Work-based learning matches students with business partners to build the area workforce

Some work in automotive repair facilities, others in hotel kitchens and theaters, and still others in hospitals and manufacturing facilities, but they all have one thing in common—gaining professional experience as part of their education at the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical Education Center. An integral part of a career and technical education is …

Career fair to match aspiring educators and support staff with vacancies in the region

Interested in making a change in the lives of children while working a child-friendly schedule? Consider a career in education! Capital Region BOCES is hosting the Professions in Education Career Fair and Employer Showcase on Monday, March 18, at The Desmond Hotel located at 660 Albany-Shaker Road in Albany. The event runs from 10 a.m. …

Milton CAT revs up its workforce with Capital Region BOCES

Executives with Milton CAT say they rely on career and technical schools like the one operated by Capital Region BOCES to meet its workforce needs. On Monday, a pair of company officials visited the Career & Technical Education Center – Albany Campus to recruit students from the Diesel Tech program and tout what they have …

National Grid and Snap-on Manufacturing donation puts a charge in Capital Region BOCES student learning

The partnerships Capital Region BOCES forges with local, national, and international businesses continue to pay dividends to area high school students. On Friday, National Grid and Snap-on Manufacturing Company officials donated to the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical Education Center a Snap-on multimeter and rechargeable battery. A multimeter is a powerful diagnostic tool used …

Cohoes High School junior: Principal learning from me is ‘fun’

For some students, having your high school principal shadow your every move for 90 minutes might be a little disconcerting, but not for Cohoes High School junior Richard Shumway. The student, who spends half of every school day learning to be a mechanic at the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical Education (CTE) Center, welcomed …

Mohonasen students experience a day at Capital Region BOCES CTE as they plan their futures

Approximately three dozen Mohonasen High School students interested in careers in professions ranging from criminal justice to welding to cosmetology met with faculty and students at the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical Education Center – Albany Campus on Feb. 6 to learn how BOCES can shift those aspirations into high gear. Some students were …

HVAC/R company tours, recruits at Capital Region BOCES

Executives with Pride Commercial Appliance Service met with students in the Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration (HVAC/R) program at Capital Region BOCES on Thursday to promote the industry and recruit technicians. Pat Allen and Bob Dunn spoke with students in teacher James Bevington’s program about the industry and what their company has to offer. …

Employers recruit Capital Region BOCES students while expanding students’ cosmetology industry knowledge

Approximately twenty cosmetology industry businesses recruited prospective new employees at the Capital Region BOCES Career & Technical Education Center – Albany Campus on Monday. The salons, beauty supply industry providers and other entities met with more than 100 area juniors and seniors enrolled in the Career & Technical School’s Cosmetology program on the Albany and …

For BOCES students, education is a little ‘bedder’ when learning skills at hotel

Students from a couple of Capital Region BOCES programs are gaining workplace skills and making professional connections at the Albany Marriott. Students from the Culinary Arts and Hospitality Technology and Building Trades programs are taking part in work-based learning at the Wolf Road hotel, learning about the various culinary and lodging industry jobs that exist. …

Area trade school offers masonry training to Capital Region BOCES students

An area trade school is collaborating with Capital Region BOCES to bring a new skill set to area high school students this month. The Upstate Masonry Institute (UMI) completed last fall a weeklong introduction to masonry course to students in the Building Trades and Heavy Equipment programs on the Capital Region BOCES Career & Technical …

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