Adult HVAC/R Grads Heat Up Their Future

Recent graduates of our 10-month adult Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC/R) program have “turned up the heat” on their futures. The program, offered regularly at our Albany Career & Technical School campus, offers learners the skills and connections they need to get a good start or promotion in this growing and in-demand industry. …

Career & Technical School Graduates Move On To College And Careers

More than 400 Career & Technical School students were honored this month for their skill and excellence in more than 40 programs ranging from diesel technology to health careers, welding and culinary.  Members of the Class of 2021 will go on to college and trade schools or straight into the workforce. Among them are Reilly …

2021 Career & Technical Education Program Awards

More than 400 Career & Technical Education students were honored this June for their skill and excellence in programs preparing them for future careers in professions ranging from diesel technician to nurse, welder and chef. Below is a list of award recipients for their respective programs.  Scholarship winners were announced during the June graduation ceremonies …

Indoor School Mask Requirements Remain Unchanged

As a region, the districts will make no change to mask policies until such guidance is received. Mask wearing will continue in accordance with school district Reopening Plans that were developed based on the comprehensive state guidance of last summer.

Students Soar In SkillsUSA Competition

Students from across our Career & Technical Education programs had the chance to demonstrate their expertise and job skills during the recent statewide SkillsUSA competition. Fourteen were ranked among the top four students in their field of study, with three—Nicholas Grock of Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake (BHBL), Lucia Hingi of Shenendehowa, and Breanna Russell of Mohonasen—earning …

Thanks For Our Teachers

This year, National Teacher Appreciation Week runs from May 2 through May 8. While we take this time each year to say a special “thank you,” we are grateful every day for our teachers and the skills, knowledge, creativity and caring they bring to their work in support of our students. As schools throughout the …

Build For a Film and Stage Career Learning at Proctors Theatre

Dream of a career on Broadway or in Hollywood? In our Entertainment Tech program, high school students learn hands-on in the grand and nationally-known Proctors Theatre in Schenectady about many career paths and the skills needed to become a part of this growing industry. We are now looking to add new students for the 2021-22 …

New School Construction Offers Lab For Learning

Students in our Construction/Heavy Equipment program got a first-hand look at the site work necessary for a major construction project during a recent tour of the future home of our Career and Technical School Albany Campus and the Maywood School. Both schools will be located on a parcel across the street from Capital Region BOCES’ administrative …

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