Workforce Development

Mission Statement
We provide demand driven training, education and enrichment programs in an accessible and affordable student-centered environment, fostering a path to personal and professional development.

Vision Statement
Our vision is to be the first-choice of businesses and individuals seeking innovative and dynamic training, education and life enrichment opportunities.


Contact Us

Halina Lastarza
Workforce Development
Kindl Building
201 State Street
(518) 595-1101 ext. 3

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.