Adult Career and Technical Institute
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Dutchess BOCES Adult Learning Institute (ALI) is OPEN.


Registration is open for Adult  Career and Technical programs Register Online HERE (select desired category from dropdown)

The Adult Learning Institute (ALI) has announced the latest classes.  Offerings are both in person and online.  There are many opportunities to move onto the next step in many different career paths, including health occupations, law enforcement & public safety, and architecture & construction.

Classes for English as a Second Language and High School Equivalency preparation are also open for registration.

If you are looking for a fun way to enhance your abilities in art, dance, or bartending, there are classes scheduled on different days for your convenience.  To learn more, click on the course numbers to link to more details and registration forms. See the  ALI Catalog and if you have any questions, please call ALI at 845-483-3640.

Adult Learning Institute Divisions: Register Online HERE

Our main goal is to serve community needs. The focus of our program is to encourage individuals to “unlock their potential” through lifelong learning. Courses offered assist community members to upgrade current job skills, prepare for new careers and grow personally and professionally. Our offerings range from courses providing highly technical skills to classes promoting general interest and self-development.


Our traditional continuing education classes are offered at the Career & Technical Institute (CTI) at 5 BOCES Road.


High School Equivalency (HSE) and ESL classes are available in various locations around the county including:

  • Beacon
  • Fishkill 
  • City of Poughkeepsie
  • Dutchess BOCES

 Our approved GED testing center is located in the Salt Point Center, 5 BOCES Road, Building 49.