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Capital Region Career & Technical School

Parent Resources

Whether you are a parent, grandparent, guardian, relative or friend of a Career & Technical School student, we hope you find this page helpful. We also welcome your suggestions and comments. Email Mike McCagg at 

Parent Portal for eSchooldata - Your link to your students records (academic, attendance, demographic, etc.):


In the event of an emergency:

In the event of an emergency, every effort will be made to contact parents via the schools robotic calling system. Additionally, information will be posted to the homepage of this website and thrugh the Capital Region BOCES Facebook Page and Twitter (@CareerTecTweets) account.



Transportation is provided by the home school district of each student. Find contact information for school districts. Students who wish to drive to CTE must secure permission from their home school admninistration, as well as parents and/or guardian.  Permission is granted by CTE when spaces are available.


Online books, webcasts, excellent resources: U.S Library of congress, from the U.S. Library of Congress, provides free reading resources for children, teens and adults. It features online versions of out-of-copyright books for children, and features webcasts of authors, such as Twilight author Stephenie Meyer, as well as writing contests, suggested booklists, teaching resources, and more.


Child abuse notification

If you suspect a child is being abused or maltreated (neglected), report it by calling 1-800-342-3720, a toll-free 24-hour hotline operated by the New York State Office of Children and Family Services. If you believe a child is in immediate danger, call 911 or your local police department.

Information about reporting child abuse and maltreatment (neglect) is available online here.


Sex offender registry - New York State Division of criminal justice services

Sex Offender information: For information on sex offenders living anywhere in the state, go to the NY State Division of Criminal Justice Services.


Suicide prevention: Some helpful resources

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline hot line 1-800-273-TALK
  • Child Guidance Center (518) 381-8911
  • The Samaritans Suicide Prevention Center (518) 689-4673
  • Ellis Hospital crisis center (518) 243-1300
  • Family and Child Service of Schenectady Inc. Counseling Program (518) 393-1369
  • Haven Grief Counseling Center (518) 370-1666
  • Capital Region BOCES-CAPIT (518) 464-3944
  • American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, Capital Region Chapter (518) 899-0021 or (518) 289-5183


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