Virginia Bond Honored For Commitment To Service

December 2021 Commitment Award For Service Virginia Bond, an instructional training specialist in our NERIC division,  is the recipient of our December 2021 commitment award for service. Lora Parks, manager of NERIC’s Instructional Technology Service, nominated Virginia Bond for this award based on her significant positive contribution to the Capital Region BOCES/NERIC community—specifically her service …

Welding Melts Cares For Area Senior

Some students may find school stressful, but not Duanesburg senior Ryan Potter—at least when he is attending the Welding and Metal Fabrication program at Capital Region BOCES. “Welding is therapeutic to me,” he said. “I relax and just think about what I am doing. No stress.” During a recent class in the Career & Technical …

Students Support A Doggone Good Cause!

Students combine a love of animals with a passion for helping others Students in our Retail and Office Services program have gone into the dog treat making business—an opportunity with lots of learning “baked in” that is supporting the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society. Using a recipe found online, students are baking “Bag O’ Bones” treats …

Building A Theatrical Future

Recruitment now underway for Entertainment Technology at Proctors Theatre Many dream of gaining fame and fortune on Broadway or in Hollywood, but how many students can say they have learned the tools of the trade in a grand, historic nationally known theater? That is exactly how nearly two dozen students in our Entertainment Technology program—now …

Area Trade School Offers Masonry Training to Capital Region BOCES Students

An area trade school is collaborating with Capital Region BOCES to bring a new skill set to area high school students this month. The Upstate Masonry Institute (UMI) taught a weeklong introduction to masonry course to students in the Construction/Heavy Equipment program earlier this month on the Career and Technical School, Schoharie Campus. The institute …

Covid-19 Rapid Testing Kits

This message regarding the availability of Covid-19 rapid testing kits was sent on Sunday, Jan. 2, 2022 to families of students at Airline Drive Academy and the Maywood School by Special Education Director Caralee Kardash. Dear Parents/Guardians As we shared in a message last week, we have received a shipment of rapid tests for students.  …

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