Education and Training


trainingThe Arc provides 13 days of paid training and orientation for new hires. Additionally, paid training is also provided on an ongoing basis throughout an employee's career.

We also have a Supervisor Development Program which is presented 6 times a year in the areas of Management and Leadership. Supervisors can benefit from presentation from external presenters on specific topics. The Arc is also one of the founding members of a tri-agency Training Consortium designed to share trainers and resources to maximize learning.

The Arc has recently partnered with NYSID, University of Rochester and SETI to offer training opportunities for professional growth through seminars hosted in our Conference and Training Center.


The Arc's Conference and Training Center is a state of the art facility that offers a wide range of training option for businesses within the greater Utica Area. The center houses 2 large screen LCD TV's, ceiling mounted LCD projector and an 8x8' projection screen, podium with laptop and internet access, VCR/DVD player, ceiling mounted microphones and speakers throughout the room, capability to divide the room into three smaller rooms for breakout sessions and a large reception area. Food and Beverage service is also available. Rental fees do apply.

For more information, please contact:
Ken Vibbard, Education and Training Director
Phone: (315) 927-0091

The Arc, Oneida-Lewis Chapter NYSARC is an equal opportunity employer. The Agency firmly believes in and subscribes to fair employment practices and opens its facilities to every qualified person. In all employment practices, and related decisions, we are committed to prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age marital status, disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, military status or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran.