The Ulster County Office of Economic Development has a network of workforce partners, including the Ulster County Office of Employment & Training, local high schools, P-Tech, B.O.C.E.S., S.U.N.Y. Ulster and S.U.N.Y. New Paltz. These learning organizations frequently collaborate and tailor training programs for local businesses. From accountants and engineers to truck drivers and bakers, our staff helps local businesses find the right person for the job.
S.U.N.Y. Ulster, Ulster County's community college, was named #5 of New York's 25 Top community colleges in 2018 by BestColleges.com. S.U.N.Y. New Paltz continues to garner awards from across the country for the quality of its education and its affordability. The county also benefits from close proximity to world-class colleges in the Hudson Valley region, including Vassar, Marist, Bard, Mount Saint Mary and The Culinary Institute of America.