This program is designed to prepare students to take the new New York State High School Equivalency(HSE) now called the Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC).  The program provides students with the academic knowledge and skills needed to take the exam while also developing essential critical thinking and problem solving skills. 

Courses offered:

  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Writing
  • Mathematics
  • Reading
  • Financial Literacy

TASC Preparation Program (previously HSE program)

Bring all required original documentation in person to the SEOC Admissions Office for review and processing.*

Application Requirements

  • All prospective students are required to provide a Photo ID with a New York Address
  • Income Documentation (Examples: IRS Form 1040 for Current or Prior Year, Unemployment Benefit Statement, SSI/SSD Award Letter, PA/FS Budget Sheet, etc.)
  • Other items may be required depending on citizenship, age, etc.
  • A supplemental application must be completed at the time of documentation review

Admission Requirements (to be scheduled at a later date)

  • Minimum Reading Score of 7.0 on TABE Entrance Exam
  • Minimum Math Score of 6.0 on TABE Entrance Exam
  • Attend a Week-Long Program Orientation
  • Meet with program counselor

*Additional documentation may be necessary after review.

Upon successful completion of the program all graduates are expected to obtain employment or continue their education. The EOC will provide job or college placement assistance to its graduates.

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