Important COVID-19 Information & Updates

Capital Region BOCES stands ready to support our partner school districts and students during this uncertain time. Please continue to monitor this page for the most up-to-date information and resources.  Health Screening Tool Changes in Response to COVID-19 New York State COVID-19 School Report Card COVID-19 Testing in School FAQ New York State Travel Restrictions …

Criminal Justice Students Get A “Jump Start” On College

High school seniors Alli Cater and Isabel Philipp, who currently attend our Criminal Justice program, are getting a “jump start” on higher education through Bryant & Stratton College’s free college prep program. The Middleburgh duo learned of Bryant & Stratton’s Jump Start program, in which students take a weekly class and earn college credits that …

Senior “Called” To Medicine Finds Rx in New Visions

Karrie Kosier’s dream is to become a doctor and help children heal. Through our New Visions: Health Careers program, located at St. Peter’s and at Ellis Hospitals, the Cobleskill-Richmondville senior is getting a head-start on this career path. “I have seen the trauma some family members and even friends have gone through and I feel called …

Network Cabling Senior Goes The Extra Mile For His Education

You could say Career and Technical School student Chris Rarick is going the extra mile for his education… an extra 40 miles, to be exact. That’s the distance the Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk High School (RCS) senior drives to learn the art of network cabling and smart home technology installation on our Schoharie campus. While RCS buses dozens …

Adult Nursing Students Prep for Rounds During Pandemic

Students in our Adult Practical Nursing program recently took their first steps towards doing clinical rounds during a pandemic as they were fit tested for N95 masks. This testing — administered by WellNow nurses with masks provided by St. Peter’s Hospital — will allow student to take part in the clinical rounds that are an …

Student As Interviewers Help Steer the Future of Our Schools

Earlier this year, a group of students took part in interviews for a set of teaching assistants and an administrator for our schools. This new initiative is designed to empower students around decisions impacting them and their education, and to teach valuable life skills. “It’s important to include our scholars in this process and to …

Visit Proctors Theatre/Learn About Entertainment Technology

High school students interested in a career in theatre or movie productions have two opportunities during February 2021 to learn about our Entertainment Technology program while touring the historic Proctors Theatre. Open house events are scheduled for Feb. 10 and Feb. 24, 2021 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Proctors Theater, located at 432 State …

BOCES’ Leaders Earn “Education Power 100” Distinction

For the second year in a row, Capital Region BOCES’ District Superintendent Anita Murphy and Senior Executive Officer Joseph P. Dragone, Ph.D. have been ranked among the state’s most powerful and dedicated educators, earning recognition in City & State magazine’s “Education Power 100.” This distinction is based on their achievements, influence in policy-making, and connections …

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