Adult Nursing Students Celebrated as they Prepare to Launch their Careers

More than 100 adults from across the Capital Region and beyond were celebrated on Wednesday after they concluded their training to become Licensed Practical Nurses. The students in the Adult Practical Nursing program completed course work and testing on Tuesday an were celebrated on Wednesday with a “reverse parade” where they drove through the campus, …

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

The Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) exam is now being administered remotely. To sign up for this exam: Call the Health Careers office (518) 862-4709 Payments for the TEAS exam are being accepted in person, Mondays and Fridays from 1 – 4 p.m. at the Capital Region BOCES Health Careers and Services, Building A, …

Virtual Career Fairs Match Students With Area Healthcare Providers

Next virtual career fair for Capital Region BOCES Adult Nursing students is June 2. During our first-ever virtual career fair, more than 130 of our Adult Practical Nursing students who are scheduled to graduate and enter the workforce this June got to meet with area healthcare providers and learn about job prospects.  This new format …

COVID-19/Adult Education Updates

Updated May 1, 2020 Ongoing public health concerns related to COVID-19/Coronavirus have led to the closure of schools throughout New York state through the end of the school year. This includes our BOCES programs and schools. When it comes to our adult education programming, we have taken a variety of approaches: Much like colleges and …

BOCES Joins Area First Responders To Combat COVID-19

Capital Region BOCES has partnered with school districts across the region to provide much-needed supplies to those working to combat COVID-19. Personal protective equipment and supplies—gloves, N-95 masks, gowns, thermometers, face shields, surgical masks, gowns, disinfecting wipes and hand sanitizer—were  gathered from our Adult Practical Nursing, Auto Body, Cosmetology and Two-Year Sequence of Health Careers …

As Schools Close, Learning Goes Online For Adult Practical Nursing Students

As schools closed across the nation closed due to the COVID-19/coronoavirus pandemic, the faculty and staff of our Adult Health Careers program scrambled to develop a solution that would allow the full- and part-time Adult Practical Nursing students to complete their studies and achieve their dreams of becoming licensed practical nurses. “We were able to …

Partnership Expands Opportunities For High-Tech Learning

A high-tech training lab, launched in early March at the Capital South Campus Center in Albany, and a new telecommunications and networking cabling program are expanding the opportunities available to young people and adult learners interested in careers in the booming tech industry. “This partnership with Aspire Technology Partners is the most recent example of …

Aspiring Welder Earns “Helping Hand” Memorial Scholarship

Adult Education welding student is this year’s recipient of the Evan M. Schwarz Helping Hand Memorial Scholarship. The $500 award was presented by the Schwarz family, welding teacher Don Mattoon and Career and Technical School administrators during a Dec. 18, 2019 ceremony. “Kingsley’s attendance, class participation and performance are outstanding,” said Maria Huntington, supervisor of …

New Partnerships Expand Programming, Workforce Training in Albany’s South End

New programs to support job training, workforce development initiatives and additional educational offerings are now available for youth and adults at the Capital South Campus Center (CSCC). The expanded opportunities at the site are part of a new agreement with the Albany Housing Authority, through which Capital Region BOCES becomes the center’s lead managing partner. …

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