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Statewide Targeted Tuition Program

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Tuition Benefits Statewide Targeted Tuition Program

Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning

The Statewide Targeted Tuition Program for Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) is for CSEA-represented NYS Employees seeking a Plant Utilities Assistant (PUA) or a Plant Utilities Engineer (PUE) position. 

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This program provides additional tuition assistance, up to two extra benefits per program year, to CSEA-represented NYS employees who are either: 

  • Enrolled in a bachelor's degree program in Facilities Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Marine Engineering
  • Enrolled in an associate's degree HVAC program 
  • Enrolled in a BOCES HVAC certificate or diploma program (440- or 900-hour)
  • Enrolled in an HVAC, electrical, refrigeration, boiler operations and maintenance, or plumbing certificate or diploma program at an accredited technical school or technology college
  • Enrolled in four trades courses, minimum of 30 classroom hours each, in any combination of the following trades: electrical, refrigeration, boiler operation and maintenance, plumbing, and HVAC.

*PUA only - You must have nine months of permanent competitive, non-competitive, or labor service AND possess a high school diploma or equivalency to be eligible for this option.

Learn more about the Statewide HVAC Program here

For more information about this Statewide Targeted Tuition Program call the Partnership at (518) 486-7814 (Option 1) or (800) 253-4332 (Option 1) or email us at [email protected]

Information Technology

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The Statewide Targeted Tuition Program for Information Technology provides additional tuition assistance to CSEA-represented NYS employees. Eligible employees can receive up to two extra tuition benefits per program year if they are enrolled in any of the following programs: 

  • Computer Science 
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Information Technology 
  • Telecommunication
  • Management Information Systems

For more information about this Statewide Targeted Tuition Program call the Partnership at (518) 486-7814 (Option 1) or (800) 253-4332 (Option 1) or email us at [email protected]

Nursing

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The Statewide Targeted Tuition Program for Nursing provides additional tuition assistance to CSEA-represented NYS employees. Eligible employees can receive up to two extra tuition benefits per program year if enrolled in an RN or LPN program.

For more information about this Statewide Targeted Tuition Program call the Partnership at (518) 486-7814 (Option 1) or (800) 253-4332 (Option 1) or email us at [email protected]

Welding

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The Statewide Targeted Tuition Program for Welding provides additional tuition assistance to CSEA-represented NYS employees. Eligible employees can receive up to two extra tuition benefits, per fiscal program year, for welding courses.

Learn more about the
Statewide Welding Program here

For more information about this Statewide Targeted Tuition Program call the Partnership at (518) 486-7814 (Option 1) or (800) 253-4332 (Option 1) or email us at [email protected]