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The Center for Economic Growth

The Center for Economic Growth (CEG) is the professional economic development engine serving New York’s 8 County Capital Region. Support from our investors enables our team of professionals to connect businesses to resources to drive growth, attract jobs and investment and develop and retain a competitive workforce.


Workforce Solutions

Registered Apprenticeship Programs offer proven workforce solutions including:

  • Increased retention of top talent
  • Training the next generation of worker
  • Reduced hiring costs
  • Decreased new hire turnover
  • Increased diversity
  • Creating a pipeline of talent


What to Expect/What We Offer

We are your guide to NYS Registered Apprenticeship programs. As a group sponsor, we have experience with program development across the manufacturing and IT sectors. As MIAP members, we leverage the experiences of programs across the state to provide seamless support and guidance to our signatories. This includes:

  • Program management and adherence to policies and procedures
  • Registration of apprentices, new trades, and other program expansion
  • Coordination for Related Instruction
  • Access and coordination of funding opportunities including tax credits, grants, and wage reimbursement programs


Education Partners

Our region is rich in education institutions. These partners provide workforce training and related technical instruction for apprentices in the Capital Region.

  •     SUNY Adirondack Community College (SUNY ADK)
  •     Clarkson University
  •     Columbia-Greene Community College
  •     Hudson Valley Community College (HVCC)
  •     Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)
  •     SUNY Schenectady County Community College (SUNY Schenectady)
  •     SUNY Polytechnic Institute
  •     Union College
  •     University at Albany

Get in touch with a member of the CEG team for more information.