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General Information

OUR LOCATIONS

CTE Center at Olean
1825 Windfall Road Olean, NY 14760
phone: (716) 376 - 8264
 
CTE Center at Belmont
5536 County Route 48 Belmont, NY 14813
phone: (716) 376-8322
 
CTE Center at Ellicottville
Route 242 E Ellicottville, NY 14731
phone: (716) 376-8300

General program questions may be emailed to: adulted@caboces.org

Eligibility:  Who Can Attend?   Enrollment is open to any person 16 years of age or older.  Stduents who are curently enrolled in a high school must present written authorization from a home school official to register for a program.  Adult Education programs do not provide high school credit or college course credit. 

Registration, Tuitiion and Fees   Please do not wait to register!  Fees cover normal supplies or textbooks coasts for most courses unless otherwise noted.  Payment is required in full for tuition and fees at the time of registration.  A seat in a class can only be reserved if registration and pauyment have been received.  Notice:  Any check returned for insufficient funds will be assessed a $25.00 fee. 

Course Canellation  If a minimum enrollment is not reached for a course, CABOCES reserves the right to cancel the course and refund the tuition fees.  In the event that a course is cancelled, an attempt to notify all registrants will be made via telephone.

Refunds  Full tuition refunds will be granted only for a CANCELLATION OF CLASSSES due to insufficent registration.  A refund minus 20% of the tuition will be issued by the CABOCES finance office if the Adult Educaion Office is notified in writing five (5) days before the first class session of your intention to withdraw.  No refunds will be granted after this time.  Please note:  Dental Assisting, Nurse Aid/HHA, Phletotomy, Practical Nursing, 8 Hr Security Guard, 5-Hr Pre-licensing and Point and Insurance Reducation classes have separate refund policies that are not listed above.  Be sure to ask for their policies before registering. 

Students Funded By the GI Bill:   Students not accepted by the school and students who never begin the programs are entitlted to a full refund of all tuition and fees paid.  

In the case of the student withdrawl after the commencement of classes, the school shall retain $10.00 of the registration fee plus a percentage of tuition and fees, which are pro-rated on a day-to-day basis.  The refund is based on the alst date of recorded attendance.  All refunds will be made within 30 days from the date of termination. 

Previous Credit Policy for VA Recipients:  CABOCES will inquire abut each veteran or veteran benetit eligible person's previous education and training and request transcripts from all prior institution; inlcuding military training, tradional college coursework and vocational training.  

Previous transcripts and training will be evaluated and credit will be granted as deemd appropriate by staff. 

Standards of Progress Report:  CABOCES students are evaluated on the basis of skills competency, assessments, quizzes and/or class examinations.  In adddition, specific job related certifications require passing either stte or national approved assessments.  Class passing scores are defined as either satisfactory or unsatisfactory and must be maintained in order for a student to remain in class and recommend to sit for a certifying examination.  A student's satisfactory academic progress will be evaluated three times throughout the duration of a class (for courses over 100 hours - every two (2) weeks and evening four (4) weeks.  Attendance hours of training are available for each class reported weekly to apprise students of their progress and/or attendance status.  Students are also informed of their satisfactory progress at the conclusion of their training.  If necessary and at thet ime of evaluation, the instructor will schedule retesting and make up classes in accordance with availability of the instructor, room, and/or class setting  If an additional class, Leave of Absence, or other extenuating circumstance becomes necessary, the student wil meet with our Adult counseling staff to discuss and determine how to process.  A possible re-test score can be used to satisy local course requirements.  However, national or state certification examinations often are upon the certiying examination retesting policy and may additional fees.  If a student fails to meet any and all scheduled make up sessions, he/she will be required to meet with a program administrator to avoid dismissal.  

Contact Information 

Superintendent for CTE Programs & Adult Education...................................................................................................................716-376-8371

Health Occupations Secretary....................................................................................................................................................... 716-376-8268

TASC™ Test Coordinator................................................................................................................................................................716-376-8214

Financial Aid...................................................................................................................................................................................716-376-8274

Adult Literacy/HSE/Adult Education............................................................................................................................................... 716-376-8211

Registration.................................................................................................................................................................................... 716-376-8264

Workforce Development/Community Lear......................................................................................................................................716-376-8384

Adult Literacy/HSE Team Leader................................................................................................................................................... 716-376-8293

Health Occupations Coordinator.....................................................................................................................................................716-376-8217

CTE/Adult Education Administrative Secretary...............................................................................................................................716-376-8383