Adult Ed Grads Celebrate New Direction, Hard-Earned Skills

More than 60 adult learners were celebrated during a recent ceremony at Hackett Middle School in Albany for completing BOCES’ High School Equivalency (HSE) or English as a New Language (ENL) programs. The graduates, some of whom hail from such countries as Guyana, Kazahkstan, Albania, Myanmar, Sudan and Germany, were successful with rigorous coursework designed …

School to Work Seamless for Auto Technology Grad

When Chris Goodrich received his diploma from Cobleskill-Richmondville High School in June, he had already landed a full-time job in his field of study. Goodrich, who earned a number of awards at graduation, including Automotive Technology Outstanding Student (Schoharie Campus), was hired by Carver Companies, an area business that offers everything from road and waterline …

Construction Grad Builds His Future Career

Recent CTE graduate Mason Yerdon is using the “toolkit” of the skills and experiences he gathered in the Schoharie-based Construction/Heavy Equipment program to build his future career.  This August, Yerdon, a Schalmont native, is headed to East Tennessee State where he will pursue a degree in engineering.   “I feel I am very well prepared for …

P-TECH Students ‘Bridge’ Into a New Year and School

Next week, nearly 30 high schoolers from around the Capital Region will get a head start on the new school year and their futures at the new Capital Region Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH).  During a week-long summer bridge program — held at both the Mohonasen High School (P-TECH’s West Campus) and Watervliet Junior-Senior …

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