Students in Program for the Deaf Cook Up Bright Futures

While kitchen culture often relies on audible cues—think meal orders being shouted and timers that signal a cake is ready to come out of the oven—students such as Angelo Carino and Ginger Crandall, both of whom are deaf, show that an inability to hear isn’t limiting their culinary career aspirations. Carino, of Guilderland, and Crandall, …

2019 Career and Tech Student Honors and Awards

Congratulations to each of our students on their significant accomplishments! Dozens of our students were honored with high honors and awards—from commendations to college scholarships—during a June 4 ceremony at Proctors Theatre for seniors graduating from our Albany Career and Technical School and Center for Advanced Technology @Mohonasen (CAT) campuses. A ceremony on June 12 …

Julianne Scanlan Awarded Clinical Education Honor

Utica College’s award recognizes educators for their significant commitment to teaching and service. Congratulation are in order for Julianne Scanlan, physical therapist, on receiving this year’s Award for Excellence in Clinical Education from Utica College for her work over the past 16 years teaching clinical physical therapy skills to college student interns. Julianne has been …

Engineers Get Crash Course in Welding and Fabrication

When engineering and designing products, it’s good to know exactly how difficult it is for welding and machinists to meet the specifications of the design. This week, a dozen engineers and mechanical designers from the Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory (KAPL) are learning just that during a crash course in our welding and metal fabrication lab …

Summer Learning for Students at SEMI High-Tech U

During our tenth annual SEMI High-Tech U, Capital Region students entering grades 9-11 can experience a week of hands-on learning about nanotechnology at such high-tech industries as Tec-Smart/Global Foundries and area universities including Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) and the SUNY Poly College of Nanoscale Sciences.  This year’s program will be held July 30-Aug. 1, 2019 …

Joanne Clegg is Continuing Education Teacher of the Year

Career & Technical School Teacher Joanne Clegg has been named “Teacher of the Year” by the New York Association for Continuing and Community Education (NYACCE) for her dedication to the teaching profession and being a “constant, unwavering source of hope to her students.”  Joanne, who has been with our BOCES for more than a dozen …

Game on! P-TECH Students Design, Pitch Games on Evolution

It was all fun and games on a recent Friday afternoon as student teams at the Capital Region Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) East Campus pitched prototypes for board games they designed based on Charles Darwin’s Theory of Evolution. To prepare for the project, students built their content knowledge of evolution and …

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