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 Huntington's Adult Continuing  Education program is offering three one night financial seminars.
February 26, 2024

Adult Ed Offers Financial Seminars & Food for Thought

The spring semester of Huntington UFSD’s Adult Continuing Education program is set to get underway this week. There are dozens of classes to choose from, including three one-night financial workshops that are priced at $10 per resident. The sessions will meet at Huntington High School in Room 110.

 Huntington UFSD's adult and continuing education program is offering a Financial Workshop course over four nights
February 7, 2024

Adult Ed Program Offers Financial Workshop Sessions

Among the dozens of offerings during the spring semester of Huntington UFSD’s Adult Continuing Education program will be a Financial Workshop course that features four separate seminars.

 Huntington UFSD's Adult Continuing Education program has announced its spring semester classes.
January 26, 2024

Spring Semester Adult Continuing Education on Tap

The Huntington School District’s adult continuing education program’s spring brochure of classes and workshops is now available. Copies have been mailed to residents and the brochure is also available on the district’s website.

 Huntington UFSD's Adult and Continuing Education program has an exciting fall semester planned
August 30, 2023

Fall Adult & Continuing Education Classes Announced

The Huntington School District’s Adult and Continuing Education program has been a mainstay in the community since the 1940s. That same tradition continues today. The fall brochure of classes, workshops and seminars has been mailed to residents and posted on the district website.

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About Adult Education at Huntington

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Informative, Entertaining and Enriching

The Huntington Adult Education Program provides district residents with a variety of informative and entertaining classes, workshops and seminars. The program is self-sustaining and has been in existence for decades, enriching the lives of participants. Dozens courses are offered during fall and spring semesters at the high school and other district buildings. Adults have an opportunity to learn more about specific topics, gain technical and vocational skills and delve into personal interest areas including finance, arts and crafts, technology, sports and fitness, plus many others. Practical courses have even how to go about finding a mate. An auto insurance reduction class is also regularly scheduled. Full length courses last eight weeks, while seminars and workshops are of shorter duration.

Occupational Training Courses

There are also occupational training courses offered through Western Suffolk BOCES, including Adult Basic Education, which leads to the GED exam and English as a Second Language courses. The Huntington School Board has made a special allowance for those residents 60 years of age and over to attend any course for a fee of $15 whenever space is available (except in those classes marked limited or special fee.) Senior citizen discounts are not available on seminars and textbook and special costs, if any, still must be paid. Ideas for new courses or proposals to teach a class are accepted at any time.

Adult Education Program Director

Beth McCoy

Beth McCoy

Assistant Superintendent, Director of Adult Education

Beth M. McCoy has been Huntington’s assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction since July 2017.

Ms. McCoy earned undergraduate and graduate degrees at Boston College. She obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree cum laude in elementary education and the Hispanic experience in 1999 and a Master of Science in moderate/special needs education in 2000. She went on to earn a professional diploma in school administration and supervision at CUNY-Queens College in 2006 and a second professional diploma in school district leadership at St. John’s University in 2012.

At the time of her appointment in Huntington, Ms. McCoy was working at Nassau BOCES as executive manager of curriculum, instruction and technology. Prior to that position she was the principal of Charles E. Schwarting Elementary School in Plainedge for six years and was the assistant principal of Eastport Elementary School during the 2006/07 school year.

Ms. McCoy taught 11th grade English in Quito, Ecuador in the spring of 1999 and was an adaptive behavior cluster intern on the kindergarten/first grade level in Dorchester, Massachusetts in 1999/2000. She taught kindergarten at Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary School in Los Angeles, California for three years before serving as a first and third grade teacher in Glen Cove for three years.

A Golden Key National Honor Society member during college, Ms. McCoy was on the Boston College Dean’s List for all four years of her undergraduate education. She earned the Sullivan Student Teaching Award and was a Donovan Scholar for her graduate studies specializing in an urban area.

A member of the board of directors of the Long Island Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Ms. McCoy has strived to stay on the cutting edge of innovative teaching and learning practices.


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