History, Mission & Goals
Mildred Elley, sister school to Austin’s School of Spa Technology, has been educating the greater Capital District in career-focused programs for nearly a century.
The mission of Mildred Elley is to provide quality career education and technical training to allow students of diverse educational, cultural and personal backgrounds to become successful in an ever-changing global economy. Mildred Elley strives to afford students quality placement opportunities and instill in all of our graduates a desire for lifelong education and learning.
Curricula: To offer a well-rounded academic experience that combines professional education and liberal arts and sciences to better prepare our students for careers in a variety of professional fields in health and wellness, business and technology, digital media arts, and service to others, and for advancement to further higher education.
Faculty: To develop an outstanding faculty consisting of individuals who are highly qualified by experience and preparation and dedicated to individual student development.
Students: To provide a wide range of academic and student services, including academic advisement, financial aid, tutoring, career counseling, organized activities, and support services that are dedicated to individual student development and life-long learning.
Resources: To support the academic learning environment with facilities that are student-centric, to provide strong technology resources, and to ensure a safe, respectful, diverse, and collegial learning community for students, faculty, and staff.