The OACE school calendar provides information about the current school year from July 1 through June 30. The information includes class session schedules, professional development schedules, holidays and scheduled recess. Click here for a copy of the OACE calendar.

OACE Flyer and Program Information

To obtain a copy of a flyer about OACE’s programs, please select one of the following languages:

OACE Pamphlet

This pamphlet includes information on OACE's programs, partnerships, student demographics, class locations, and contact information.  There are two versions of the pamphlet, which is currently only available in English. To view or download the pamphlet in PDF format, click here. To print the pamphlet as a foldable booklet, select "booklet printing" from "Page Scaling" in your Print Setup.

Maps of OACE Sites

To obtain a map of OACE’s programs, please select one of the following links, which will open as a PDF:

All of OACE’s sites are now included on the NYCity Map, a comprehensive, searchable online map managed by the NYC Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications. The map can be searched by address, zip code, intersection, place of interest, borough block lot, community district or City Council district.

Certiport Testing Information

OACE is a certified Certiport testing facility for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) and the Internet and Computing Core Certification (IC3) industry exams. Please contact one of the following OACE sites for additional information:

Brooklyn Adult Learning Center (BALC)
475 Nostrand Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11216

Mid-Manhattan Adult Learning Center (MMALC)
212 West 120th Street
New York, NY 10027
212-666-1919 or 212-666-1920

Click here to access the Certiport website.

High School Equivalency (TASC) Testing Information

All GED applications or inquires for exams administered by DOE must be submitted to: 

High School Equivalency (TASC) Central Processing Unit
475 Nostrand Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11216 
718-628-2635 ext. 4030
Hours of operation:
Mon-Fri 8AM - 5PM  

Testing Sites:

Brooklyn Adult Learning Center (063)
475 Nostrand Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11216

Bronx Adult Learning Center (185)
3450 E Tremont Avenue
Bronx, NY 10465

New Dorp High School (412)
465 New Dorp Lane
Staten Island, NY 10306

Downtown Brooklyn Access (297)
67-69 Schermerhorn Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Mid-Manhattan Adult Learning Center (291)
212 West 119th Street
New York, NY 10027

Pathways to Graduation Bronx  Referral Center
1010 Rev. James Polite Ave
Bronx, NY 10459

Pathways to Graduation Brooklyn Referral Center
832 Marcy Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11216 

Pathways to Graduation Queens Referral Center
162-02 Hillside Ave
Queens, NY 11432

Pathways to Graduation Manhattan Referral Center
269 W 35th Street
New York, NY 10018

Click here to access the New York State High School Equivalency (TASC) website.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

To obtain a copy of OACE’s frequently asked questions (FAQ’s), please select one of the following languages:

The Literacy Assistance Center (LAC) is an organization dedicated to supporting and promoting the expansion of quality literacy services in New York. One of their core services is referrals for adult students who want to find free classes in reading, writing, learning English or obtaining their GED.

Resources for Teachers and Administrators:


The Adult Student Information System & Technical Systems (ASISTS) is the Literacy Assistance Centers web-based system data management system for New York State adult literacy programs. The system maintains student information for all students enrolled in the OACE programs.

EMPower Resources

Visit the EMPower website.

Equipped for the Future (EFF) Resources

  1. TLC PowerPoint Slides
  2. TLC Template
  3. Alternative Planning Worksheet
  4. Equipped for the Future Homepage
  5. EFF Teaching/Learning Toolkit>
  6. EFF Performance Continua
  7. Strategies and Techniques for Identifying Students' Shared Priorities
  8. Sample EFF Goal Setting Documents

To access EFF Standards, Role Maps, and the Downloadable Masters click here.

OACE Staff and Student Resource Guide

This resource guide provides information for OACE staff and students on:

  • 311
  • Services and Resources for Parents
  • Public Benefits and Services
  • Housing and Homelessness
  • Health
  • Mental Illness, Substance Abuse & Disabilities
  • Children's Services
  • Financial Literacy
  • Immigrant Services
  • Services for the Formerly Incarcerated

Click here to download the guide as a PDF (please note: this is a 5 MB document, and may take some time to download.)

OACE Administrative Documents & Links

Select one of the following options:

  1. Central Headquarters Time Report
  2. Hourly Professional Personnel Time Report
  3. Monthly Log Of Professional Activities
  4. Personnel Time Report Pedagogical Primary
  5. Personnel Time Report Hourly
  6. Annual Sick Leave
  7. CyberShift
  8. Payroll Employee Self Service
  9. Request For Technical Support

Payroll Schedules

  1. E745
  2. Q Bank
  3. H and Z Bank
  4. PDPS
  5. Q744 (SREPP & PSOEP only)