2018 Adult Nursing Program Honors and Awards

More than 100 adults earned their professional nurse accreditation at a ceremony at Proctors Theatre on June 26 and are on their way to becoming Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs). The successful completion of the 10-month, full-time class or the 18-month, part-time adult practical nursing class allows the adults to now take the national certification exam …

Coming Fall 2018: Certified Production Technician Program

Adults looking to expand their manufacturing skills and advance their careers will benefit from our new Certified Production Technician (CPT) program. This program, in partnership with The Business Council of New York State, will include an eight- to 12-week-long certificate program.  Included are five individual certificate modules: safety quality practices and measurement manufacturing processes and …

Building Trades Senior Taylor Vincent Earns High Praise and Awards

Aspiring carpenter/contractor Taylor Vincent recently received the Curtis Lumber Golden Hammer Award recognizing her as the top senior in the Albany Career and Technical School (CTE) building trades program. She was also presented during a June 6 ceremony at Proctors Theatre with the program’s Outstanding Student of the Year award. “In my 28 years here, …

Celebrating Our 2018 Grads

Congratulations are in order for the students from across our BOCES who received certificates of completion, honors and awards during our 2018 graduation ceremonies. Moving up and transition days for our younger students were held in many of our programs, as well. Highlights from events held throughout our BOCES this June: Career and Technical School (CTE) …

2018 Program-Level Student Awards

Albany Campus Program Awards Auto Body Refinishing and Collision Repair Academic Achievement – Kuma Sukhnandan (Schenectady City Schools) Growth In Achievement – Salvatore Martin (Scotia-Glenville CSD) Outstanding Student – Tim DeCelle (Cohoes City Schools) and Michael Smith (South Colonie CSD) Automotive Trades Academic Achievement – Alex Bordeaux (Guilderland CSD) Growth In Achievement – Ryan Stewart …

2018 Student Honors and Awards

Dozens of our 2018 Career and Technical School (CTE) graduates have been honored with high honors and awards — from commendations to college scholarships. Congratulations to each of our students on their significant accomplishments. View the 2018 Albany and Schoharie CTE program-level awards. Albany CTE Capital Region BOCES Faculty Association (Albany Campus) Student of The …

Dozens Honored at 2018 National Technical Honor Society Inductions

Forty Career and Technical School (CTE) students were inducted into the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) and 10 seniors were recognized for serving two years in the NTHS during a May 21 ceremony at South Colonie Central High School. Those honored represent a cross section of CTE programs, from welding and culinary to the New …

Students Leave a Lasting Gift in the Schoharie Community

Graduating Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical Education (CTE) students are making a lasting gift to the Schoharie community through improvements along Fox Creek. On May 16, students in the Commercial Construction/Heavy Equipment program began work on a project to improve the safety of the area leading to the Fox Creek Bridge. Once completed, an …

Students Earn High Honors at State SkillsUSA Competition

Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical Education (CTE) students earned high honors and numerous trips to the medal podium during the New York State SkillsUSA competition in Syracuse April 26-27, 2018. Tyler Blackman, who attends the CTE theatre program at the Center for Advanced Technology at the Mohonasen School District, bested dozens of other competitors …

Culinary Students are ProStart Victors – Top 10 in the Nation

A student team from the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School recently cooked up a Top 10 finish in “the country’s premier secondary school culinary competition.” High schoolers Jovan Afzali of Berne-Knox-Westerlo, Devlan Matthews of Schoharie, and Alexia Torres and Katelyn Manchester of Cobleskill-Richmondville placed ninth out of 46 teams from across the country in …