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 …

Meals For Students – School Distribution Sites

Please check district websites for possible changes to this information. School districts across the Capital Region are providing no-cost meals for their students during school closures related to COVID-19.  Albany, City School District “Grab-and-go” breakfast and lunch for the next day will be available for pick-up for students from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Monday …

COVID-19/Adult Education Updates

As of March 19, 2020 Ongoing public health concerns related to COVID-19/Coronavirus have led to the closure of schools throughout New York State through March 31. 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 universities, our Adult …

An Engineering Tech Project Takes Flight

Students throwing wooden planes in the halls of the Center for Advanced Technology (CAT)?! Far from hijinks, this was A-okay with their teachers. Students in our Engineering Technician program, based at the CAT building in the Mohonasen school district, were testing their latest project, which challenged them to design, cut and manufacture from scratch balsa …

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 …

Pathways’ Peer Leaders Serve As Role Models

One-size-does-not-fit-all. That’s the guiding philosophy at our Pathways Academy where students take part in hands-on experiences tailored to their unique interests and abilities. It’s also what helped spawn the Peer Leaders program, which partners Pathways high schoolers with middle school students learning in a special education classroom based at Iroquois Middle School in Niskayuna. “Originally, …

BOCES’ Leaders Earn “Education Power 100” Distinction

Capital Region BOCES’ District Superintendent Anita Murphy and Senior Executive Officer Joseph P. Dragone, Ph.D. have been ranked among the state’s most powerful and dedicated educators, earning recognition in City & State magazine’s inaugural “Education Power 100.” This distinction is based on their achievements, influence in policy-making, and connections to key government officials and the …

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