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RECORD NUMBERS ONCE AGAIN FOR THE 2021-2022 FINGER LAKES YOUTH APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM

One-of-a-Kind Career Exploration Program Triples Enrollment & Participation Rochester – The Finger Lakes Youth Apprenticeship Program (FLYAP) finished its 2021-2022 academic year once again with record numbers. Now in its third year, FLYAP tripled student and business enrollment and expanded…

RTMA Secures Over $30,000 in Incentive Funding for Local Apprenticeship Companies

RTMA Secures Over $30,000 in Incentive Funding for Local Apprenticeship Companies  Jobs for the Future Grant Awards Companies for Hiring Young Adults    Rochester – The Rochester Technology and Manufacturing Association (RTMA) in conjunction with the New York State Manufacturers…

Buffalo Media Features FLYAP and Orleans Niagara BOCES Students

“Industry experts say there are thousands of skilled manufacturing jobs in Western New York, but the problem is finding enough workers to fill open positions. A relatively new program at Orleans-Niagara BOCES aims to fill the employment gap by training…

FLYAP Co-Sponsors Webster Career Exploration Event

Webster – The Finger Lakes Youth Apprenticeship Program sponsored Boulter Industrial Contractor’s annual Lift and Move event on My 17th. The career exploration event exposes students to careers in high demand fields like advanced manufacturing. FLYAP was one of the…

Finger Lakes Youth Apprenticeship Program: ‘A great opportunity for our students’

The Finger Lakes Youth Apprenticeship Program Signing Day at Penn Yan Academy was featured in the Finger Lakes Times. Click the link below to check it out! https://www.fltimes.com/news/finger-lakes-youth-apprenticeship-program-a-great-opportunity-for-our-students/article_a535858d-a9fe-58f3-9bd4-f79e8af39686.html#tncms-source=login

FLYAP Expands to Yates County

Penn Yan – The Finger Lakes Youth Apprenticeship Program (FLYAP) has expanded to Yates County. Four Penn Yan Academy High School students signed on for job shadow opportunities with four businesses in the area. Students interested in electronics, welding and…

RTMA Sponsors Rochester Opportunity Fair

Rochester – The Rochester Technology and Manufacturing Association (RTMA) partnered with Leadership Rochester, Teen Empowerment and several other organizations on Saturday, April 23, 2022 on the “Break the Stigma” Opportunity Fair and Talent Show to downtown Rochester. The event was…

The Finger Lakes Youth Apprenticeship Program Expands to Williamson BOCES

Williamson – The Finger Lakes Youth Apprenticeship Program (FLYAP) expanded to the Wayne Finger Lakes BOCES’ Wayne Technical and Career Center (WTCC) in Williamson.  Nine students participated in the first ever Signing Day event at the Williamson BOCES.  Eight juniors…

FLYAP Celebrates 11 Seniors at Orleans Niagara BOCES

Medina – The Finger Lakes Youth Apprenticeship Program (FLYAP) held a Signing Day at the Orleans Career and Technical Education Center (OCTEC) Tuesday to celebrate nearly a dozen students. The Orleans Niagara BOCES has participated in each of the FLYAP’s…

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