Despite School Closures, Students Learning Continues At Home

While much of the learning is hands-on for students in our Career and Technical School, there are still things they can accomplish from home during the school closure due to the COVID-19/coronavirus pandemic. For example, students in many programs, including our Game Design & Implementation and the Internet Application and Designs, are working online to …

An Engineering Tech Project Takes Flight

Students throwing wooden planes in the halls of the Center for Advanced Technology (CAT)?! Far from hijinks, this was A-okay with their teachers. Students in our Engineering Technician program, based at the CAT building in the Mohonasen school district, were testing their latest project, which challenged them to design, cut and manufacture from scratch balsa …

Thanks To Timco Transportation For Diesel Donation

Diesel technology students now have a 2005 Cummins Volvo to learn with and hone their skills on thanks to a generous donation by Timco Transportation. Company President Tim Adair also donated his time, towing the truck to our Albany Career and Technical School campus. The diesel tech program, like every program at Capital Region BOCES, …

Recruitment Underway for 2020-21

Students in our component school districts are encouraged to explore our Career and Technical School and Capital Region Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) programs. 

Congratulations to Our New SkillsUSA Officers

SkillsUSA officers were recently sworn-in at each of our three Career & Technical schools and conducted their first official acts as officers. Looking on throughout the tradition-rich ceremonies were parents, friends, classmates, teachers and administrators. SkillsUSA is a national organization for career and technical education students that promotes personal and professional growth in such skills …

NYS Labor Commissioner Tours Career & Tech Programs, Offers High Praise

New York State Labor Commissioner Roberta Reardon praised the extensive workforce development programming we offer during a recent tour of the Center for Advanced Technology (CAT) at Mohonasen where we offer six of our more than two dozen career and technical education programs.  “Career and technical programs like the ones I saw today are a …

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