Rebuilding Albany High School
Investing in our students. Investing in our community.
Investing in our future.
MWBE-Workforce Development initiatives
Rebuilding Albany High
School will mean
hundreds of construction jobs to our community over a seven-year period.
The district is committed to helping City of Albany residents, and
especially residents of color, acquire the knowledge and skills
necessary to get these jobs, as well as other
construction-related jobs throughout our community and region.
Rebuilding Albany High at a glance
April 2018, new construction will include
a three-story academic building behind
the school as the major element of Phase
I. Future construction phases will
include a new building for art
and music classrooms. The school’s open
courtyard also will be enclosed in
Renovations throughout the seven-year
include a complete makeover of the
current three-story academic wing, which
will include space for career and
technical education programs currently
housed three blocks away at Abrookin
Career and Technical Center.
will include completely replacing the
school’s heating, ventilation and
air-conditioning systems, adding a new
200-seat balcony to the auditorium and
creating new space for
physical-education classes, including
jogging lanes in the main gym.
renovated and rebuilt facility will
expand the size of the current building
by about 50 percent. Today’s Albany High
building, including Abrookin,
encompasses about 378,000 square feet; the new
and improved Albany High will add about
250,000 square feet of new space.
The district also is committed to helping
minority- and woman-owned businesses enterprises
(MWBEs) be positioned to take advantage of these
opportunities as well, both in the district and
throughout the region and state.
Click here to download
a brochure with information to help
both individual workers, MWBE-certified firms
and firms considering the MWBE-certification
For additional resources and information,
click here to
download a presentation from workshops the district
held as part of its community outreach and
You also can download a list of
If you have any questions about MWBE or
workforce development opportunities in general, please contact
Facilities Planner Ben Marra at
The City School District of Albany and its
community-advocacy partner, Mission Accomplished Transition Services,
are offering a regular schedule of career-focused informational and
networking opportunities to assist individual workers, MWBE firms and
firms interested in pursuing MWBE certification. For more information
about planned events, please contact Community Advocate Manager
James Mitchell at (518) 831-0992 or
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