The Consortium for Workers Education 

The CWE is the workforce development arm of the New York City Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO, whose affiliated unions represent over 1.2 million workers in the metropolitan region. The CWE union upgrade programs assist the incumbent workforce in maintaining and upgrading their skills and advancing their careers.

Available courses

ESOL Intermediate Advanced


This ESL course integrates learning and acquiring English as a second language using structured lessons based on the Future 4 (advanced intermediate) book and digital devices.  
  • Teacher: Marycruz Corrales

ESL Advanced


Talking and Listening.
  • Teacher: Ed Rod

Writing M/W 6:00 - 9:00 PM


High-level writing class to develop skills for essay writing. 
  • Teacher: Althea Davidson
  • Teacher: Sherry Kane

ESL Level 1


English as  Second Language Level 1
  • Teacher: Jorge Santos

ESL 2 Advanced HTC


English as a Second Language for HTC members.
  • Teacher: Diana Corto

ESOL Level 2 Tu/Th 6:00 -9:00PM


WU Students 
  • Teacher: Althea Davidson

ESL Level 3 at NYCC T/Th


Your online class tasks to successfully complete your course.

ESL Intermediate HTC


English as an Aditional Language for HTC members.
  • Teacher: Nestor Rodriguez

Advanced Computer Skills


Advanced Computers Class: Digital Skills, Word, and Excel overview.
  • Teacher: Nestor Rodriguez

Excel Office 365


Develop you Excel skills

Word Office 365


Develop Word Office 365 skills

Moodle Training for Administrators


Practice Moodle, an open-source learning management system.
  • Teacher: Nestor Rodriguez

Moodle for Teachers (M4T)


Learn Moodle, an open-source learning management system.
  • Teacher: Myles Ephraim
  • Teacher: Nestor Rodriguez

Language Arts, Science and Social Studies (HSE)

This course is designed to prepare you for the TASC (High School Equivalency) exam. Five subject areas will be covered, with primary focus on reading, writing, and math skills. Participants will work together as a class, in small groups, and independently in consultation with the instructor. T…
  • Teacher: David Bindman
  • Teacher: Sherry Kane

Fundamental Math Skills (HSE)

Category: Math

High School Equivalency and College Prep Math
  • Teacher: David Bindman
  • Teacher: Sherry Kane

Critical Race Theory

Category: Social Science

Study in Human Social Psicology


  • Teacher: Patricia Fields