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.

Becoming a Hair Stylist “Grew” On This Junior

Josiah Courtwright of Niskayuna is taking his love of hair styling to a new level, earning certification as a cosmetologist at our Career & Technical School as a “back-up” to his dreams of becoming a real estate tycoon.

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

Due to the statewide restrictions on large gatherings related to the COVID-19/coronavirus situation, all in person career fair events are postponed until further notice. This page will be updated once we have information to share about upcoming career fairs. In the meantime, please visit the employment section of this website for more information about becoming …

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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