Pre-Collegiate Preparation & Scholarships

EMPIRE Promise Workforce Development Strategy

2009-2014 Agenda

Empire Promise:

The Liberty Partnerships Program’s Workforce Development Component/Advancing New York’s Intellectual and Economic Capacity through the Healthy Development of Youth

Key Feature: Youth Stakeholder Development

Critical Elements:

  • Academic Rigor
  • Greater Relevance to New York’s Higher Education Community
  • Strong Alliance with Business and Industry
  • Expanded recruitment of underserved populations, male students

Areas of Interest:

  • Statewide initiatives designed to prepare LPP students for employment in New York that address workforce shortages in areas such as but not limited to:
    • High tech research and development aligned with New York’s Centers of Excellence
    • Regional initiatives for economic and community development
    • K-20 Teaching and Educational Leadership
    • Nursing & the Licensed Heath Professions
    • Law, Public Policy and Government Service
    • Fine & Performing Arts
  • Statewide college recruitment & admissions strategies
  • Scholarship program for graduating LPP students pursuing higher education and pathways into entry-level careers
Last Updated: August 31, 2009