Workforce Development

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 New York.

Our Mission

The division of Workforce Development at SUNY Erie Community College provides innovative, high quality and cost-effective training for the benefit of businesses, organizations, individuals and the community.

About The Workforce Development Program at SUNY Erie Community College

Since the mid 1980’s, SUNY ECC has provided non-credit training programs that support the professional development and skills training needs of business and industry in Western New York. Whether it is a single course or an extensive training program for a small or large organization, we would love to work with you.

Some of our services include:

  • Free training assessments
  • Customized courses to meet unique needs
  • Flexible scheduling of courses
  • Access to our highly credentialed, industry expert faculty
  • Grant resource information and assistance
  • Please keep in mind that we can create a customized course to fit your unique needs

Workforce Development’s Divisions:

Community and Continuing Education, Corporate Training, and Driving Programs have created an innovative entrepreneurial workforce team that assists local businesses in remaining globally competitive in a growing technologically and knowledge driven economy.

Corporate Training

Community and Continuing Education

Driving Programs

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 on one of our three campuses.

Workforce Development Team:

Colleen Reedy
VP of Workforce Development

Katie Marshall
Dean of Continuing Education

Maureen Passmore
Assistant Project Director \ Driving Programs

Nicole Pike
Instructional Support Specialist

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