Business Partnership Lands Senior Plum Post-Grad Job Offer

Though he’s only half-way through his senior year, Drew Wideman has been offered a job in his career of choice thanks connections fostered during his work-based learning placement. Since September, Wideman, a Manufacturing and Machining Technology student, has worked with Altamont Spray Welding doing mechanical work, repair and replacing parts. Like Altamont Spray Welding, a …

Blazing Trails In HVAC/R

Since she began working along with her dad at age 12, Adriana Holden has known she wanted a career in heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC/R). Now, she is following in her father’s footsteps—and blazing trails—in what is a traditionally male-dominated trade. This Niskayuna junior is the only female student enrolled in our HVAC/R …

Thanks To Timco Transportation For Diesel Donation

Diesel technology students now have a 2005 Cummins Volvo to learn with and hone their skills on thanks to a generous donation by Timco Transportation. Company President Tim Adair also donated his time, towing the truck to our Albany Career and Technical School campus. The diesel tech program, like every program at Capital Region BOCES, …

Upcoming Career Fairs

Look for us at one of these upcoming career fairs and learn how you can become a part of our Capital Region BOCES’ team! April 6, 2:30 – 6:30 p.m. — Capital Region School District Job Fair at Guilderland High School. April 22, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. — Albany Job Fair at Holiday Inn Express …

Aspiring Welder Earns “Helping Hand” Memorial Scholarship

Adult Education welding student is this year’s recipient of the Evan M. Schwarz Helping Hand Memorial Scholarship. The $500 award was presented by the Schwarz family, welding teacher Don Mattoon and Career and Technical School administrators during a Dec. 18, 2019 ceremony. “Kingsley’s attendance, class participation and performance are outstanding,” said Maria Huntington, supervisor of …

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