Workforce Development provides customized non-credit professional
development training to local businesses, individual community residents
and local government employees. For more than 20 years, Workforce
Development has complemented SUNY Erie’s academic mission
and has positioned itself as the workforce development leader in Western
Investment in life-long learning provides the local workforce with the necessary skill sets to foster economic development.
Workforce Development’s four divisions: Community Education,
Corporate Training, Driving Programs and the SUNY Erie One Stop have created
an innovative entrepreneurial workforce team that assists local
businesses in remaining globally competitive in a growing
technologically and knowledge driven economy.
The reason for Workforce Development’s success is largely attributed
to the development of partnerships, strategic alliances with the
community and collaborative relationships working with the local,
regional and federal governments. Courses are customized short-term
training programs which meet business and industries training needs.
These non-credit professional development or lifestyle training programs
are offered onsite, or are held at any one of our three conveniently
Through workforce training, SUNY Erie plays a critical role in both the
state and region’s economic development efforts. Workforce Development
provides a life-long learning partnership between education and industry
offering the following:
It is Workforce Development's goal to ensure this region’s long term vision for economic vitality.