Local 2627, New York City Electronic Data Personnel

Education Benefits

Tuition Reimbursement

Local 2627 offers tuition reimbursement of up to $600 a year for computer/IT courses only, as well as Computer/IT certification exam fees. To find out Local 2627's tuition reimbursement program, click here

DC 37 offers tuition reimbursement of up to $915 a year for a wide range of courses. Members are HIGHLY ENCOURAGED to send their request for reimbursement (DC37 letter & 2627 request form) via the United States Postal Service Certified Return Receipt. In addition, certificate reimbursement requests up to $915 will now be accepted. If the request is denied by DC 37, please resubmit to Local 2627 with the DC 37 rejection information. If approved by Local 2627, a reimbursement up to $600 will be distributed. We encourage our members to take advantage of this program, both for pleasure and for professional advancement. To find out about DC 37's tuition reimbursement program, click here

ATTENTION NEW INFORMATION:

  • From now on requests for certificate reimbursement MUST be submitted to DC 37 FIRST.
  • Local 2627 will only accept and evaluate requests denied by DC 37 FIRST.
  • Education reimbursement will be distributed on a FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE basis.
  • ONCE BUDGETED FUNDING FOR THE YEAR RUNS OUT, NO MORE PAYMENTS WILL BE REIMBURSED FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE CALENDAR YEAR.

College of New Rochelle — DC 37 Campus

The College of New Rochelle (CNR) has a campus right in the DC 37 building at 125 Barclay St., Manhattan. It serves union members only. To learn more about this unique college, go to the DC 37 page


Civil Service Preparation

For Local 2627 members in competitive job titles, the only way to attain permanent civil service status is to be hired off an established civil service list. The only way to get on one of these lists is to pass a civil service exam. To find out more about these civil service exams and lists, click here

When civil service exams are given for Local 2627 titles we arrange training sessions for our members. If you plan to take any of these exams, we urge you to attend the appropriate class. You will be notified about upcoming classes automatically if you are on the Local 2627 e-alert list. To register for the Local 2627 e-alert list, click here

Civil Service exams for Local 2627 job titles are generally education & experience exams. Members who have successfully completed computer courses that are relevant to a particular job title receive higher scores on exams for that title. See Tuition Reimbursement below.


Training and other Personnel Development Services for New York City Employees

http://www.nyc.gov/html/dcas/html/employees/learning_ctc_home.shtml


College of New Rochelle — DC 37 Campus

The College of New Rochelle (CNR) has a campus right in the DC 37 building at 125 Barclay St., Manhattan. It serves union members only. To learn more about this unique college, go to the DC 37 page


Classes at DC 37

The DC 37 Education Fund offers a wide range of free classes for DC 37 members. Recent courses have included English as a second language, computer courses, high school equivalency, conflict resolution, theater workshops, American Sign Language, and many more. These courses are held in all five boroughs. To find out what classes are available, click here or look in the Public Employee Press.

A number of classes and activities are open to members' spouses, domestic partners, and children, as well as to members and retirees. Click on the links below to find out more.


Civil Service Exams for DC 37-related titles



AFSCME on-line training courses for DC 37 members and leaders



DC 37 Education Fund Program


Bernie Rifkin Solidarity Library

DC 37 members and retirees are invited to visit the Bernie Rifkin Solidarity Library to check out books, videos and other educational materials.

The DC 37 Education Fund offers a wide range of free classes for DC 37 members. Recent courses have included English as a second language, computer courses, high school equivalency, conflict resolution, theater workshops, American Sign Language, and many more. These courses are held in all five boroughs. To find out what classes are available, click here or look in the Public Employee Press.

A number of classes and activities are open to members' spouses, domestic partners, and children, as well as to members and retirees. Click on the links below to find out more.



Scholarships

Both AFSCME and DC 37 offer scholarships for the children and grandchildren of members. To find out about these programs, click on the links below.

DC 37 Scholarships


 
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