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Capital Region Career & Technical School - home page archive

2017-18 School Year Home Page Archive - Career & Tech

 

September

Students Gianni Nichols and Devon Sweatt check out the remnant of a crushed fire truck

National Grid donation 'electrifies' Career and Tech educational opportunities  

Students at Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) will be “trucking” into an even better education thanks to the generosity of National Grid.

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From BOCES student to helper of students in three short years 

In less than four years, Emily Walter has gone from being a Capital Region BOCES student to helping Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical Education (CTE) students make professional connections. Read More

 

CTE not only prepares grads for jobs, it also find them jobs 

At Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE), we don’t just prepare students for college and career — we often times find them jobs. Read More

 

BOCES offers a part-time evening adult nursing class

Looking to re-imagine your future? Capital Region BOCES has a program for you. Read More

 

Twenty-year-old preparing for her future in the BOCES HSE program

Jewellie Gribbin is not one to interrupt a class or bring attention to herself. But that doesn't mean she isn't on a clear and concise mission — a mission she expects Capital Region BOCES to help her achieve. Read More

 

Re-imagine your future with a Capital Region BOCES Adult Welding Class

Does welding spark your interest? Are you looking for a new direction in life? Read More

 

New Visions: Law & Government students reflect on 9/11 terrorist attacks

They were barely a year old, but students in the Capital Region BOCES New Visions: Law & Government class know the profound impact the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 had on them, the country and the world. Read More

New Visions: Law & Government students reflect on 9/11 terrorist attacks Area high school students to reflect, share thoughts on 9/11 terrorist attacks

In commemoration of the 16th anniversary of the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, area high school students will gather at the New York State Museum to reflect on the terrorist attack on the nation on Monday, September 11. Read More

 

As school opens, 1,100+ students look to earn marketable skills for the future

More than 1,100 high school students from across the Capital Region entered the world of skilled labor, video game design, nursing and more on Wednesday as classes started at Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical Center's (CTE) three campuses.  Read More

High school students embark Alexis Grier
on mission to learn skills for in-demand careers

More than 1,100 high school students (an approximately 5 percent increase!) from across the Capital Region will enter the world of automotive repair, welding, nursing, restaurant management and video game design — to name just a few careers — as they return to school this week and start training for life outside of high school. Read More

 

 

 

August

Capital Region BOCES makes college transition easy     

Niskayuna graduate Surreet Pabbi credits his time in the Capital Region BOCES New Visions Law and Government program with making college planning and life "easy."  Read More

 

CTE taught this grad the small, but important, things in life 

What metal and electrodes do you use with specific metals? That's the knowledge Alan Gauvreau credits Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) with teaching him,along with preparing him for a life and career outside of school. Read More

 

A decade after graduation, welding student returns as teacher

Exactly a decade after graduating from the Capital Region BOCES welding program, Don Mattoon
is returning to the hallowed halls of the Career and Technical Education (CTE) school."
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Grad profile: CTE helped build this student's future 

From a high school student with no idea what she wanted to do to an aspiring heavy equipment operator/contractor.  Read More

 

The automotive program put this 2017 grad in the fast lane for success

Glenn MacDonald spent his last official days with Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical Education Center (CTE) representing New York state in a national skills competition. Read More

Grad profile: CTE taught collaboration, heavy equipment skills to this grad  

Collaboration. It’s a key skill necessary for successful employment in almost every career field and it’s a skill taught in every class at Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE). Read More

 

Graduate: 'CTE teaches you the skills you need and doesn't waste your time'  

For 2017 graduate Logan Christensen, attending the electrical trades program at Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) was a means to an end.  Read More

 

Adult Practical Nursing Classes offered for 2017-18 school year  

Are you an adult seeking to change, enhance or start a great career?  Read More

 

Grad profile: CTE cemented his future plans      

He was part of a two-person team that represented New York state and Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) at a national automotive competition this year, bringing the school its highest finish in the competition in several years. Despite that, 2017 CTE graduate Eliason Feronda still remains firmly grounded. Read More

Area high school students learn at the Albany Marriott    

Two area high school students earned valuable work-based learning hours while learning job skills on Thursday (Aug. 17) at the Albany Marriott on Wolf Road. Read More

 

From drop-out to success story thanks to Capital Region BOCES   

From high school drop-out to member of the National Technical Honor Society academic achievement award winner. Read More

 

Grad profile: CTE built this graduate's future     

Not everyone wants to go to college. In fact, most students who go to college do not finish their programs on time, or even at all. Read More

 

Graduate returns, praises CTE and prepares for next chapter of his life     

One could argue that Matt Landis can't get enough of the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical Education (CTE) center. Read More

 

Fall certified nurse assistant, home health aide class to be offered     

Capital Region BOCES will be offering this fall a Personal Care Aide/Home Health Aide/Adult Nurse Assistant (PCA/HHA/NA) class for adults interested in entering the highly in demand healthcare industry. Read More

 

Grad profile: Immigrant learns the CTE skills she needs to flourish   

Cheridan Arias Urena came to the United States just three years ago, but she is all set for a career here. Read More

 

Capital Region BOCES graduates 73 adults from HSE, English programs      

With dignitaries as diverse as Assemblyman John McDonald, Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan and Capital Region BOCES Chief Executive Officer John Yagielski looking on, 73 adults from across the globe graduated BOCES' adult education programs last month. Read More

 

 

July

 

SEMI High Tech U offers students a competitive edge, broadens horizons     

SEMI High Tech U offers students a competitive edge, broadens horizons. Read More

 

Grad profile: Stancil has designs on a career in fashion  

If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. Read More

 

Adult sterile processing technician class to start in September  

A new adult sterile processing technician class will start in September at Capital Region BOCESS. Read More

 

Grad profile: CTE cemented the 'sweet' future this graduate plans  

You could say Alexis Grier has a sweet future. Read More

 

Adult sterile processing technician class to start in September    

A new adult sterile processing technician class will start in September at Capital Region BOCES. Read More

 

International Paper grant will fund a CTE lending library    

A $1,500  International Paper Co. grant will be used this coming school year by Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) to ensure students will have books to read related to their career of choice. Read More


Student sees state office as a means to personal growth 

Savitri Persaud of Schenectady is the latest Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) student to seek and win state office with the New York State SkillsUSA organization. Read More

 

Brennan CoffeyGrad profile: Adult learner finds success at CTE 

Casey Washington came to the Capital Region BOCES Advanced Alternative Energy Program looking for guidance and a career path. He left in June 2017 with both and the new title of future college student. Read More


From Yemen to Capital Region BOCES: An adult looks for a new life
 

Bassam Moqbel found his way to Albany in 2016 after immigrating from war-torn Yemen the year prior. After a brief stop in Miami, he moved to Albany in June where he works in a factory. Read More


Grad profile: 'CTE taught me what I need to succeed' 

"At Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE), they teach you what you need to know to succeed." Read More

 

Register now for High School Equivalency and English for Speakers of other Language classes 

Interested  in learning the English language? How about finally earning that high school diploma? Capital Region BOCES has a class for you! Read More

 

With customers on-hand, cosmetology students extend learning into the summer 

"I have been coming here longer than you have been alive." Read More Customer Alex Mackie checks out the work of cosmetology student Amber Costa of Schoharie

 

BOCES to once again host SEMI High Tech U  

Capital Region BOCES will once again play host to the annual SEMI High Tech U program that draws students from across the region to a three-day program to prepare them for the possibility of careers in STEM. Read More

 

2016 grad credits CTE as she prepares for national collegiate competition

When 2016 Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School graduate Carly Yezzo competes in a national culinary competition in Florida this weekend, she will have her time at BOCES to thank, in part, for her adventure. Read More

 

Grad profile: Even if undecided on the future, CTE offers you valuable skills 

Even if you are not 100 percent what you will be doing in the future, Capital Region BOCES can give you an advantage in life. Read More

 

Summer program gives students real-life experiences

Capital Region BOCES is offering a summer program for students in need of valuable work-based learning hours.  Read More

 

 

 

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