Workforce Development

Mission Statement
The Schenectady County Community College Workforce Development Division provides industry demand-driven, non-credit education, training and enrichment programs in an accessible and affordable student-centered environment. We serve a wide-ranging student population and provide resources to foster a path to post-secondary education and the workforce.

Vision Statement
The Schenectady County Community College Workforce Development Division is committed to being the first-choice of businesses and individuals for the delivery of innovative and responsive non-credit educational programming in the Capital Region.

Capital Region Human Resource Association (CRHRA)
SPHR Continuing Education Credit Series at SCCC Center City

The SCCC Workforce Development Division has partnered with the Capital Region Human Resource Association to offer four annual seminars for SPHR Strategic credit. Classes will be held in our beautiful 31,000 square foot Center City location in Downtown Schenectady across from Proctor’s Theater.

CRHRA logoHR Legislative Briefing
Thursday, January 22

8:30-9 a.m. - Networking/Breakfast
9-11 a.m. - Program
CRN# 11311 CFP 207-01
Fee: $65
Instructor: Tom Minnick, SPHR, VP of HR, the Business Council of NYS, Inc.

This program has been approved for 2 (Business) recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute.
This course will review the ongoing and new HR /labor related legislation enacted in 2014 and proposed for 2015 by the New York State Legislature. Issues to be reviewed include pay equity, comparable worth, bullying legislation, mandated sick time and other paid time off, restrictions on use of criminal and credit background checks, minimum wage and living wage proposals, wage theft prevention proposals and wage deduction regulations. We'll also review the 2014 state election results and political composition of the New York State Senate and Assembly. Click here to register.

Please continue on to Non-credit Courses and Registration to view all our Spring 2015 course offerings.

Contact Us

Halina Lastarza
Workforce Development
Stockade Building, Room 120
(518) 381-1315

Student Success

Jamel Walton was rewarded for her hard work and determination with the 2014 Region East Charles A. Burns Outstanding Adult Continuing Education Student Award. Jamel, a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, graduated from HPOG's IBEST CNA/PCA class and is now a Criminal Justice major at SCCC. She recently decided to change her career path to enter the growing health care field and will be enrolling in SCCC's new Community Health Worker (CHW) training program next spring. Read more about her and other HPOG success stories.