Virtual Career Fairs Match Students With Area Healthcare Providers

Next virtual career fair for Capital Region BOCES Adult Nursing students is June 2. During our first-ever virtual career fair, more than 130 of our Adult Practical Nursing students who are scheduled to graduate and enter the workforce this June got to meet with area healthcare providers and learn about job prospects.  This new format …

Diesel Tech Junior Learns On The Job With Albany City

Though still in junior in high school, Diesel Tech student Jacob Newell is already applying his skills in the Albany City Heavy Vehicle Repair Shop alongside veteran mechanics and equipment operators. “He is actively involved in the diagnosis and repair of dozers, excavators, tractor trailers, landfill compactors, single dual axel trucks, skid steers, wheel loaders …

Teaching Hands-On Learning In Times of COVID-19

For educators at Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School who are used to teaching skilled trades, healthcare, computer design and gaming in a hands-on manner, the ongoing COVID-19 public health crisis and related school closure has completely changed the way education is being delivered. Students, more inclined and successful learning with their hands, are …

COVID-19/Adult Education Updates

Updated May 1, 2020 Ongoing public health concerns related to COVID-19/Coronavirus have led to the closure of schools throughout New York state through the end of the school year. This includes our BOCES programs and schools. When it comes to our adult education programming, we have taken a variety of approaches: Much like colleges and …

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