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APICS

The Association for Operations Management, is the premier source of the body of knowledge in operations and supply chain management. For over 50 years, individuals and companies have relied on APICS for its superior training, internationally recognized certifications, and comprehensive resources.

ASQ

American Society for Quality Rochester Section mission is to advance individual and organizational excellence in the Greater Rochester Community through educational and training in quality principles and technology to promote quality professionalism by members.

MCC

Monroe Community College is many things: a place to continue learning and acquire career skills, a foundation for a four-year degree, a center for academic and cultural opportunities, a vital catalyst for workforce development, and so much more. Nationally ranked and recognized as one of the most innovative community colleges in North America, MCC is also one of the best academic values in the country.

PiPEx

Partners in Performance Excellence (PiPEx) supports organizations from a myriad of sectors - health care, service, education, manufacturing, government and non-profit - across New York and Massachusetts in their journeys to become more effective, competitive and sustainable through the use of the proven Baldrige principles for Performance Excellence. PiPEx enhances the growth of jobs and economic prosperity in our region by delivering high-value and personalized assessments, training, benchmarking, networking and recognition. It also administers the rigorous application and performance assessment process and provides applicants with an extensive written feedback report on their strengths and opportunities for improvement, thoughts on how to move to the next stage of excellence, and with prestigious recognition at the Platinum, Gold and Silver levels.

RIT

As one of the world’s leading technological institutions, RIT is a vibrant, connected community that is home to diverse, ambitious, and creative students from more than 100 countries. It offers an incredible array of academic programs; a diverse, committed, and accessible faculty; sophisticated facilities; and an unusual emphasis on experiential learning.

ROC the Future

ROC the Future is a collaborative community-wide initiative dedicated to ensuring that all children receive the opportunities and support they need—from birth to career—to succeed in school and throughout life. ROC the Future is part of the nationally recognized STRIVE framework dedicated to building strong civic infrastructure that supports improvement in student outcomes through collective impact.

STEM

The Finger Lakes Hub of the Empire State STEM Learning Network is a catalyst for collaboration among business, education, community organizations, government entities and passionate individuals leveraging diverse resources together to advance the interdisciplinary teaching and learning of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines for sustained economic vitality in our nine-county Finger Lakes Region. We sponsor high-quality teacher professional learning, an annual conference, and our website, EmpireSTEM-FL.org, featuring resources for teachers, parents and students, The STEM Blog and a community calendar.