1.0 Performance Relative to Stated Mission & Goals

1.3 Past Accomplishments

Through relationships with a number of the University’s professional schools (Public Affairs & Policy, Social Welfare, and Public Health), other SUNY system campuses, CUNY institutions in New York City, and private institutions statewide, PDP has achieved a significant statewide presence over its 46-year existence. Its portfolio of sponsored funding since inception is in excess of $800 million.

Regarded as a leader in the field of extended learning, PDP has been recognized with numerous awards including the following:

  • American Society for Training and Development (Mohawk Hudson Chapter) Outstanding Public Service Training (1999)
  • Apex Award (2005)
  • National Staff Development and Training Association Distinguished Service in Training Award (2005)
  • National Health Information Award (2007)
  • NYS Best Practices Award (2004–2005)
  • OTDA Commissioner’s Award (1999 and 2004)
  • University at Albany Initiatives for Women Awards (2000 and 2005)
  • University at Albany President’s Award for Excellence in Support Service (2007)
  • Center for Digital Government’s “Best of New York Award” for participation in NYS OCFS Juvenile Justice Information System (2009)
  • Center for Digital Government’s “Project Best Advancing Service to the Public Award” for participation in the Commission for the Blind and Visually Handicapped Consumer Information System (2009)
  • APEX Award for Electronic and Video Publication in Education and Training (2010)
  • Continuing Education Association of New York Exemplary Program Award for Non-Credit Program Development (2010)
  • United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) Best Practice in Distance Learning Programming Bronze Award (2010)
  • United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) Best Practice in Distance Learning Programming Gold Award (2011)
  • Center for Digital Government’s “Best of New York Award” for participation in the NYS OCFS Child Care Time and Attendance (CCTA) project (2011)
  • Center for Digital Government’s “Best of New York Award” for the Most Innovative Use of Technology for the design of the NYS OTDA mobile-optimized website (2011)
  • Bronze Telly Award honoring best in video production (2012 and 2014)
  • APEX Award for Publication Excellence for Most Improved Print Media “Youth in Progress Need to Know Series” (2014)
  • Bronze Telly Award honoring the Pyramid Model Webcast Series (2017)
  • APEX Award for Publication Excellence for the Communiqué newsletter (2017)