Statewide “Regional Impact Award” Recognizes Our Innovative Shared Services

Recently, our Shared Transportation, Regional Food Service Management and Pharmacy Purchasing Coalition services were honored with the New York Department of State’s “Regional Impact Award” for the significant benefits these projects offer local school districts. Members of our Management and Administrative services teams accepted the award from New York Secretary of State Rossana Rosado during …

Three Adult Learners Honored by State Association as Students of the Year

Three Capital Region BOCES adult education students were honored this month as New York Association for Continuing and Community Education (NYACCE) Students of the Year. Rebekah Peters, Stephanie Morris and Kristine Bates were nominated for the award by their adult education teachers and chosen from nominees put forth by educators from across New York state.  …

New Accessible Playground Makes Play Easier for All

Thanks to the Guilderland Central School District, New York State Sen. George Amedore, Jr. and generous contributions from the school community, playing together is easier for students on a new, fully accessible playground at Pine Bush Elementary School.  Pine Bush Elementary is one of the schools within the Guilderland district that hosts Capital Region BOCES …

Adults Earn Valuable Life, Work Skills at New Literacy Zone

Literacy Zone classes, resources help adults achieve the knowledge, skills and support needed to achieve economic self-sufficiency At the new West Hill/Arbor Hill Literacy Zone, Albany residents can get help with earning their high school diploma, finding a job or learning English.  The West Hill/Arbor Hill center, at 388 Clinton Ave, Albany, N.Y., is designed to …

Welding Students Earn High Honors at SUNY Cobleskill Competition

Congratulations are in order for Dahkeya King and Connor Fancher, two students in our welding program who recently took top honors at the 13th Annual Ag High School Day at SUNY Cobleskill. King and Fancher distinguished themselves from competitors from across New York by performing two welds—a shielded metal arc butt joint and a shielded …

Manufacturing Day 2018: Highlighting Business-Education Partnerships

As many in manufacturing professions are nearing retirement age, the need increases regionally and across the U.S. for skilled workers to move into this segment of the workforce. Business-education partnerships and their value in overcoming the skilled-labor shortage was the focus of this year’s Manufacturing Day event at the Center for Advanced Technology (CAT) at …

Manufacturing Day to Highlight the Value of Business-Education Partnerships

Business-education partnerships and their value in overcoming the skilled-labor shortage will be the focus of this year’s Manufacturing Day at the Center for Advanced Technology (CAT) at Mohonasen.  The event is part of the national Manufacturing Day effort designed to spotlight the importance of the manufacturing sector and the promising career opportunities it offers students. …

Students Prepare for In-Demand Careers During High School Years

More than 1,000 new and returning students at our three Career & Technical School campuses began the school year on a path toward earning the skills and industry connections that will position them for jobs in some of today’s most profitable and in-demand careers. From manufacturing technology and cosmetology to automotive service and health sciences, …

Forklift Operator Certification Training for Adults, Oct. 1 & 2

Adults looking to expand their career options are invited to participate with our fall Forklift Operator Certification Training Course. This two-day training will take place Oct. 1 and 2 from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Center for Advanced Technology at Mohonasen in Rotterdam. The cost is $200. Upon completion of the program, students will …

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