UUP Professional Development Opportunities

  • Certification and Licensure Exam Fee Reimbursement Program (CLEFR)*  
  • Certification and Licensure Reimbursement Program – Renewal (CLRP-Renewals)*  
  • Program for Tuition Assistance**  
  • Empire Knowledgebank (EKB) eLearning Program*  
  • Campus Grants Program*  
  • Dr. Herbert N. Wright Memorial Safety and Health Training Award Program*  
  • Dr. Nuala McGann Drescher Leave Program*  
  • Employment Counseling and Placement Program*  
  • Grants for Employees with Disabilities Program*  
  • Individual Development Awards (IDAs)*  
  • Leave for Calendar Year Employees*  
  • Retraining Fellowship Program*  
  • *Programs are funded through negotiated Joint Labor-Management Funds (JLM). Guidelines and applications can be found at: https://oer.ny.gov/nysuupjlmc

    **Program is a negotiated benefit of the Agreement between UUP and NYS, contract Article 49.

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