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ERACE offers Pharmacy Tech Certificate Program 

Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Winter/Spring 2017
Pharmacy Technician Certification Program

The Pharmacy Technician Certification Program is an intensive 20 week program divided into two 10 week courses. Pharmacy Tech A includes job required skills and responsibilities and 10 hour OSHA Authorization course. Pharmacy Tech B includes Pharmacy mathematics and chemistry with wet lab, Externship, and will conclude with registering for PTCB Certification Exam.
Pharmacy Tech A will meet Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:15-8:15 for 10 weeks beginning Monday, February 1th and ending Wednesday, April 5th. The cost is $225.
Pharmacy Tech B will meet Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:15-8:15 for 10 weeks beginning Monday, April 17th and ending Wednesday, June 21st. The cost is $225.
The course fee includes the course curriculum delivered through Edgenuity educational software and access to a Connecticut certified teacher, but does not include the $129 PTCB exam fee. Please check the PTCB website ( for more exam information. Students should bring a calculator to class. Please note that this is a rigorous program that successful completion will require a minimum of 8-10 hours of homework per week.
Registration Guidelines:
Students interested in registering for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Program are required to take and pass a math and reading pretest prior to the first night of class. ERACE offers remediation classes in reading and math for students who do not pass the necessary pretests.

Students must have a high school diploma to take Pharmacy Tech B, but may concurrently enroll in a high school completion program during Pharmacy Tech A.

Spring 2018 Course Catalog  

Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Our Spring 2018 Course Catalog is online!

Winter/Spring 2017 Catalog is live!  

Thursday, December 15, 2016
Our Winter/Spring 2017 Catalog is LIVE!

Fall 2016 Voices of ESL Newspaper Released  

Friday, December 9, 2016
Our fall 2016 Voices of ESL Newspaper has been released! These articles are created by the English as a Second Language students for your reading pleasure. The students work hard throughout the semester to submit their experiences to the creator and editor Susan Wallace (ERACE Staff). We hope you enjoy it!

ERACE hosts College & Career Night  

Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Come to ERACE on Nov. 30th for our College & Career Night!

Clinton First Selectman visits ERACE ESL Clinton classes 

Thursday, October 27, 2016
On Oct. 27, Clinton First Selectman Bruce Farmer met and spoke with ERACE ESL students at their English class at Joel Elementary School in Clinton. ERACE is East Shore Region Adult & Continuing Education and offers English classes for non-native speakers from around the world. It currently has 125 students from more than 25 countries. Farmer spoke about his road to the first selectman’s office, how the students and their families can get involved in the community, and answered questions from the students about their concerns for their adopted town.


Tuesday, October 18, 2016


Jamie Cosgrove visits ERACE ESL Classes 

Friday, October 14, 2016
Jamie Cosgrove, Branford 1st Selectman, visits ERACE English as a Second Language classes!

Classes in Clinton CHANGED LOCATION 

Tuesday, October 11, 2016
All classes in Clinton have changed locations See below for a full description

Fall 2016 ESL Class Registration  

Tuesday, September 6, 2016
Visit our website for a complete registration & class schedule!

Branford Day- Registration September 6th
Branford Evening- Registration September 7th
Madison- Registration September 7th
Clinton- Registration September 6th

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East Shore Region Adult
Continuing Education
185 East Main Street
Branford, CT 06405

Fax: 203.315.5149

Towns Served: Branford, Clinton,
Guilford, North Branford