Chenango-Delaware-Otsego County Workforce

March 2018
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Quick Links
CDOWorkforce website
CDO Workshops

Visit our online calendar to see our upcoming workshops!

March CDO Workforce Holiday Hours

Good Friday - March 30th

All CDO Workforce offices will be OPEN on Friday, March 30th.
Emerging Worker Committee
Do you Work with Youth?

If you work with Youth, you might be interested in becoming involved with our committee.

Under the direction of
CDO's Workforce Development Board, the
Emerging Worker Committee provides on-going leadership and support for continuous quality improvement for  local youth programs

We assist with planning, operational and other issues related to youth

We recommend ways to leverage resources and coordinate services

If you would like to serve on this committee, we meet quarterly in Oneonta.  

Email or call Maggie Gilbert

CDO Workforce Program & Staff News

Sidney CDO Workforce Manufacturing Basics Class is a Success!

In February, Sidney CDO Workforce held a free Manufacturing Basics Class The  five-day class was taught by  Broome Community College.

Some 15 students graduated!

Topics covered were blueprint reading, shop math, measuring devices, hand tool usage, quality overview, communication skills and technical writing skills.

After successful completion of the class, the students had an opportunity to meet with area manufacturers .

Congratulations, Students!

Pictured below at the Manufacturers' Job Fair are Unalam, ACCO Brands and Unison Industries.
ACCO Brands

 Unison Industries
Photos courtesy:
Maggie Gilbert

The Daily Star Covers CDO Workforce Manufacturing Training
In the News - 
Preparing Job-Seekers to 'Avoid a Possible Workforce Crisis'

In February, the Jobs, Internships and Volunteer Opportunities Expo was held at SUNY Oneonta's Hunt Union Ballroom. Presenting at the event was  CDO Workforce BEAM Outreach Coordinator, Alan Sessions . Staff Writer for The Daily Star Denise Richardson interviewed Alan along with  local employers and Chamber staff, about efforts to close the skills gap and prepare the workforce of the future.

To read The Daily Star press coverage, click here

Youth Services Career Advisor Daniel Goldman Speaks at Career Day

On February 15th, CDO Workforce Youth Services Career Advisor Daniel Goldman attended Unadilla Valley Central School's Career Day. A number of local organizations, businesses and companies were invited to take part in the event. 

The goal of the event was to provide students with information about possible career paths and to expose them to local establishments that support the school through various means. 

Daniel spoke to children in grades 6 though 12 about working at CDO Workforce and in the Human Services career field. He discussed with them the academic requirements to obtain a job as a counselor, as well as the benefits of working in this field. 

Good luck, Alan Sessions!

Alan Sessions has resigned his position as  BEAM Outreach Coordinator in the Otsego and Delaware County regions. He has accepted a new position as  Disability Resource Coordinator (DRC) for the Disability Employment Initiative (DEI) grant in Oneonta

The Disability Resource Coordinator program goals are:
-To improve education and employment outcomes for youth ages 14 to 24 who have disabilities a nd i ncrease their participation in existing career pathways programs
-Expand the capacity of the career center systems to serve youth with disabilities using a career development approach
-And develop a broader business engagement approach within existing career pathway programs to address business needs and develop a sustainable talent pipeline .

Disability Resource Coordinators perform outreach on behalf of the local Workforce system to engage those individual job seekers with disabilities. The DRC will perform outreach to the disability community, the service providers, and individuals with disabilities. They provide information on J ob Center services, helping individuals with disabilities to have access to needed services. In addition, the DRCs will provide staff training, giving information about the service delivery components and i ntervention strategies that will enhance and support the existing services in the Job Centers for individuals with disabilities.

We wish Alan well in his new position and look forward to our continued work with him in his new capacity

Photo courtesy:


AAI Program Director Nate Crossett Graduates from the 
NYATEP Workforce Academy

AAI Program Director Nate Crossett was among 14 workforce professionals from across the state to recently take part in the Workforce Academy for Policy and Advocacy - hosted by NYATEP (The New York Association of Training and Employment Professionals). 

The three month Academy included a series of in-person seminars with leading advocacy experts and visits with lawmakers in Albany . It concluded with a special town hall and graduation ceremony in New York City .

Congratulations, Nate!

Photo Courtesy NYATEP

Section IV Athletic Council to induct NYSDOL Labor Service Representative Cheri Hess into their Hall of Fame 

On March 3rd, Cheri Peck Hess will be inducted into the Section IV Athletics Hall of FameSome 17 athletes and four coaches from Chenango County Schools will be honored in a ceremony that will take place at the Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena in Binghamton, NY.

Cheri earned 14 varsity letters and was chosen as her team's Most Valuable Player nine times during her five years of athletic competition at Mount Upton Central School. She competed in basketball, softball and soccer.

She is still active in bowling, golf and softball and is an assistant coach for the local youth soccer team and the YMCA Vipers AAU basketball team.

Congratulations, Cheri!


AAI Updates

Incentive Deadline is Approaching

If you have an apprenticeship program, time is running out to take advantage of a major incentive from New York State.

Applications are being accepted through March 30, 2018, for The New York State Apprenticeship Expansion Grant, which can offer up to $5,000 per apprentice for training and/or associated costs.


AAI has a newsletter! 

If you would like to  receive the bi-monthly newsletter, please
email Jodi Delapaz, Communications Coordinator, and she will be happy to  add you to the list.


AAI also has a Facebook page where we are keeping up with
important news about apprenticeships and apprentices, along with tips and opportunities.
Please 'like' our page to keep up with this hot news topic!

The  American Apprenticeship Initiative (AAI) is building a
new sustainable regional pipeline specific to  advanced manufacturing, including  nanotechnology, cybersecurity and unmanned vehicle systems.  

This program helps people who have an interest in becoming an apprentice and employers who have an apprenticeship program, or are interested in starting one, located in the following counties:  
Broome, Cayuga, Chemung, Chenango, Cortland, Delaware, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, Oswego, Otsego, Schuyler, St. Lawrence, Steuben, Tioga and Tompkins. 

Contact us to see how we can help!

CDO Youth Program

Youth Program  participants continue to receive valuable skills and credentials to help them become more marketable to employers.

To learn more about the CDO Workforce Youth Program, contact:

Norwich: Dan Goldman
Phone: 607-334-2201 x100

Delaware County: Jen Mitchell
Sidney Civic Center, Liberty Street 
Sidney, NY  13838

Otsego County: Penny Seeger 
Dietz Street, Oneonta, NY 13820
432-4800 ext 111 

The Bridge to Employment and Academic Marketplace (BEAM) Program is looking for you!

Are you:

19 years of age or older? 

Do you live within 
Oneida, Herkimer, Madison, Chenango, Delaware, Otsego, Broome, Tioga or Tompkins Counties?  

Have you  tried attending college or training, but found it just wasn't a good fit?  

Do you want help navigating through the  admissions, financial aid and academic maze?  

Enroll today and you may be selected to receive:
  • Labor Market Information
  • Orientation to college support staff and academic counseling
  • Training opportunities
  • Job site tours, shadowing, customized to your interests & planned career paths
  • Advocacy and career coaching
  • Career assessment tools
Call 607-432-4800 x 109 or email: for more information about enrolling in the BEAM Program.


CDO Workforce News

CDO Workforce Request for Proposals-Youth Services

The CDO Workforce Development Board has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) to solicit highly qualified organizations and individuals that can assist the CDO Workforce Development Board with an array of needed workforce development services.

Submission Deadline:
March 16, 2018 (4:00 PM)
Any application received after this time will not be accepted.

To view the full RFP for a description of the services sought and more information, please click here

The CDO Workforce Local Plan is available for Public Comment

The  Chenango-Delaware-Otsego (CDO) Workforce Local Plan , July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2021, is  posted on our website and  available for public comment .  

To access the plan and related documentation, click here 

T o make a comment, please  click here.

Have you checked out the new CDO Workforce Website?

Our new  website is chock-full of  great resources for  job seekers and  businesses

We even have a blog to announce  breaking CDO news job fairs job opportunities training workshops and  other events in or near  Chenango, Delaware & Otsego counties .

Please be sure to check out our new site-- and let customers know about this great resource! 

Are You Following Us on Social Media?

Did you know we post job openings and upcoming workshop and training opportunities on our Facebook page and Twitter feed? We also share community and partner events and news and breaking workforce news.

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Community Events
Poverty to Prosperity Summit

Opportunities for Otsego is bringing nationally renowned speaker Dr. Donna Beegle to Oneonta for a Poverty to Prosperity Summit.  

Dr. Beegle led an initial event last fall that was i nspiring and hope-filled. She comes from a family of generational poverty and speaks from personal experience

This event is open to community leaders, volunteers and others who are concerned about those who are food insecure and want to make a real difference and positive change in our communityThere is no charge for this event

"Join us and learn how together we can create an Opportunity Community to eliminate poverty and the opportunity gaps that exist in the City of Oneonta and beyond."

When:  Wednesday, March 7, 2018  
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Where: Foothills Performing Arts Center
24 Market Street
Oneonta, NY 13820

Please email to confirm that you are attending this event at Thank you for your participation.

This event is made possible through the Empire State Poverty Reduction Initiative.

To see additional information: "Poverty Competencies for Leaders: Foundations Skills" and  " Now What?  Dr. Beegle Recommends These Next Steps ," please click here

Save the Date! 2018 Living Healthier Expo at The Foothills

The Otsego County Department of Health is hosting the 2018 Living Healthier Expo at The Foothills Performing Arts Center in Oneonta on April 6-7

Through the generous support of Leatherstocking Collaborative Health Partners, Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield, and NYCM Insurance, the Department will bring together area resources and experts to provide our community with the knowledge to live healthier, live better, and live longer.

Topics will include: Rabies awareness, Lyme disease prevention, chronic disease management and prevention, mental health awareness, and resources for chronic pain control and substance abuse.

"Join us to celebrate National Public Health Week."

There will be vendors offering information, free training, and free giveaways. Come out to win one of the several bicycles that will be given away courtesy of NYCM Insurance.

The auditorium will feature area experts presenting topics that directly impact your health and safety.

The American Red Cross will be holding a blood drive. Please contact the Otsego County Department of Health to schedule your appointment to save a life/donate.

For more information or to become a sponsor of this event, please visit the event website:, email Laura Bryant at or call 607-547-4230.

To view the flyer, click here.
For more information, click here.

2018 Canstruction coming in April!

Canstruction is a trademark charity event --
"It starts with one can.
To feed the hungry.
To lift the spirit.
To change the world.
Canstruction is committed to ending hunger by using "one can" as a catalyst for change."

How Canstruction works:
Individuals and/or teams develop a design and buy cans of food to create it (which are donated to local food pantries after the event).


Saturday & Sunday, April 7 & 8th
Canstruction structures are constructed.

Monday thru Saturday, April 9 to 14th
Canstruction on display at Southside Mall.

Sunday, April 15th - Destruct structures and sort cans by type of food.

Monday, April 16th - Hunger Coalition of Otsego County coordinates distribution of THOUSANDS of food cans to representatives from Food Pantries in the county.

"Canstruction is a lot fun! Join us so that together, "one CAN" at a time we can make a difference!"

For more information and to register your Canstruction idea, contact
Linda Drake, Executive Director, Center for Social Responsibility and Community at 607-436-2633 or email:

Go to for ideas for YOUR Canstruction creation!

To view/download the flyer, click here.

Happy March!
BEAM Position Available
BEAM (Bridge to Employment and Academics Marketplace) Outreach Coordinator/Case Manager Position Available!

The Outreach Coordinator/Case Manager will work closely with local One Stop Career Centers, community training providers and local community college, employers, and participants to deliver intensive, wrap-around support services to assist college stop-outs in accessing post-secondary educational opportunities to obtain credentials that will lead to employment opportunities

Grant position ends September 30, 2018. 

Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Human Services, Education, or closely related field and 3 years relevant work experience; OR Associates Degree in Human Services, Education, or closely related field with substantial related experience will be considered. 

A valid driver's license and proof of insurance is required , reliable transportation, ability to travel throughout the region, and non-traditional hours may be required at times. 

To Apply: Please send a resume and cover letter to

Job Location:
12 Dietz Street
Oneonta, New York

$35,000.00 Yearly

Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vacation, Sick Leave, Holidays, Retirement/Pension Plan

To see primary responsibilities, required knowledge and qualifications and to learn more about the position, click here.

AAI Position Opening
American Apprenticeship Initiative (AAI) Outreach & Case Management Position Available!

Skills Needed:
-Ability to work independently and meet goals/ deadlines
- Well Organized
-Excellent communication skills with co-workers and customers
-Computer Skills

· This person will build and cultivate working relationships with l ocal schools, community agencies, parents, teacher and employers.
· Must be able to maintain meticulous records.
· This person will monitor curriculum and meet monthly with all participants in the program.
· Responsible for working closely with employers to create paid/unpaid internships over the summer and with the county summer youth programmers to ensure eligibility for youth.
· Will need to work with the Working Solutions Center (an American Job Center) to i dentify adult participants for the program and meet with those participants regularly.

This is a two year grant opportunity, full time with benefits. Salary is $30,000 annually.

Send resumes and references to:

No phone calls please.

To download the job notice, click here.
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Basics in Manufacturing Training Program & Job Fair

SUNY Broome Community College is offering a Free Manufacturing Basics Class! 
Manufacturing Mini Job Fair to Follow - Job Fair open to All

A Basics in Manufacturing Training program, funded by a NYS Department of Labor grant, will be held at the Otsego Chamber of Commerce, Oneonta, NY.

This training program is two weeks long and will be held March 5th - 16th.

The training components cover a number of areas identified by local companies as a "plus" to being hired by their companies.

Manufacturing Basics Certification Outline:
Hand Tool Usage, Blueprint Interpretation, Reading Measuring
Devices, Shop Math, Quality Control, Basic Computer, MS Excel,
Interpersonal Communication, and Technical Writing.

Successful completion of this two week program guarantees set-aside interview time with manufacturing companies at a job fair following the training. The job fair will be held on March 16th, from 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM, at the Otsego Chamber of Commerce. The job fair is open to all. To view/download details about the job fair, click here

If you are interested in participating in this training please contact Tylena Daniels at (607) 334-2201, ext. 128 at the Norwich CDO Workforce NY Center or Deb Barton at (607) 432-4800, ext. 115 at the Oneonta CDO Workforce NY Center.

All candidates must be screened at the CDO Workforce Center.

To view/download the flyer, click here.
CDO Workforce has OJT Funds Available

Cost of training weighing your business down?
Use On-the-Job Training to help cover the costs!

The CDO Workforce New York One-Stop System has On-the-Job Training (OJT) Funds available. 

The OJT funding provides companies with an incentive to hire and train individuals who lack the specific skills or experience for a job

OJT is appropriate for occupations where classroom training is not suitable and for which specific job skills can be learned by a worker while engaged in useful work. 

This program is for full-time (at least 32 hours per week) employment and cannot be used for seasonal, commission, or 1099 employment opportunities.
Business OJT users apply their own methods to teach workers the new skills necessary for successful employment within their company, while the trainee is performing productive tasks

OJT contracts can be written up to $2,000 per trainee depending on amount of training provided.
For more information regarding grants and other CDO Workforce Business Services contact:  Tylena Daniels at (607)-334-2201 X 128  /  OR April Feyh at  (607)-832-5782  /
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Programs, Recruitment, Scholarships & Learning 
Manpower Recruitment at CDO Workforce Norwich

There will be a Manpower Recruitment on Friday, March 2nd, 9am - 12pm at the Norwich CDO Workforce Center.

CDO Workforce will be scheduling interviews for Manpower during the time period of 9am - 11am

Manpower is willing to see walk-ins during the time period of 11am-12pm.

The sign-up sheet for the interviews is at the Front Desk. If you are not located at the Norwich Center, please call 334-2201, ext. 127 to schedule an interview.

To view current openings,  click here.
To view/download the flyer,   click here


Learn Something New!  

The DCMO BOCES 2018 Adult Leisure Education Course Catalog is

Although many of these courses are purely leisure, there are several that are geared toward the professional learner looking to build their resume. ( Computer, Marketing and Welding!

Chenango Campus - Norwich
Harrold Campus - Sidney Center
SIdney Memorial Library

To view/download the catalog, click here.

Any New York State resident, 19 years of age or older , who does not yet have a high school diploma or equivalent diploma can take the HSE (High School Equivalency) test .  

DCMO BOCES has opportunities for you to take the exam throughout 2018 .

Applications are due by the Friday before the scheduled exam date. Applications must be complete and signed and include a copy of the tester's state-issued photo ID (valid NYS driver's license)

For more more information and test dates, click here
Download the application here.

DCMO BOCES can help!

Classes will be given throughout the Spring, 2018 , at the Chenango Campus in Norwich, NY , and at the Harold Campus in Sidney Center , NY .


Registrations may be taken via phone using VISA or Master Card by calling:
(607) 335-1210.

Checks or Money Orders may be mailed to:
((Please call to make sure the class is available before sending payment.))
6678 County Road 32
Norwich, NY 13815

Class size is limited.
Classes may be cancelled due to low enrollment.
Please refer to refund policy on the DCMO BOCES Website.
If you are late to the classes, you will not be admitted.
Class dates are subject to change.

To view the schedule and/or download the registration form, click here

Bassett Healthcare Partnership for Nursing Opportunities Program     

The Partnership for Nursing Opportunities Program allows students to complete their associate degree in nursing through SUNY Delhi. Following completion of the first year at SUNY Delhi, the student may secure employment as a Patient Care Assistant 2. Upon completion of the second year, the student/employee will earn an Associate of Science in Nursing and will be eligible for licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse.

The Bassett - Hartwick College program is designed for Registered Professional Nurses interested in earning a Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing degree while working. RNs will work 12-hour shifts each week at Bassett Healthcare and receive two days of on-site nursing instruction by Hartwick College faculty at Bassett. Following completion of two full calendar years, the Registered Nurse will earn a BS.

Full tuition support is provided to the eligible employee/student in either program with a payback commitment following program completion. Bassett is currently seeking candidates for entry into the SUNY Delhi and Hartwick College at Bassett Medical Center.

For more information, please contact:
Patricia Davis, RN
Project Coordinator for the Partnership for Nursing Opportunities Program
(607) 547-3166

For more information, please visit their website.

NYS Kinship Navigator Services  assists individuals who are caring for relatives or friends' children and need financial help, have legal questions, or have concerns about the care of the children

Contact Kinship Care at 607-454-6463 or visit

For more information, click here.

College Scholarship Program for Child Care Workers

The NYS Child Welfare Worker Incentive Scholarship Program grants awards for child welfare workers employed at voluntary not-for-profit child welfare agencies licensed by the NYS Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS)

Recipients must agree to live in NYS and work at a voluntary not-for-profit child welfare agency licensed by OCFS for 5 years after graduation, and can use the award to get an associate's, bachelor's or graduate degree.

For more information, click here
Ed2Go:  Online courses are open to everyone!  

You don't have to be a student to enroll. 
No prerequisites required for most courses

For additional information, contact the Career & Business Development office at 607-746-4545 or register online: 

Full catalog can be found at:

DCMO BOCES is offering Security Guard Training at 3 levels
  • 8-hr. Pre-Employment Security Guard Training
  • 16-hr. Security Guard Training (prerequisite is the 8-hr. Pre-employment)
  • 8-hr. Annual Update for Security Guards
This is a great training for a person seeking entry level employment as a Security Guard. 
This class requires a minimum enrollment and class may be cancelled if that number is not met

For more information, click here.

Notary Public Exam Preparation Workshop

When: Tues., March 20th at 9:00 AM

15 S Broad St., Norwich, NY

This workshop will prepare you for the NYS exam and provides a comprehensive view of the Notary Public office

Pre-registration and pre-payment are required. Seats will be filled on a first-come, first-serve basis.

$75. - Chamber members
$100. - Non-Members/ General Public  
( Cost does not include NYS notary exam fee.

For more information and/or to register:  call 607-334-1429 or e-mail:


Unadilla Valley Central School hosts a Reach Workcamp

From July 8 to July 21, 2018, Unadilla Valley Central School will be hosting a Reach Workcamp to benefit our community.

The focus of Reach Workcamps is to organize and operate home repair programs for elderly, disabled, and low income households who are unable to do the needed work

Repairs can include painting, roofing, improvement of decks and porches, building wheelchair ramps, and flooring.

Reach utilizes middle and high school students to achieve their objective. The students are members of youth groups who travel to camps from all over the United States. While at camp, students also participate in activities that build community, self-esteem, and encourage spiritual growth.

Repairs will be made to qualifying homes in approximately a 20 mile radius of the Unadilla Valley Central School. The s chool will host up to 500 adults and youth each week. With this level of participation, 1 00 to 120 homes will be impacted.
If you wish to have a crew come to your home for painting or repairs, please print and fill out the form below. All information provided is confidential. Homes will be inspected by Reach to determine if the students are able to accomplish the work. All youth are supervised by an adult and each work site has a professional assigned to trouble shoot.
Reach is considering applications in the order they are received. Please send your form as soon as possible. Applications need to be received by May 1, 2018

Send to:
Cathy Smith
3382 State Highway 8
South New Berlin, NY 13843
For more information, contact Cathy at 607-859-2968.

To print the application, click here
To view/print the flyer, click here.

To learn more about Reach Workcamps, go to

New Beginnings Support Group for Women 
Strength - Determination - Power

When: Wednesdays  - through March 28th, 2018
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

This group is a safe place for women to share, learn and grow.

Please call 607-433-8033 to register or for more information. 

To view/download the flyer, click here

ONC Offers Spring 2018
Home Health Aide (HHA) & Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Training

They are also accepting applications for their 2018-2019 Practical Nursing program.  

They can also run a CNA-HHA Transition class if there is a need in the community.

All classes are held at 31 Center Street (former Oneonta elementary school) in Oneonta, NY.

HHA (Home Health Aide) - Registration open
March 6 - 23, 2018
Tuesday - Friday 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
95 hours (65 classroom instruction & 30 clinical)

CNA (Certified Nurse Assistant) - Registration open
Starting April 3, 2018
Lecture - Tuesday - Friday 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Clinicals - (6:30 am - 2:30 pm)
120 hours (90 classroom instruction & 30 clinical)

PN (Practical Nursing) - Registration open
10 month full time program
September 2018 - June 2019
$ 11,225* (includes tuition, books, uniforms, medical equipment and graduation fees) *fee is subject to change for the 2018-2019 SY

For more information contact:
Regina M. Pasa RN, BS
Practical Nursing and Adult Health Services Coordinator
ONC BOCES Adult CNA / HHA Program
31 Center Street, 3rd Floor
Oneonta, NY 13820
phone: (607) 431-2304

To view/download the flyer, click here

Otsego Chamber Job Fair coming in April -  Save the Date! 

When: Saturday, April 14th, from 9 AM to 1 PM 

Where: Foxcare Center
Rte. 7
Oneonta, NY

More information will be coming soon. Please call the Otsego Chamber of Commerce at 607-267-4010 if you have questions.
State-of-the-Art Training Space Available in Oneonta
Regional Workforce Training Center
Training Space Available!

Boasting state-of-the-art technological capabilities, the Regional Workforce Training Center is located at the Otsego Chamber / Otsego Now offices on the fifth floor of 189 Main Street in downtown Oneonta

The Center is an initiative of the County of Otsego IDA, with a mission to make connections with regional employers to assess their staffing needs, develop training programs to meet those needs, and market those programs in the community. 

The Training Center is fully equipped with the latest smart technology, and the Center will be able to help employers and workers meet their training needs

The Training Center offers the following facilities:

Small Group/Media Room
Small group workspaces for independent or class work; seating for four workgroups.
Flexible space allows for use as small groups space or speaker/audience setup.
55" display, full HD, HDMI capacity, USB, wireless HDMI capability for computer-based  slide presentations, access to web-based content, including online streamed television  viewing.

Huddle Room
Small group workspace with dry erase whiteboard for planning and capturing idea flow.

Seminar Room
Seminar/meeting space with seating for nine.
Multiple dry erase white boards around the room to capture idea flow.
LCD Projector and dry erase white board with computer-based slide presentation, web based content access, print from screen and marker-free white board capabilities.
Comfortable lounge for informal meeting space.

Training Center Lounge
Lounge space with beverage center (coffee, tea, hot chocolate).
Individual and group workspaces, social groupings in lounge.
55" display, full HD, HDMI capacity, USB, wireless HDMI capability for computer-based slide presentations, access to web-based content, including online streamed television viewing.

Training Center Classroom
12-seat capacity formal classroom.
MacBook Pro laptop computers capable of running either Windows 7 or Apple OS; accessories include mice and headsets for each laptop.
Collaborative whiteboarding and projection system with screen capture and save,  computer-based slide presentation, web-based content access, print from screen, and  marker-free white board capabilities.

Businesses and agencies seeking training space are encouraged to contact Barbara Ann Heegan at the Otsego Chamber of Commerce (607-267-4010) for information about utilizing the training facilities.
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Next Month's Issue:
Do you have something you'd like to share? Something for the calendar? An announcement, community news, program news, staff news, success story or personal achievement? Photos are always welcome! Please email Jodi Delapaz, Communications Coordinator, at
CDO Workforce Career Center| (607) 432-4800  |
 12 Dietz Street   Oneonta, NY 13820