WCNY was launched in 1965 and chartered by the New York State Department of Education as the Public Broadcasting Council of Central New York. WCNY is a tax-exempt, nonprofit organization, and a member-supported affiliate of the Public Broadcasting Service.

WCNY was originally known as “The Education Station,” but  has dramatically expanded its services throughout 19 counties over the past 50 years. What was once a single broadcast television channel has grown to include five digital channels, including a cable-only station. WCNY, Create, World and Plus channels are available to more than 1.8 million people over-the-air or via cable, fiber and satellite services.

Categories: ABE - DistanceAdult Basic Education (ABE)

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P.O. Box 2400
Syracuse, NY 13202 

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(315) 453-2444 ()