About PSWP

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The Public Service Workshops Program (PSWP) is a working partnership between the NYS Governor’s Office of Employee Relations (GOER), the Public Employees Federation (AFL-CIO)(PEF), and the Professional Development Program, Rockefeller College, University at Albany.

PSWP is funded through the negotiated agreement between the State of New York and the Public Employees Federation and through additional Management/Confidential funds.

A list of Frequently Asked Questions about PSWP can be seen at the GOER website.

Who We Serve

PSWP provides training and professional development programs for PEF-represented and Management/Confidential employees of New York State.

Our Delivery Methods

PSWP training programs can be delivered as:

Comprehensive Needs Assessment

PSWP conducts on-going needs assessment including: focus groups; contact with state agency training liaisons and subject matter experts; and environmental scanning and research on seven broad occupational groups: