Adult Welding Grads Have Bright Future Ahead

Recent graduates of our adult Welding and Metal Fabrication program have ensured bright futures for themselves in a “hot” job market.  Graduates include those looking to gain promotion at their current job, others who had found college just wasn’t for them, and still others looking for a hands-on career. Congratulations to our June 2021 adult …

Adult HVAC/R Grads Heat Up Their Future

Recent graduates of our 10-month adult Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC/R) program have “turned up the heat” on their futures. The program, offered regularly at our Albany Career & Technical School campus, offers learners the skills and connections they need to get a good start or promotion in this growing and in-demand industry. …

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 …

Virtual College Fair Connects Adult Nursing Students With Higher Ed

“I have been a home health aide, certified nurse assistant, patient care assistant and now I am doing Adult Practical Nursing program and eventually I will get RN. It’s about improving yourself.” — current Adult Practical Nursing student Jessica Johnston. During a recent college fair, current full- and part-time Adult Practical Nursing (APN) students had …

Remote Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) Exam Testing Process

The Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) exam is now being administered remotely Mondays at 11 a.m.  and Wednesdays at 3 p.m.  To sign up for this exam: Call the Health Careers office at 518-862-4709  To ensure a smooth testing experience, a dry run TEAS exam must be taken before registering for the full TEAS …

BOCES, Area Partners Join To Offer New Regional Workforce Training

Capital Region BOCES has teamed with University at Albany, Albany Can Code, the Capital District YMCA and New York Alliance for Inclusion and Innovation to expand workforce training and support the region’s economy recovery from the impact of COVID-19. Grant funding will help fuel these projects. Preparing the next generation of teaching assistants Capital Region …

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