Teaching, research, and outreach form the mission of Penn State Behrend. Not only do we operate more than two dozen centers, programs, and initiatives aimed at meeting business and community needs, we're also the local leader in K-12 outreach programs and services.

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Community and Workforce Programs

Penn State Behrend has a long history of delivering high-quality, high-relevance corporate training and continuing education from customized programs to meet the unique goals of a given business to non-credit education intended to improve an individual's skills and personal marketability.

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K-12 Education Outreach

Successful communities and organizations start with young people who are educated and motivated to learn and grow. Penn State Behrend’s K-12 programs and events leverage the college’s collective expertise and resources to give youth unique and exciting learning experiences.