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Genesee Valley Pre-Apprenticeship Program Celebrates 2022 Graduates

Genesee Valley Pre-Apprenticeship Program Celebrates 2022 Graduates Seven participants participated in one-of-a-kind advanced manufacturing training program   Batavia – Seven participants graduated today from the second annual Genesee Valley Pre-Apprenticeship Boot Camp at the Genesee Valley BOCES in Batavia. Incumbent

ROC With Your Hands Coming October 4th

The Finger Lakes Youth Apprenticeship Program (FLYAP) is proud to partner with the Rochester Technology & Manufacturing Association (RTMA) for the first ever ROC With Your Hands career exploration event on Tuesday, October 4, 2022 from 7:30 a.m. to 2:00

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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

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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

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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

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

Signing Day for the Inaugural FLYAP Class for the Mount Morris BOCES

The Finger Lakes Youth Apprenticeship Program expanded into the southern part of the greater Rochester and Finger Lakes region at the Genesee Valley BOCES in Mount Morris, Livingston County.   Three advanced manufacturing businesses across the region selected five students from

2022 FLYAP Signing Day at East High

FINGER LAKES YOUTH APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS HOSTS FIRST-EVER “SIGNING DAY” IN A ROCHESTER HIGH SCHOOLProgram matches dozens of students for job shadows and paid co-ops throughout city of Rochester and Monroe CountyRochester – The Finger Lakes Youth Apprenticeship Program (FLYAP) held

STUDENTS ACROSS MONROE COUNTY TO BEGIN YOUTH APPRENTICESHIPS THROUGH THE FINGER LAKES YOUTH APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM

Spencerport – Dozens of students from across the westside of Monroe County and the city of Rochester attended the Finger Lakes Youth Apprenticeship Program’s “Signing Day” celebration on Wednesday, March 3, 2022 at the Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES in Spencerport.  These

FLYAP Celebrates a Dozen WFL Students

The Finger Lakes Youth Apprenticeship Program (FLYAP) continued the 2021-22 Signing Day period at the Wayne Finger Lakes (WFL) BOCES in Stanley.  Eleven students from the Finger Lakes Technical and Career Center (FLTCC) and one student from Canandaigua Academy have

FLYAP Kicks Off 2022 Signing Days in Batavia

The Finger Lakes Youth Apprenticeship Program (FLYAP) kicked off the Signing Day period of the 2021-22 program year at the Genesee Valley BOCES in Batavia.  More than 30 students signed on with 7 companies throughout the region.  Twelve students have

Orleans Niagara Matching Day

The Finger Lakes Youth Apprenticeship Program team has been working with dozens of students and companies for both virtual and in-person Matching Days. Check out some of our photos from the Orleans Niagara BOCES Matching Day held on December 8th!

RTMA & FLYAP Celebrate National Apprenticeship Week

The Rochester Technology and Manufacturing Association (RTMA) and Finger Lakes Youth Apprenticeship Program (FLYAP) celebrate the 7th annual National Apprenticeship Week throughout the week of November 15 – 19, 2022. The week kicked off with a celebratory press conference Tuesday

FLYAP Presented at GLOW With Your Hands

On Tuesday, September 29th, the FLYAP team was at the GLOW With Your Hands event at the Genesee County Fairgrounds. We got to speak with hundreds of 8th – 12th grade students from schools around the GLOW region. We had

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