Instructional Coaching Team Honored For Commitment To Excellence

February 2022 Commitment Award For Excellence Our Instructional Coaching team has received of our February 2022 commitment award for excellence. Members of the team include Erin Baertschi, Melissa Drummond, Heidi Hauf-Aupperle, Meredith Herrmann, Michelle Irons, Abigail Jacobs, Donna Lamkin, Laura McDaniel and Amanda McNeal. In nominating the team for this honor, the Directors of Curriculum …

Women In The Trades: Students Gain Valuable Experience In The Field

Throughout March, in honor of International Women’s Month we are shining a spotlight on women in the trades who are challenging stereotypes and building solid futures through their education at Capital Region BOCES. Two local teens are gaining valuable experience in local manufacturing operations thanks to the knowledge, skills and connections gained through Capital Region …

Building Trades Student Gives Back To Home City

Career & Technical School student Daniel Baughn is leaving a lasting impression in his home city of Watervliet. Recently, Baughn, who attends our Building Trades program, constructed a full-sized wooden podium that was presented to Watervliet Mayor Charles Patricelli and Police Chief Joseph Centanni. “It’s nice to be able to use the skills I have …

Women in the Trades: Allison Umstadter Finds Match For Talents In Machining Tech Program

Throughout March, in honor of International Women’s Month we are shining a spotlight on women in the trades who are challenging stereotypes and building solid futures through their education at Capital Region BOCES.  “I feel like I was meant to do this—this is one of my talents and I was meant to use it.”  So …

Students Shine At Regional SkillsUSA Competition

Nearly two dozen Career & Technical Education students showed in-depth knowledge of the skilled trades and earned medals at the regional SkillsUSA competition Wednesday, March 16. The students showed expertise in such diverse areas as carpentry, commercial baking, diesel engine repair and networking. They competed against their peers from Questar III and other BOCES during …

Women in the Trades: Darielys Maya’s Future Heats Up

Throughout March, in honor of International Women’s Month we are shining a spotlight on women in the trades who are challenging stereotypes and building solid futures through their education at Capital Region BOCES. For Darielys Maya, attending our Career & Technical School was all about finding the career that is right for her. “I like hands-on …

Women in the Trades: Kiersten Acer’s Future is in the Fast Lane

Throughout March, in honor of International Women’s Month we are shining a spotlight on women in the trades who are challenging stereotypes and building solid futures through their education at Capital Region BOCES. A Cobleskill teen is revving up for a solid career while tuning up her knowledge of automobile engine repair at Capital Region …

BOCES Students Share Stories with State Legislators

Students, staff and others represent the organization during Lobby Day From an aspiring personal trainer to a fashion designer, state legislators heard directly from Capital Region BOCES students about their variety of learning experiences. “I couldn’t be more proud of our staff, students, board members and component superintendents who represented Capital Region BOCES during NYSUT’s …

Women in the Trades: Kira St. Andrews is Wired for Success

Throughout March, in honor of International Women’s Month, we are shining a spotlight on women in the trades who are challenging stereotypes and building solid futures through their education at Capital Region BOCES. Kira St. Andrews is “wiring” herself for future success through our Network Cabling Technician/Smart Home Technology program and challenging perceptions about who …

Spotlight on Women in Skilled Trades

March is Women’s History Month and we’re shining a spotlight on students who are building solid futures in the skilled trades through our programs.

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