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    Welcome to Kenmore Town of Tonawanda Adult & Community Education! We are the leading provider of educational programs and lifelong learning for people of all ages in the Kenmore, Tonawanda, and Buffalo, NY community. From GED classes to English classes, we have the programs and instructors to help you. We offer:

    • The most extensive catalog of community-driven educational courses and activities in Western New York
    • Programs for school-age children, such as sports and driver education
    • Comprehensive resources for those seeking a High School Equivalency diploma (formerly GED)
    • College and workplace skill development
    • English as a Second Language instruction
    • GED testing for persons wishing to attain a NYS High School Equivalency diploma 






    Quick Link for our Community Education Online Registration System!



    Interested in our community education offerings?

    Visit the Community Education Page where you can find payment/registration information, register online, propose a new course offering, and more. To view the most recent catalog click the link below! 


    Looking for information on high school equivalency/GED preparation or adult education programs?

    Visit the High School Equivalency/GED Page to learn about resources that will help you earn your High School Equivalency (GED). You can also visit the Adult Education Page for additional educational resources for adults including basic education classes and the Pre-Collegiate Programs Page to learn about the Pathways to Success/Pre-Collegiate Programs partnership with Erie Community College.


    Want to know more about our English as a Second Language instruction?

    Visit the English as a Second Language Page to learn about programs that offer language and skill development opportunities for non-English speaking learners.


  • Adult & Community Education

    Liza M. Acanfora


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    Direct Line: (716) 874-8437

     Department Information:

    Kate Simmons

    GED Assistant

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    Adult & Community Education Department 

    (716) 874-8500 ext. 32621


    Mailing Address & Office Hours: 

    Kenmore Junior/Senior High 

    155 Delaware Road Buffalo, NY 14217

    Monday-Friday, 8:00AM-5:00PM


    The office is closed on all school district holidays and during recesses. Visit the District Calendar Page for district calendar information.

    When the Ken-Ton School District is closed due to weather conditions, adult and community education programs will also be cancelled. 


    Community Education

    Room 122 

    Nicole Bernard, Senior Clerk Typist

    (716) 874 - 8500 X 32621

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    Kathy Talty, Clerk Typist 

    (716) 874 - 8500 X 32622

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    Adult Education

    Room 121

    Denise Jurewicz

    Enrollment & Assessment 

    (716) 874 - 8500 ext. 32631

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    Paula Gardner

    Data Manager 

    (716) 874 - 8500 ext. 32121

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    Susie Cornell

    Enrollment Manager

    (716) 874 - 8500 ext. 32117

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    Yolanda Davila

    ESL Instructor


    John Rojek

    ESL Instructor 


    Brian Smith

    High School Equivalency Instructor


    Elda Cruz

    ESL Instructor


    Hayley D'Amaro

    ESL Instructor


    Leslie Evans 

    High School Equivalency Instructor 


    Case Management/Career Counseling Office 

    X 32117


    Cheri Cipriano-DeBrew

    ESL Program Case Manager

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    Ken Jarosz

    HSE Program Case Manager

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    Kristin Kinsella

    HSE Program Case Manager

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