Parent Meetings On Reopening Set for Week of August 17

On Aug.7, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that New York state schools can offer in-person learning this school year. Following all state and national guidelines, Capital Region BOCES will begin providing in-person learning for students this fall. While our team of administrators, maintenance workers, faculty and staff have been working tirelessly this summer to prepare for …

2020 Extended School Year (ESY) Programs Primarily Remote This Summer

Updated August 3, 2020 A message to families from Anita Murphy, Capital Region BOCES’ District Superintendent: As you may know, on June 5 Governor Cuomo announced that Extended School Year (ESY) programs for students may be offered onsite this summer. Since receiving this news, we have carefully considered whether this a workable possibility for our …

Class of 2020 Graduates in First-Of-Their-Kind Virtual Ceremonies

Hundreds of Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School students from districts as far-flung as Amsterdam, Cobleskill, Cohoes and Shenendehowa graduated  this June during a series of virtual ceremonies. The first-of-their-kind events for Capital Region BOCES marked the closing of a school year that featured a series of firsts, including the epic task of turning …

Important COVID-19 Information & Updates

Updated July 31, 2020  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.  Reopening Plan  How We Are Responding to COVID-19 Childcare For Healthcare Workers, First Responders and Other “Essential” Staff Meals For Students …

Summer Meals For Students – Schools and Other Distribution Sites

Please check district websites for possible changes to this information. School districts and other organizations across the Capital Region are providing no-cost meals for students throughout the summer months. 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 …

Virtual Career Fairs Match Students With Area Healthcare Providers

Next virtual career fair for Capital Region BOCES Adult Nursing students is June 2. During our first-ever virtual career fair, more than 130 of our Adult Practical Nursing students who are scheduled to graduate and enter the workforce this June got to meet with area healthcare providers and learn about job prospects.  This new format …

Teaching Hands-On Learning In Times of COVID-19

For educators at Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School who are used to teaching skilled trades, healthcare, computer design and gaming in a hands-on manner, the ongoing COVID-19 public health crisis and related school closure has completely changed the way education is being delivered. Students, more inclined and successful learning with their hands, are …

Remote Learning Resources Available For Districts/BOCES

In an effort to help districts/BOCES manage continuity of instruction and communication with stakeholders and communities, Capital Region BOCES/NERIC is making two important resources available. Online Conferencing Guidance We know there has been much discussion about how best to keep our students, teachers, and staff safe while conferencing online during this tremendous period of change. …

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