5 Things: Corning Painted Post Schools and Cornell Cooperative Extension of Steuben County
This week's Five Things is all about education. We are lucky to have such a wealth of educational options and opportunities available to us in this area and today we are featuring two of those options. Here are Five Things you may not know about the Corning-Painted Post School District and Cornell Cooperative Extension of Steuben County.
Five Things You Don't Know About The Corning-Painted Post School District
1. We are the 2nd largest employer in the area with nearly 1,000 employees.
2. Our school district covers 238 square miles and 13 towns, villages and municipalities.
3. We offer the best K-12 student programming in the region with more than 50 college preparatory courses, opportunities for vocational education and STEM fields through BOCES and a thriving special education program for students who may need their services.
4. Our largest school, C-PP High School, has 1,437 students, while our smallest, Winfield Elementary, has 215.
5. More than 80% of our students go on to college after graduation.
Their Goal for Membership is to continue to improve the quality of life for all in the greater Corning-Painted Post area.
What ONE thing do they want people to think of when they think of C-PP School district? "Students are the center of all we do."
Five Things You Don't Know About Cornell Cooperative Extension of Steuben County
1. We buy in to regional specialists that can help Steuben residents with all things vegetable, fruit, dairy, crops, livestock and farm management.
2. There is a Cooperative Extension in every county.
3. We are considered the door to Cornell University's research and education.
4. We are 101 years old!
5. We serve the communuty through support for farmers, 4-H Youth & Nutrition, agriculture, and financial education.
Their goal for Membership is to make the community aware of and learn more about CCE Steuben.
What ONE thing do they want people to think of when they think of CCE Steuben? "We are the go-to for education on agriculture, nutrition, finances, and youth development in Steuben County."