Build Erie's Future.

Advance the Next Generation.
 Have you written to the State Board of Education?
What to do: Take a few moments to make sure your voice is heard by writing a letter stating why you support Erie County Community College. 
Where to send: By email to: (bcc copy Empower Erie at 
By mail to: State Board of Education, 333 Market St. 1st Floor, Harrisburg, PA 17126.
It is very important that the Board of Education hears from as many of us as possible!
Write now!
Erie County Community College Plan Hearing
The Erie County Community College Plan Hearing is June 10-11, 2020. It will be a virtual meeting.  There will be no public comments, but people may join the hearing by the internet or telephone call-in.
Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. 
Webinar ID: 993 5365 3022
Webinar Password: 490311 
Telephone: 877-369-0926 (Toll Free) 
Thursday, June 11, 2020 at 9:00 a.m.
Webinar ID: 922 4540 5820 
Webinar Password: 545453
Telephone: 877-369-0926 (Toll Free)

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