Project Co-Leads: Dr. Christine Martey-Ochola, Danielle Britton
Source of Funds: US Economic Development Administration via Binghamton University & The SUNY Research Foundation
Abstract: As part of the New Energy New York (NENY) 13-member coalition of diverse stakeholders, led by Binghamton University, SUNY Broome will focus primarily on the training needs of the growing battery development and manufacturing industry cluster in upstate New York’s Southern Tier by expanding existing and deploying new training programs while developing strategies to overcome barriers to training and labor force participation. In addition to developing clean energy curricula via in-person, virtual synchronous, and virtual asynchronous instructional formats, SUNY Broome will provide additional support for employers to create high quality work-based learning opportunities such as co-ops, internships, apprenticeships and internal training programs.
Grant Period: 48 months to end no later than September 30, 2027
Amount of Grant: $1.31M sub-award to SUNY Broome