Extended School Year Program Health and Safety Guidance

Welcome to our Extended School Year Program We are looking forward to working with students at Airline Drive Academy and Maywood School this summer. As we continue to navigate changing guidance, we wanted to make key information regarding continued health and safety protocols available. Students, faculty, staff and other individuals are not required to wear …

2021 Maywood School Graduation

Videos of Ceremonies Now Available We couldn’t be prouder of our graduating students and all they have been able to accomplish. Watch a Video Replay of the Maywood School Graduation Ceremonies Ceremony 1 – noon Watch a video replay of this event. Ceremony 2 – 1:15 p.m.  Watch a video replay of this event. Closed …

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.

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 …

Creating a Culture of Care in Our Schools

Academics matters, but kindness counts, too, and is an important ingredient in creating safe, welcoming and happy school communities for our learners.

Students, Faculty, Staff Speak Up For Education

Annual BOCES Lobby Day offers opportunity to advocate for education with state lawmakers As part of the 2021 BOCES Lobby Week, Capital Region BOCES’ students, employees, board members and school superintendents joined with their counterparts from around the state in advocating for improvements in education. Included in their virtual discussions with state lawmakers was talk …

Student As Interviewers Help Steer the Future of Our Schools

Earlier this year, a group of students took part in interviews for a set of teaching assistants and an administrator for our schools. This new initiative is designed to empower students around decisions impacting them and their education, and to teach valuable life skills. “It’s important to include our scholars in this process and to …

Laptop Donation Expands Learning Opportunities For BOCES’ Students

Partnering to put learning in the hands of those who need it most Thanks to the generosity of our partners GlobalFoundries® (GF®), Acer, the Gateway Foundation and AMD (NASDAQ: AMD), 100 new Chromebooks are now available for use by our students and teachers and those in area schools. The donated Chromebooks will provide needed technological …

Parent/Family Consent For COVID Testing

The following letter from Capital Region BOCES’ District Superintendent Anita Murphy was sent on Dec. 4 to families of students attending BOCES school sites. They are Airline Drive Academy, Maywood School and our three Career and Technical School campuses in Albany, Schoharie and the Center for Advanced Technology @Mohonasen.   ———————————— By now, you have likely …

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