Educational & Career Services

Educational & Career Services provide FREE Adult Education classes throughout Ocean County.  Need your high school diploma?

Do you need to increase your reading or math skills for employment or training?  Contact our program for more details.

All classes & services are provided by the Ocean County Basic Skills Consortium through a grant from the NJ Dept. of Labor & Workforce Development

Adult Basic Education


Day & Evening Classes Available

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Day & Evening Classes Available

Distance Learning

Difficult work schedule?  Try our distance learning option with classroom hours to meet with instructor.

High School Equivalency (HSE)

Day & Evening Classes Available

Integrated English Literacy & Civics Education (IELCE/IET)

Day & Evening Classes Available

Employability Skills

All classes include college and career readiness skills, assisting students interested in post-secondary education or training,obtaining citizenship skills and resources to enter and/or retain employment.

Registration:  Ongoing - Virtual 

Please Call 609-494-8661 ext. 185

Southern Regional High School
Toms River North High School
Lakewood Library 
Holy Family Church
Brick Library

Registration is required for all classes.  Registration includes application, placement testing to determine levels & orientation. Registration takes approximately 3 hours.  

For additional information call 609-494-8861, ext. 185
Classes are subject to change due to enrollment.

All participants must be verified for eligibility through the Ocean County One Stop Career Center - PIC Office.

Programs funded through a grant provided by the Ocean County Department of Human Service.  

Program is located at 1258 Route 166, Toms River.

Call 732-281-8653 for additional information.

Workforce Learning Link

Eligible participants who have been identified through the One Stop Career Center will receive individualized education and job readiness plans. Program has been designed to increase participants educational levels to enter training, obtain HS Diploma, learn English and career/job skills to achieve self- sufficiency.

First Step to Self Sufficiency

Eligible participants will gain employability skills through a variety of workshops, identify barriers to employment; resume building, work readiness, credentials and computer skills. Each participant will create an individualized plan to build skills towards self-sufficiency.

Next Step to Employment

Eligible participants have the opportunity to gain employability skills as well as stackable credentials. Program provides job related workshops to increase skills for participants seeking employment and/or career training. Participants will be provided training and work experience relevant to the jobs in demand in Ocean County.

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