Registration Open for Free Adult Education Classes


Did you know that the Jersey City public school district offers free evening adult vocational and commercial programs for Jersey City residents? Well, it does, and registration for some upcoming classes is currently open.

The courses including computer classes in keyboarding, and Microsoft’s Word, Excel and PowerPoint programs, as well as vocational classes in furniture repair/refinishing, basic jewelry making, sewing and everyone’s favorite, boiler license preparation.

There is free on-site child care at the classes, which take place at Dickinson High School. Registration for the pgorams is open next Tuesday and Wednesday (Jan. 26 and 27) from 5:30 to 8:30 pm at Dickinson (2 Palisade Ave.).

Jon Whiten

co-founder of the Jersey City Independent; he now works for a public-policy nonprofit in Trenton.

6 Responses
  • alexandro tam
    Jan 26, 2010

    Would like to take up the boiler license

    alexandro tam Jan 26, 2010
  • Jeff Smith
    Mar 15, 2010

    Hey Jon…. Do you know it they have a web site with the classes offered?

    Jeff Smith Mar 15, 2010
  • Jon Whiten
    Mar 15, 2010


    I haven’t seen any website with the info; but you might be able to call the district to find out — 201-915-6210.

    Jon Whiten Mar 15, 2010
  • Jeff Smith
    Mar 18, 2010

    Thanks Jon!

    Jeff Smith Mar 18, 2010
  • Anonymous
    Dec 31, 2010

    Hi Jon,

    Do you know if they are still offering this program for 2011?


    Anonymous Dec 31, 2010

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