Rapid Testing Team Honored For Commitment To Leadership

April 2021 Commitment Award For Leadership Congratulations to Jody Coyne, Kelly Livingston, Kathy Pavone and Kathryn Stone—our Rapid Testing Team—for winning our April 2021 commitment award for leadership. At the start of 2021, Jody, Kelly, Kathy and Kathryn were identified as key members of BOCES’ Rapid Testing Team. In addition to their regular work assignments, …

Wired For Success

Adam Burton hasn’t decided whether a career as a lineman or an electrician is right for him. What the Schoharie senior knows for sure is that he has earned the skills he needs for success in either career through our Network Cabling Technician & Smart Home Technology program. “I feel like I have a better understanding …

Students Soar In SkillsUSA Competition

Students from across our Career & Technical Education programs had the chance to demonstrate their expertise and job skills during the recent statewide SkillsUSA competition. Fourteen were ranked among the top four students in their field of study, with three—Nicholas Grock of Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake (BHBL), Lucia Hingi of Shenendehowa, and Breanna Russell of Mohonasen—earning …

Art Show Features Student Artistry

Celebration of Student Creativity, Importance of the Arts The creativity of hundreds of area students is on full display – for the first time ever online – in the 32nd Annual BOCES Art Show.  The show features over 200 works in various mediums created by students in kindergarten through high school from 10 participating school …

Thanks For Our Teachers

This year, National Teacher Appreciation Week runs from May 2 through May 8. While we take this time each year to say a special “thank you,” we are grateful every day for our teachers and the skills, knowledge, creativity and caring they bring to their work in support of our students. As schools throughout the …

Machining Grad Gives Back As Teacher

Manufacturing and Machining Technology program graduate Kody Skeal has returned to our Career & Technical School to share his knowledge as an interim instructor for the next generation of machinists and manufacturers. Skeals brings with him eight years of industry experience and a degree in Advanced Manufacturing Technologies from Hudson Valley Community College that was …

Senior Cooks Up A Culinary Future

Learning in our Culinary Arts and Hospitality Technology program has had many benefits for senior Treyvon Landells. He is earning high academic honors, has learned that culinary arts is the career for him, and, through his classroom connections, has landed a plum position working in the kitchens of Yono’s Restaurant in Albany. “Coming to BOCES …

Build For a Film and Stage Career Learning at Proctors Theatre

Dream of a career on Broadway or in Hollywood? In our Entertainment Tech program, high school students learn hands-on in the grand and nationally-known Proctors Theatre in Schenectady about many career paths and the skills needed to become a part of this growing industry. We are now looking to add new students for the 2021-22 …

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