The Tuition Benefits Program can help you realize your educational and career goals through four components:
Tuition Vouchers - Payment for tuition at participating schools.
Tuition Reimbursement - Authorized repayment of tuition to students who successfully complete coursework at accredited schools.
Statewide Targeted Tuition Program for Information Technology - This program provides tuition assistance to CSEA-represented NYS Executive Branch employees that are matriculated in a Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Information Technology, Telecommunications, or Management Information Systems program. Find out more with the Statewide Targeted Tuition Program for Information Technology flyer [pdf].
Targeted Tuition Program for Welding - This program provides tuition assistance to CSEA-represented New York State Operational Services Unit (OSU) and Division of Military and Naval Affairs (DMNA) employees who wish to take welding courses. View information on the Welding Targeted Tuition Program [pdf].
Statewide Targeted Nursing Program - This program provides additional tuition assistance to CSEA-represented New York State employees matriculated in RN/LPN programs. Find out more with the Statewide Targeted Nursing Program flyer [pdf].
Commercial Drivers License Training (CDL)
Did you know you can use the Partnership's Tuition Benefits Program to take CDL training and obtain your license? Find out more with the CDL Flyer.
Tuition Benefits Promotional Video
- Links to Participating Voucher Schools
- The AFSCME Free College Benefit
- Tuition Benefits Promotional Flyer
- Tuition Benefits Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
- Email a Partnership Advisor
- Partnership Catalogs, Applications, and Publications
Encourage your employees to take advantage of their tuition benefits to enhance their job skills and to prepare for future state workforce needs.
Get the word out with the Tuition Benefits promotional flyer.
Targeted Tuition Program - Can be used to meet the training needs of a particular position or title. The program supports agency and facility workforce development and succession planning needs. Targeted Tuition Program [pdf] benefits are issued to employees in positions or titles identified by agency and facility labor and management representatives and can be used when coursework or training programs satisfy:
- Certification or licensing requirements
- Educational requirements to take a New York State civil service exam
- Educational requirements to complete a traineeship, or other specific job skills training