High school students see a bright future with New Visions Health Careers program

Forty-six high school juniors from more than a dozen area school districts attended an information session recently on the  New Visions: Health Careers program. The students are interested in attending during the 2023-24 school year the honors-level New Visions program that prepares high school seniors for more than two-dozen health care careers and immerses them …

Principal Pleat returns to the classroom, learns with students

Principal Shelette Pleat took to the Automotive Trades and Welding & Metal Fabrication classrooms of the Career & Technical Education Center – Albany Campus. However, she wasn’t popping in to speak to students or observe teachers; rather the principal became a student, shadowing the young learners in both programs. “It’s important to get out into …

Learn more about our program offerings at open houses

Students in our component school districts can learn more about our Career & Technical Educational programs during upcoming open house events. Click here for event details.

Students Make “Sweet” Memories Together

The holiday season got a whole lot sweeter when learners from our Maywood Academy joined the students from the Culinary classroom of Chef Erica Weakley at our Career & Technical Education Center – Albany campus for some festive holiday cookie decorating. New Maywood and Career & Technical Education facilities opened on our Albany campus at …

Senior designs a bright future thanks to BOCES renewable energy partner

A Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake High School senior is designing her future, with skills learned at Capital Region BOCES.  Emily Burdikoff recently completed a work-based learning opportunity at Livingston Energy Group working in the firm’s marketing office where she built a professional portfolio filled with projects applying the skills she learned in the BOCES Career and …

Grad Builds Solid Future With Local Carpenter Union

October is Careers in Construction Month—a time to recognize the importance of the construction trades in America. Throughout the month we will be highlighting the important role Capital Region BOCES plays in supporting the construction industry, locally and nationally. A Schalmont High School graduate found the right career for himself at our Career & Technical …

Cosmetology Grad Gains A Competitive Advantage At BOCES

Jordan Woods, who recently competed our Cosmetology program, credits the program with teaching her much more than just hair styling skills. “The Cosmetology program has so many opportunities for you other than just playing with hair.  By going to BOCES, I have learned  professionalism, science, problem-solving skills, communication skills, confidence and so much more,” said …

Construction Student Is Driven To Succeed

October is Careers in Construction Month—a time to recognize the importance of the construction trades in America. Throughout the month we will be highlighting the important role Capital Region BOCES plays in supporting the construction industry, locally and nationally. It would not be an exaggeration to say Alex Stapf is driven to succeed. Following the …

Celebrating 50 years of CTE in Schoharie County

Hundreds of chefs, contractors, heavy equipment operators, soldiers, state troopers and nurses got their start at the Capital Region BOCES Career & Technical Education Center – Schoharie Campus during its five decades of existence. On Oct. 14, BOCES leadership joined by dignitaries from government, business and education gathered to honor the 50th anniversary of the …

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