Education

Education

Classes on health, language, and more for all ages; college prep; and educational tools for parents or guardians and children.

Classes from Queens Library

Take free classes on job skills, health, fitness, cooking, and using the computer. Other programs from Queens Libraries include classes for kids and parents, language classes, crafts and games, and homework help.

Queens Library Tech Lab at Queensbridge 
10-43 41st Avenue
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718) 990-8625
Wheelchair Accessible
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Queens Library, LIC
37-44 21 Street
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718) 752-3700
Wheelchair Accessible
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Classes from Riis Community Center

The Riis community center in Queensbridge has free programs for youth, seniors, and immigrants. The programs include tutoring, and classes on test preparation, college readiness, and language.

Jacob Riis Neighborhood Settlement
10-25 41st Avenue
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718) 784-7447
Wheelchair Accessible
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Free Pre-Kindergarten

Enroll your child in free, full-day pre-K classes from September to June. Pre-K classes are a great place for kids to make friends and prepare to start school. The Pre-K for All program is free, available for four-year-olds, and runs five days a week. 
Learn more about Pre-K for All

Free Computer Classes for Seniors

Since 2004 Senior Planet has successfully trained 35,000 older adults through its free computer courses. It is a project of Older Adults Technology Services, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping older adults, whose mission is to "harness technology to change the way we age.

To support Queensbridge seniors in using the Queensbridge Connected internet service, the City is providing free digital literacy classes for seniors at the Jacob Riis Settlement House in partnership with the Department for the Aging and Older Adults Technology Services.

For more information, please contact:

Senior Planet
(201) 485-6287
QB@seniorplanet.org
Learn more about OATS and Senior Planet

Or, visit the Jacob Riis Settlement House at:

Jacob Riis Neighborhood Settlement 
10-25 41st Avenue
Long Island City, NY 11101
Wheelchair Accessible
Learn more about resources available at Jacob Riis Settlement

Online Classes

Take free online courses in math, computers, science, finance, history, and more through the Khan Academy. 
Learn more about Online Classes at Khan Academy

NYC College Line

Want to go to college? Learn your options, get help, ask questions, and talk to an advisor. Check out the schedule of events and find local programs near you to begin working your way to college.
Learn more about NYC College Line

Go! College New York

Use the Go! College New York website to learn about applying for college. The site includes information on why college is important, how to choose the right one, and how to apply and pay for college.
Visit Go! College New York

NYC Schools Information and Support

Learn more about public schools, school programs, and school events from the NYC Department of Education (DOE).
View DOE Contact Details

Track Your Child's School Progress

Parents or guardians can keep track of their child's work in school with the Schools Account. Create an account and sign in to see your child's test scores, attendance records, and grades.
Visit your schools account to view your child's school progress

Small Business Help

Do you have a business, or want to start one? The Queens Economic Development Corporation (QEDC) helps people who want to start or grow their business. Visit QEDC for advice, business development workshops, training courses, and networking events.
Visit QEDC Business Services

Resources for NYC Kids and Families

Growing Up NYC is a website for families, with information on everything from health to education to social development. To access resources for NYC kids and families, visit the Growing Up NYC website.
Visit Growing Up NYC