Broadband A Necessity For All Students

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 the need for adequate broadband connection for all students to learn fairly and well. Disconnected students in a connected world It’s been called the “homework gap,” but at a time …

NYS Travel Restrictions and School Attendance

We want to ensure that your child is able to return to school once school is back in session after the holiday break. Please note the following requirements issued by New York state regarding travel due to COVID-19: Any student who travels to another state other than Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts or Vermont for …

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 …

Laptop Donation Expands Online Learning For Area Students

Online learning is now more of a possibility for students, teachers and staff in the Watervliet City School District, thanks to a generous donation of 300 used laptop computers by GlobalFoundries semiconductor manufacturer. Capital Region BOCES received the donation on behalf of the district and has coordinated the tech support and distribution of these devices. “This …

New Initiative to Elevate Women Into School Leadership

New program seeks to create greater gender diversity within schools and on administrative teams In an effort to increase the number of women in school administration, Capital Region BOCES and the New York State Association for Women in Administration (NYSAWA) are forming a partnership with Tenshey, Inc., to help women school leaders build their professional …

Communications Service Earns National Industry Recognition

Internal communications campaign earns a prestigious Silver Anvil Award The Capital Region BOCES Communications Service is being recognized alongside some of the best and brightest marketing and communications agencies in the United States. The service received a Silver Anvil Award from the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) for an internal communications campaign launched and …

Twins Build a Future in Construction Trades – And Look to Change the Industry Image

Twins Cora and Isabel Tribunella are looking to build a successful future for themselves through training in our Building Trades program. In the process, they’re hoping to challenge the public image of who can work in the industry. “For me, I think it’s important to get out of your comfort zone,” said Cora during a …

Airline Drive Academy Opens to Rave Reviews

New school offers state-of-the-art learning environment for k-8 students “It’s awesome!” “I like the colors!” “I really like the new gym!” These are just some of the “rave reviews” from students attending the new Airline Drive Academy, which opened for learning in September at 10C Airline Drive in Albany. With the new school smell still …

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