Education & Libraries

Albany is a Center for Education

The concentration of institutions is one of Albany's greatest attributes. The City of Albany has set goals and strategies to foster existing connections and create new relationships and partnerships with its institutions that focus on cooperative planning for growth and development, as expressed in the the City's Comprehensive Plan, Albany 2030.

Albany's vision of being a model for educational systems, as expressed in Albany 2030... "Albany nurtures its most valuable resources, its children, by promoting excellence in education at all levels. The City's institutions of higher education are valued resources and partners in initiatives to expand economic opportunities, enhance work force skills and promote lifelong learning."