WCNY: GED Connection

WCNY was launched in 1965 and chartered by the New York State Department of Education as the Public Broadcasting Council of Central New York. WCNY is a tax-exempt, nonprofit organization, and a member-supported affiliate of the Public Broadcasting Service.

WCNY was originally known as “The Education Station,” but  has dramatically expanded its services throughout 19 counties over the past 50 years. What was once a single broadcast television channel has grown to include five digital channels, including a cable-only station. WCNY, Create, World and Plus channels are available to more than 1.8 million people over-the-air or via cable, fiber and satellite services.

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To provide adults in the Central New York with the literacy tools and skills that they need to be contributing, productive, and engaged members of the community. We do this by advocating for adult education, providing instruction, and partnering with other community based agencies. Improving Adult Literacy makes our community stronger.

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Onondaga County Public Library (OCPL) at The Galleries of Syracuse

The Onondaga County Public Library’s Adult Literacy Program offers a variety of materials and services in support of our mission to assist our adult learners in becoming “information literate,” and to help them on a path to lifelong learning. Information literacy includes:

  • traditional literacy (reading and writing)
  • media literacy (using videos and audiotapes for information)
  • computer literacy (using literacy software and other basic applications)
  • network literacy (using OCPL’s online catalog, serials database and the Internet)

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Adult Education at Johnson Vocational Center (SCSD)

The Johnson Center’s mission is to provide our students with the opportunity to learn a skill that can support them for life. We will accomplish this through our continued effort to keep our programs current and aligned with industry standards and post secondary educational opportunities.

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