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YORK COUNTY ALLIANCE FOR LEARNING NAMES NEW BOARD MEMBERS
June 12, 2018 12:00 AM Updated on: 6/21/2018 8:45 AM

The York County Alliance for Learning (YCAL) elected three new members to their Board of Directors and appointed several incumbent members into new, expanded roles at their May meeting. The positions are for two-year terms, effective on July 1, 2018.

The York County Alliance for Learning (YCAL) recently started accepting applications for its 2018 Innovation Grants. Innovation Grants are mini grants of up to $1,000 each, intended to fund innovative projects that support the YCAL mission to “engage students in career exploration and development.” Innovation Grant applications are available to all YCAL partnered schools and districts.

The York County Alliance for Learning (YCAL), in partnership with the Kinsley Education Center held their Kick-Off Event on Tuesday September 12th for the new Construction Pre-Apprenticeship Program. This program seeks to aid students in career education and exploration to determine if pursuing an Apprenticeship in Construction after graduation is part of their career plan.

The York County Alliance for Learning (YCAL), in partnership with Shippensburg University, recently held its Educator in the Workplace course. Nine York County Educators successfully completed the program over the course of five days starting on June 12th, 2017

YORK COUNTY ALLIANCE FOR LEARNING HOSTS CAREER EDUCATION AND WORK STANDARDS SYMPOSIUM
February 21, 2017 12:00 AM Updated on: 2/21/2017 11:45 PM

The York County Alliance for Learning (YCAL) recently hosted their 7th Annual Career Education and Work Standards Symposium on February 16th. The event was held at York County School of Technology and was attended by over 170 K-12 Educators from across York County.

The York County Alliance for Learning (YCAL) has received a $10,000 grant from York County Community Foundation’s Fund for York County to support its Pre-Apprenticeship Program, which will launch in the 2017-2018 School Year.

YCAL AND KINSLEY ANNOUNCE PRE-APPRENTICE PROGRAM FOR YORK COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
November 15, 2016 12:00 AM Updated on: 11/21/2016 11:21 AM

York County Alliance for Learning (YCAL) and Kinsley Construction, Inc. announce they are teaming to deliver a pre-apprentice program for high school students during the 2017-2018 school year. The one-credit program will be available to seniors in YCAL Partner Schools and will provide as many as 30 students with early exposure to apprenticeships

2015-2016 FirstEnergy STEM Grant
July 10, 2015 12:00 AM Updated on: 7/10/2015 2:14 PM

FirstEnergy proudly supports classroom projects and teacher professional-development initiatives focusing on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The updated STEM Grant application for the 2015-2016 school year is now available.

Over 80 York County educators attended the Career Education and Work Standards Symposium on Wednesday, February 25 at York County School of Technology. The Symposium was hosted by the York County Alliance for Learning (YCAL).

FirstEnergy STEM Grant
July 29, 2014 12:00 AM Updated on: 7/29/2014 10:52 AM

FirstEnergy proudly supports classroom projects and teacher professional-development initiatives focusing on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The updated STEM Grant application for the 2014-2015 school year is now available.

YCAL Hosts 2014 Career Opportunites Day
March 20, 2014 12:00 AM Updated on:

170 York County high school juniors and seniors attended Career Opportunities Day on Thursday, March 13 at HACC's York Campus.

YCAL and YCEA Receive Award
June 6, 2013 12:00 AM Updated on: 8/12/2013 2:44 PM

The York County Alliance for Learning (YCAL) and York County Economic Alliance (YCEA) received the International Association of Facilitators (IAF) Gold Facilitation Impact Award at the 2013 IAF North America Conference on June 6.

YCAL Hosts 2013 Career Opportunities Day
March 14, 2013 12:00 AM Updated on:

175 York County high school juniors and seniors attended Career Opportunities Day on Thursday, March 14 at HACC's York Campus. The event was the culmination of the Career Opportunities Program (COPS), an in-school curriculum available to York County High School juniors and seniors preparing to enter the professional workforce. COPS provides students with the opportunity to work with local human resource professionals to develop knowledge and skills pertaining to job preparedness.

Over 130 York County educators attended the Career Education and Work Standards Symposium on Tuesday, February 26 at Red Lion Area High School. The Symposium was hosted by the York County Alliance for Learning (YCAL).

YCAL Hosts York County School Directors' Dinner
January 31, 2013 12:00 AM Updated on:

The York County Alliance for Learning (YCAL) honored two superintendents and 27 York County school board members for their years of service at the 2013 York County School Directors’ Dinner on Thursday, January 31.

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