About Us

About The Center for Workforce Development

CWD Building
3555 Buffalo Road, Westview Commons Business Park, Rochester NY 14624

Embrace Change, Empower Your Tomorrow!
The Center for Workforce Development (CWD) at Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES provides a variety of industry-aligned educational solutions to prepare you for the 21st century workforce.

The BOCES 2 Center for Workforce Development will strive to provide quality, cost-effective educational and workforce services in partnership with other higher educational agencies, the local workforce community and the adult learners we serve in a manner that supports excellence and equity for all learners.
  • Our career and technical education programs are affordable, short-term and convenient for the adult learner.
  • Our career education programs provide you with the skills needed for employment. Our community continuing education classes provide relevant content for the adult seeking to enhance their skills or learn a new skill.
  • In addition, free academic classes for individuals seeking to earn their high school equivalency diploma are conveniently scheduled in several locations. Free English classes for speakers of other languages are offered in numerous formats to best meet the needs of a diverse population.

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Career & Technical Programs
Our career training programs provide the skills needed to prepare for some of today's most in-demand jobs.

Custom Training Solutions
Customized industry-specific training programs that meet the needs of local employers.

Adult Literacy
Classes allowing adults to earn a high school equivalency diploma and learn English as a new language.

Certification Exams and Test Preparation
CWD is an authorized testing center for certifications in several industries.