community to support job creation and obtain resources to provide affordable or no-cost job-training programs.

WHAT WE DO

Our dedicated and multi-lingual staff work tireless to ensure our students receive high-quality instruction and achieve their personal and career goals. We customize training programs that are tailored to the needs of our business, employers and community partners.

CEWD key programs and services:

• Adult Learning Center which offers basic education

• Career and employment services inclusive of occupational training courses and transition to employment

• Center for Bronx Nonprofits

• CUNY Fatherhood Academy full time HSE program

• Liberty Partnerships High School Program

• Work Incentives Planning and Assistance (WIPA) enables beneficiaries with disabilities transition to work

• CUNY’s NYC Accelerated Workforce Recovery HUB offers Adult and Continuing Education (ACE) student scholarships for occupational training courses

• The Hostos MacKenzie Scott Scholarship for Adult and Continuing Education (ACE) students awards scholarship for students to matriculate at Hostos

To register for courses, please contact us at:
560 Exterior Street (East 149th Street between Exterior Street and River Avenue) Bronx, New York 10451
Telephone: (718) 518-6656
URL: www.hostos.cuny.edu/contedu