Electrical Trades Students Surprise Teacher with Support

An innocent challenge to friends to support his wife through a donation to Albany Medical Center turned into a surprise showing of support by students in John Puglisi’s electrical trades class at Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School. Puglisi’s wife had a brain tumor removed two years ago and earlier this month underwent her …

Educators, Students Join for 30th Annual Technology Awareness Day

More than 600 educational administrators, instructors, students and business partners gathered at the 30th Annual Regional Technology Awareness Day to share and show how technology can inspire student learning. The annual event hosted by the Northeastern Regional Information Center (NERIC) showcases cutting-edge education technology innovations and includes discussion on ways that schools can use technology to …

Designing a creative future

Kody Lieb, who aspires to a career in digital media and graphic design, is the first student in our Internet Application Design program to earn a prestigious Adobe certification. “This designation signifies an expertise that colleges often award credits for and makes job candidates more marketable,” said Internet Application Design Teacher Barb Gorbaty. To earn the …

Welding grad climbs to successful career heights

For 2016 Career and Technical School Welding and Metal Fabrication graduate Ian Mayo, the “height” of success in his chosen career is often 100 feet or more off the ground. Even before graduation, Mayo was parlaying what he’d learned in the classroom and through related work-based learning into a $40-plus/hour job as a full-time journeyman …

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