NYSSO Leads the Industry in Educational Programming

Opticians, store owners, apprentices and trainees, NYSSO has educational programs to fit your needs.

Licensed Opticians: NYSSO members receive access to free continuing education courses both in-person and online. Each of our six regions hosts regular, day-long education sessions that are free to any member. Members also get free access to online education through our partnership with 20/20 Magazine.

Owners: Through our new Business 2.0 membership, owners get access to customized education on new products and customer service techniques to help them and their staff maximize income and patient satisfaction. 

Students and Apprentices: Learning a new career can be tough, NYSSO’s Preparation Education program is designed specifically to help optician trainees obtain the knowledge and the skills they need to successfully complete the journey from apprentice to licensed optician.