Annual Report
Review the 2018-2019 YCAL Annual Report!

The York County Alliance for Learning's Annual Report for the end of the 2018-2019 School Year is now available!

The York County Alliance for Learning's Annual Report for the end of the 2018-2019 School Year is now available!

See what was accomplished this past year and to get an idea of the great things we have in store for 2019-2020!

Educator in the Workplace
Applications are NOW BEING ACCEPTED for the 2020 Educator in the Workplace Program

The York County Alliance for Learning's Annual Report for the end of the 2018-2019 School Year is now available!

The Educator in the Workplace program connects teachers with the business community. Through a mix of classroom learning activities and on-site learning in a workplace environment, educators enrolled in this course can expect to bring relevant work standards and experiences back to their classrooms. With the first sessions in March 2020, two cohort options (York and New Oxford) are available to Educators in York, Franklin, and Adams Counties.

Career Education and Work Standards Symposium
Registration is now open for the 10th Annual Career Education and Work Standards Symposium on Thursday, February 27th!

The York County Alliance for Learning's Annual Report for the end of the 2018-2019 School Year is now available!

The 10th Annual Career Education and Work Standards Symposium will be held on THURSDAY February 27, 2020 at the York County School of Technology. Check-in and Dinner will be from 4:00PM – 5:00PM with our program agenda including keynote, breakout sessions focusing on the 4 career education focus areas, and employer panel from 5:00PM – 7:30PM. Event registration is open to all teachers K-12 affiliated with our K-12 Partner Schools.

Career Exploration Programs
Spring 2020 Applications are now being accepted!

The York County Alliance for Learning is working diligently to finalize the entire catalog of Career Exploration Programs for the 2019-2020 school year.

The York County Alliance for Learning is working diligently to finalize the entire catalog of Career Exploration Programs for the 2019-2020 school year.

Career Exploration programs consist of 30+ different programs intended to create opportunities for Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors to attend and explore a career path that may interest them. Hosted by a business partner that operates within the particular career, these programs are categorized as part of the Career Exploration Series (meeting after-school, multiple times throughout the school year) or the Career Exploration Day Programs which are one-day programs that typically meet during the school day.

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  • Educators

    YCAL works with businesses and schools to provide career education, relevant academic experiences, and work based experiences for educators and students in York County. YCAL understands the important role that educators have in the success of our future workforce.

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  • Students

    YCAL works with businesses and schools to provide career education, relevant academic experiences, and work based experiences for educators and students in York County. YCAL understands the important role that educators have in the success of our future workforce.

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  • Employers

    YCAL works with businesses and schools to provide career education, relevant academic experiences, and work based experiences for educators and students in York County. YCAL understands the important role that educators have in the success of our future workforce.

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YCAL Is For You

The York County Alliance for Learning (YCAL) is a non-profit organization that works with businesses and schools to provide career education, relevant academic experiences, and work based experiences for students and educators in York County. The goal is to help students become successful lifelong learners and to help make informed career decisions.

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Testimonials

"YCAL supports our school district's Vision and Mission in tangible and important ways at multiple levels. For students, the Career Exploration Program is a great opportunity for our students to work with a mentor in an internship in students’ specified fields. For teachers, the Career Education and Work Standards Symposium, Innovation Grants, and the Educator in the Workplace course are effective in promoting career awareness and preparation. Additionally, School Directors have an opportunity to be recognized for their years of service, to share ideas, and to network at the annual School Directors' Dinner."

- Ronald E. Dyer, Ed.D., Dallastown Area School District, Superintendent

"York Container is delighted to support innovative and hands-on development of York County’s workforce. With the benefit of the Commonwealth’s Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) process, all parties win!"

- Coni Wolf, York Container Company, Vice President, Business Development

"We invest in YCAL because of the direct, positive impact on the community. The organization’s programs produce fantastic results."

- Gene Draganosky, York Traditions Bank, President and Board Director