GPS For Success is an educational initiative of WPBS-TV. In partnership with the Northern New York Community Foundation with additional support from Jefferson-Lewis and St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES.



A non-profit public television station, serving Northern New York and Eastern Ontario, Canada. Our mission is to educate, entertain & inform our two-nation audience through superior local and national content and media engagement in order to enhance the lives of those we serve.

Presenting Sponsor

Northern New York Community Foundation

The Northern New York Community Foundation raises, manages and administers an endowment and collection of funds for the benefit of the community. We use our earnings to support a program of college scholarships for area residents and grants to non-profit organizations to improve our community’s quality of life.

Core Committee

Jefferson-Lewis BOCES

Where lifelong careers begin. Technical and academic training go hand-in-hand as both high school students and adults experience high quality programs. New York State BOCES function as an extension of local school districts.

St. Lawrence BOCES

The Board Of Cooperative Educational Services of St. Lawrence-Lewis Counties serves 18 school districts in St. Lawrence and Lewis Counties, New York, by providing cost-effective shared services, including career training for high-school students and adults, special education, alternative schools, technology education, and teacher training, as well as dozens of programs to expand educational opportunity and help districts operate more efficiently.

Jefferson-Lewis Workforce Development Board

A government appointed, local Board that is in charge of
providing guidance, impact, motivation and supervision for our local workforce
development system.


Jefferson County Economic Development Council

The lead entity for economic development in Jefferson
County, providing access to the full range of county-level tools and programs
that support business growth and expansion.

Northern Area Health Educational Center, Inc.

A workforce development initiative focused on increasing diversity by recruiting
and training people of all races and ethnicities for careers in health care.