Career & Technical Education

  • Sparks fly as a welding student works on a piece of metal.

    Explore a career before entering college, technical school or the workforce.

Area high school students with all interests, talents and abilities can pursue traditional trades, licensed professions, and honors-level and college-level programs. Interested students should work with their home school guidance counselor to apply.

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    “I've learned a lot of life skills that will apply to whatever I choose to do.”

    Evan Pollard

    2017 Game Design and Implementation Graduate

Faces of Career & Tech

Cosmetology graduate Zoey Lukasik smiles for the camera.

Cosmetology Grad Heads to Hollywood

Zoey Lukasik is Hollywood-bound to further her theatrical makeup studies.  

BOCES Internet Application Design student Kody Lieb poses for the camera.

Designing a creative future

Aspiring graphic designer Kody Lieb earns professional certification.

Welding graduate Ian Mayo poses on a scaffold high above the ground.

Welding grad climbs to career heights

For grad Ian Mayo, a career in welding is “everything I dreamed.”

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Find out why nearly 1,000 high school students spend their time with us. 

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of our graduates pursue college or technical school degrees.
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of our students graduate on time — well above the 75% state average.
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40 businesses
provide workplace experiences for our career & technical education students.
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18 of the 20
fastest growing occupations within the next decade require technical education. CTE helps students acquire this essential skill set.
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college articulation agreements offer students a chance to earn college credit while still in high school.
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6 unique programs
for students with special needs.