2003-04-05 / Community

Beach Channel High School Sets Staff For Adult Education Program

Beach Channel High School Sets Staff For Adult Education Program


Teacher of English, Letty Wein, with students:Maria Zambonino, Jacqueline Tor­res, Doreen Cameron.Teacher of English, Letty Wein, with students:Maria Zambonino, Jacqueline Tor­res, Doreen Cameron.

Auxiliary Services For High Schools has announced that it has recently acquired the services of Assistant Principals, Sandra Tullick and Gordon Duncan. They will serve as the Center Administrators of the largest GED Preparation program in the Rockaways: Auxiliary Services For High Schools at Beach Channel High School Evening Center.  They replace Donna Shannerson and Ralph Cappell who retired this year.

Auxiliary Services For High Schools is a school within the Alternative High School Division of the New York City Department of Education, and is the largest high school in the City of New York with over 60 individual day and evening learning centers located around the city.  Auxiliary Services for High Schools, or A.S.H.S. as it is known, prepares students to take the G.E.D. examination. When students successfully pass the G.E.D. exam they receive the G.E.D. diploma from the New York State Department of Education.

This diploma is the equivalent of a high school diploma and entitles the holder to all the rights and privileges of a high school graduate, including: entry to college, public or private; allows the taking of civil service tests requiring a high school diploma; and fulfillment of the high school diploma requirement for entry into the Armed Services.

A.S.H.S. at Beach Channel Evening Center is free and services students of high school age and adults of the Rockaways, Broad Channel, Howard Beach and beyond who wish to obtain a GED diploma.  Young people must reach their 17th birthday by June 26, 2003.  The school is open during the school year from Monday through Thursday evenings, 5:45 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.. The new Center Administrators: Sandra Tullick and Gordon Duncan, with to reach out to all those of the Rockaway Community and beyond who do not have a high school diploma and want one.  The staff at A.S.H.S. at Beach Channel High School Evening Center are here to assist all comers.  Interested young people and adults are encouraged to come in or call for information during our hours of operation, tel.# (718) 474-7818.


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