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June 29, 2016
Capital Region Career & Technical School

 

Career & Tech is a Middle States accredited and NYSED approved school offering more than 40 programs of study for high school and adult students at campuses in Albany (Colonie) and Schoharie and several off-campus locations.

 

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Partnership allows CTE
students to try their hand
at robotic excavating  

Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) students recently took control of a robotic excavator thanks to the school's partnership with the Upstate New York Operating Engineers Local 158 (IUOE158). Read More


Jack's Place nears completion thanks to the help of Capital Region BOCES  

A future home in Schenectady for families dealing with a loved ones' illness is nearing completion thanks to the efforts of Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) faculty, staff and students. Read More


Approximately 100 future adult LPNs to enter the area marketplace  

Approximately 100 nursing students from the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School Adult Health Careers Program will graduate Tuesday during a ceremony at Proctors Theatre in Schenectady. Read More


Students learn about the latest
in diesel technology by checking out a new truck  

A new Volvo truck was on display at Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School as students in the Medium/Heavy Truck Repair program - also known as the diesel technology program — completed the school year by examining the latest in tractor trailer technology. Read More


CTE students are 'perfect'

A key soft skill employers say is lacking in many current workers is a willingness to go to work. Read More


Students get their "art on"
in the final weeks of school

Vocational and retail office students at the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) Albany campus showed their artistic ability while beautifying the campus during the final weeks of the 2015-16 school year.
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Four to put a wrap this month on more than 100 years of work in education

They have worked in education for more than 100 years combined — including 85 years at Capital Region BOCES — and later this month, the four longtime employees will be putting away their laptops, chalk and/or rulers for the final time at the Career and Technical Education (CTE) school.
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From a barn to the road thanks to BOCES auto body students

For the last 15 years, a 1970 Buick LeSabre has sat in Ed Daily's barn collecting, dust and rust.

But now, the muscle car is hitting the streets with bright green paint and a shine as well as no holes in the floor thanks to the work of Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) auto body students.   
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Need a job?
Re-imagine your future with Capital Region BOCES Adult
Ed

Much has been made by employers, the media and even government officials of the skills gap in the United States — job-seekers not having the skills needed by the employers.  
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Summer certified nurse assistant, home health aid class to be offered

Capital Region BOCES will be offering a summer Personal Care Aide/Home Health Aide/Adult Nurse Assistant (PCA/HHA/NA) class for adults interested in entering the highly in demand healthcare industry.
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Schoharie CTE honors its seniors

More than 70 Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical (CTE) School students from the Schoharie campus received certificates of completion, honors and awards during a June 8 ceremony.
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Cosmetology students find employment before they graduate

They are still in the classroom perfecting their craft, but a pair of seniors at Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) have already found employment in the field of cosmetology. Read More


Career fair at Mohonasen leads to a multitude of 'thanks', future CTE students   

More than two-dozen thank you cards arrived in the mail at Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical Education (CTE) center on June 1 for a pair of students who guided eighth grade students through the career options that exist in the world of fashion. Read More


End-of-year awards announced for Albany CTE students   

Several hundred Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) students were honored Tuesday, June 7 during ceremonies at Proctors Theatre in Schenectady. Read More


Schoharie CTE hosts commencement  

With a boisterous crowd of parents, family, home school district leaders and friends looking on, approximately 75 Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical (CTE) School students from the Schoharie campus received certificates of completion and awards on June 8.
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Albany Career and Technical campus honors students   

More than 100 awards and honors were bestowed Tuesday at Proctor's Theatre as the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) honored its seniors, as well as juniors who excelled academically. Read More


From BOCES to SUNY Alfred, these students are really digging into their education 

A pair of Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) seniors are really digging their education — so much so that they plan to continue their education at SUNY Alfred.
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Students test to be chefs   

At the conclusion of their two years of hard work at Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE), students are charged with cooking one of the most important meals of their young lives. Read More


Recruiters galore seek to hire adult Capital Region BOCES
nurse assistant students   

Thirty-one healthcare industry employers from across the Capital Region packed a conference room and overflowed into a hallway on May 31 as they sought to hire adult Capital Region BOCES licensed practical nurse (LPN) students. Read More


Capital Region BOCES CTE students build shed, gazebo for Jack's Place 

Armed with flashlights, a wealth of knowledge and a keen eye, welding inspectors took to the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical Center (CTE) recently to evaluate the work of high school students. Read More


Welding inspectors administer certification exams at CTE 

Armed with flashlights, a wealth of knowledge and a keen eye, welding inspectors took to the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical Center (CTE) recently to evaluate the work of high school students. Read More


Students to showcase
portfolios while residents showcase their antique cars

Capital Region BOCES students preparing to head on to college or career will showcase their knowledge and abilities on June 1 at the Schoharie Career and Technical Education (CTE) campus.
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Cosmetology students help Parsons students prepare for prom

More than a dozen Parsons Child and Family Center student had their special day made a little more special by Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) students on May 19.
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Students find employment; more hires expected following auto fair

Some students are in the process of being hired while others found job leads during the annual automotive job fair at the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) Albany campus.  Read More


State Senate report echoes what CTE students, faculty have said for years

A New York Senate Task Force on Workforce Development report released Tuesday echoes what faculty and students at Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical Education Center (CTE) have been saying for years – getting a CTE education gives a person a much needed boost in the global economy.  Read More


Board of Education honors SkillsUSA state finalists  

The Capital Region BOCES Board of Education recently honored the state SkillsUSA competition medalists. Read More


Area counselors learn about new CTE
offerings, changing state grad requirements that boost CTE

Capital Region BOCES officials met with school counselors from around the region recently to discuss a host of issues, among them a new program that will enable more students with disabilities from throughout the region to earn a credential to help them find employment after graduation. Read More


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In the event of inclement weather, students and their parents/guardians should follow school closing information provided by their home high schools. Students home school districts determine whether or not to transport students, end their day early or close their high school campuses.  Adult students should watch the media for school closings; their classes are cancelled if the Capital Region BOCES Career & Technical School is closed.

 

The Capital Region BOCES Career & Technical School offers careers without limits for students of all ages, abilities, interests, and backgrounds. In the 21st century workplace, careers have no gender. Start your future here today!

 

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