Our Partners

CUNY ECI is sustained through partnerships with essential stakeholders, all of whom are committed to making higher education accessible to all students.

City University of New York

CUNY works with ECI and our Early College schools in a variety of ways. Our CUNY partners provide academic, administrative, and technical support in order to help our students be successful as they work towards earning their college degree.

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Individual Colleges

Department of Education

The New York City Department of Education has been committed to working closely with CUNY ECI in developing and sustaining Early College schools.

Founding Employer Partners

For our Career and Technological Education (CTE) schools/ 9-14 Early College & Career Schools, industry partners provide critical research and insight into the kinds of employees they most need and value. Using this information, the industry partner works closely with the college and high school leadership and faculty to choose the associate degree(s) and high school academic sequence that would provide the best foundation for students in the program to move into careers in the industry field.

National Partners

Our national partners have played an integral role in supporting and sustaining CUNY ECI and our Early College schools.

State Partners

With support of our state partners, CUNY ECI has been able to create additional Early College schools and advance policy initiatives that strengthen the Early College movement statewide.