The State University of New York



Over the past forty-five years, the MEOC has served thousands of residents of Harlem, East Harlem, and throughout New York City, providing training for skilled and semi-skilled occupations as well as college foundation courses and placement services for all enrolled students and potential students.

Graduates from the MEOC have moved into jobs in industry, commerce, governmental service and have been accepted into all units of the City University of New York, State University of New York and private colleges, after receiving either directly or after post secondary education following training at the Center.

Learn English, earn your HSE and prepare for college with us! Improve your professional skills by participating in one of our vocational programs including Certified Microsoft Office®, PC Repair with A+ Certification, Security Officer Training – all for free.*Start your academic and professional development here with a faculty and staff that cares.
*Based on Eligibility Requirements

Get to know our programs and services in person at one of our Information Sessions. Attend a session at 11AM, 3PM or 6PM. Click here for more details.

Learn about our upcoming classes. All prospective students must attend an information session for the following programs: Electronic Health Records, Certified Nurse Aide, Home Health Aide, Security Office Training, Civil Service Exam Prep. Or click here for more details.





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MEOC students at Harvard University…. read more mple paragraph. I was    trying but my English was far from    perfect.  Math is a universal language –   French, Spanish,      German – whatever,” she said. “But, the    program truly helped me better understand    English, improve my writing and reading ski




Dr John Graham

On August 27, 2012, Dr. John. L. Graham, joined the MEOC team as the new Executive Director. Click here for his personal message