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WXXI's Sesame Street in Communities Rural Outreach Initiative

From September 2019 through February 2020

WXXI Public Broadcasting was selected as one of 10 local PBS stations across the nation to participate in a special Sesame Street in Communities Rural Outreach Initiative, funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. 

Sesame Street in Communities

From September 2019 through February 2020

Sesame Street in Communities (SSIC) builds on Sesame Street's 50-year commitment to address kids’ developmental, physical, and emotional needs.

Sarah Vowell On: The Future of Libraries

Thu, 04/04/2019 - 5:00pm

Best-selling author, humorist and monologue artist, Sarah Vowell brings her wisdom and brilliant social observations to bear on this live-streamed presentation.


Training for the Optics Field in Community College

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 3:10pm

People can enter the precision optics manufacturing sector with training through community college.

Electrical Mechanical Technician at Love Beets USA

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 3:10pm

From BOCES electrician training directly into the workforce, Rodney Hay was hired as an automation electrician. Now he is part of Love Beets USA 4 year apprenticeship program which combines classwork with experience on the job to lead to a certification. 

Line Supervisor at O-AT-KA: Career Pathways

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 3:10pm

From BOCES electrician program to an associate in maintenance, Mike Myers was hired as a mechanic at O-AT-KA and promoted on the job.

New Product Food Technologist at Love Beets USA

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 3:10pm

Starting in a career technical education program in high school, such as a culinary program, helped Jennifer McClure to follow her interests into internships and higher education leading to her role as a new product developer in the food industry.

Optician at Optimax: Being a Maker

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 3:10pm

Finding a career you love that let's you learn new skills on the job as a maker was what drew Genny Kingsley to optician training.

Operations Supervisor at O-AT-KA: Working Your Way Up

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 3:10pm

Having a good job can start with entry level work and on the job training to work your way up.

Precision Optics Manufacturing Apprentice at Optimax

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 3:10pm

An apprenticeship in precision optics manufacturing can lead to higher education paid for by your employer.

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