York County Alliance for Learning (YCAL)
The York County Alliance for Learning (YCAL) is a non-profit organization that works with businesses and schools to provide career education, relevant academic experiences, and work based experiences for all students in York County. The mission of YCAL is to manage shared resources (people, programs, information, and funds) as defined by our schools, workplaces, and community partnerships to facilitate the development of a high quality, relevant workforce.
Current YCAL programs and events include:
- Mentoring Programs
- ACE Design
- ACE Trades
- Hospitality & Business
- Human Services
- Information Technology
- Career Opportunities Program
- Innovation Grants
- Educator in the Workplace
- Career Education Work Standards Symposium
- Business & Education Partnership Roundtable
- Shadow Fair
YCAL is connected with the Economic Alliance's Office of Workforce Development (OWD). Together the organizations build a strong connection between the business and education communities to improve the implementation of programs, ultimately improving the quality and quantity of opportunities for youth. The partnership enhances the OWD's mission to engage employers, educators and community partners to create a life-long learning environment that attracts and retains strong businesses and a diverse talented workforce critical for sustaining a vibrant community and a growing, innovative economy.