Grants Service reaches $100 Million Grant-Winning Milestone

Funding secured supports for schools, BOCES and municipalities statewide  One grant ensured students from low-income families in a Capital Region school have food to eat on the weekends. Another enabled students in a small Western New York district to learn 3D printing. Yet another helped with the purchase of equipment for a state-of-the-art mechatronics lab …

International Women’s Day Student Spotlight

On International Women’s Day (March 8), we’re highlighting young women who got their start in the skilled trades at our Career & Technical School.

Career Jam Offers Career Exploration For Students

Grade 8 and 9 students can soon explore the many exciting career pathways available here in the Capital Region through Career Jam. Career Jam is a virtual career exploration event happening April 26 through May 27, 2021.  Here, student will connect with representative of business and industry for experiential learning activities designed to inspire career …

Students, Faculty, Staff Speak Up For Education

Annual BOCES Lobby Day offers opportunity to advocate for education with state lawmakers As part of the 2021 BOCES Lobby Week, Capital Region BOCES’ students, employees, board members and school superintendents joined with their counterparts from around the state in advocating for improvements in education. Included in their virtual discussions with state lawmakers was talk …

Important COVID-19 Information & Updates

Capital Region BOCES stands ready to support our partner school districts and students during this uncertain time. Please continue to monitor this page for the most up-to-date information and resources.  Health Screening Tool Changes in Response to COVID-19 New York State COVID-19 School Report Card COVID-19 Testing in School FAQ New York State Travel Restrictions …

BOCES’ Leaders Earn “Education Power 100” Distinction

For the second year in a row, 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 “Education Power 100.” This distinction is based on their achievements, influence in policy-making, and connections …

Laptop Donation Expands Learning Opportunities For BOCES’ Students

Partnering to put learning in the hands of those who need it most Thanks to the generosity of our partners GlobalFoundries® (GF®), Acer, the Gateway Foundation and AMD (NASDAQ: AMD), 100 new Chromebooks are now available for use by our students and teachers and those in area schools. The donated Chromebooks will provide needed technological …

BOCES Delivers For Students And Taxpayers

The superintendents of the Capital Region BOCES area, who represent approximately 80,000 students in Albany, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie counties have produced the following statement on how working together with BOCES helps meet the essential needs of students and other people they serve. BOCES delivers for students and taxpayers — in good times and bad BOCES …

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