Thank you for your interest in Citizens Academy. 

FOCUS is planning on classes in the traditional in-person format while also adhering to COVID-19 safety regulations where applicable. Preparations are being made for a virtual format if necessary. The schedule for classes now is 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday evenings, September 15 to November 17 and will include a boxed meal. The COVID-19 vaccination or mask may be required.

Please fill out the REQUIRED contact information and ALL of the open-ended application questions. After the application period ends on Saturday, July 31, 2021, we will review applications and notify applicants regarding acceptance status in mid-August. 

For technical assistance with the application, please contact FOCUS Communications and Office Manager Jessica Lisi at 315-448-8732 or via email at
 focus@syrgov.net. FOCUS business hours are 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Monday to Friday. 

Special thanks to National Grid for its support of Citizens Academy.