Congratulations to Our New SkillsUSA Officers

SkillsUSA officers were recently sworn-in at each of our three Career & Technical schools and conducted their first official acts as officers. Looking on throughout the tradition-rich ceremonies were parents, friends, classmates, teachers and administrators. SkillsUSA is a national organization for career and technical education students that promotes personal and professional growth in such skills …

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. …

BOCES, UAlbany Partner to Offer School Districts Extreme Weather Forecasting Tool

As school districts across New York prepare for winter, a partnership between the University at Albany’s Center of Excellence in Weather & Climate Analytics (UAlbany/COE) and Capital Region BOCES will offer them a new forecasting tool for advanced insight into potential impactful weather conditions. “We’re thrilled to partner with UAlbany to offer a tool that …

Congratulations NYACCE Student of the Year Javier Villatoro

Javier Villatoro, who completed our English as a Second Language (ESL) program this summer and is currently enrolled in the High School Equivalency (HSE) program, was recently named Student of the Year by the New York Association for Continuing and Community Education (NYACCE). Villatoro, of Delmar, was nominated for the award by teacher Octavio Lo …

Recruitment Underway for 2020-21

Students in our component school districts are encouraged to explore our Career and Technical School and Capital Region Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) programs. 

NYS Labor Commissioner Tours Career & Tech Programs, Offers High Praise

New York State Labor Commissioner Roberta Reardon praised the extensive workforce development programming we offer during a recent tour of the Center for Advanced Technology (CAT) at Mohonasen where we offer six of our more than two dozen career and technical education programs.  “Career and technical programs like the ones I saw today are a …

Adult Learners Celebrate New Beginnings

Nearly 60 adults learners were recently honored for achieving major milestones in their lives—earning their high school diplomas by completing our High School Equivalency (HSE) program and/or improving their English skills through our English As A New Language (ENL) program. The graduates hail from countries as diverse as Myanmar, Afghanistan, Yemen, Ecuador and Congo completed …

WNYT Highlights BOCES’ Workforce Development Initiatives

During two segments on WNYT News Channel 13’s Weekend Forum, BOCES’ Senior Executive Officer Joseph P. Dragone, Ph.D. highlighted the growing business-education partnerships that have resulted in new Career and Technical School programming and enhanced the other programs and services we provide. Dragone highlighted BOCES’ efforts to meet the demands of the workforce—from our Engineering Technician …

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