January 2023 Quarterly Commitment Report

January 2023


  • 100+ warm coats collected for those in need—one of many charitable acts by students and staff this holiday season.
  • Needed daycare for area children now hosted by YMCA at our Albany CTE campus.
  • 60+ educators learn at NERIC retreat about next generation tech tools and practices to engage students and improve learning.
  • New NERIC eSports curriculum helps districts integrate this exciting virtual learning into their programs. 


  • More than half of age-eligible learners in our Special Education programs also attend Career & Technical Education.
  • Digital Media students “wrap” donated vehicle—to showcase their skills and spread the word about CTE.
  • 70 + area guidance counselors tour new CTE center, kicking off the 23-24 recruitment season.
  • Nearly 20 Careers in Construction Month offerings with industry professionals offer students tools for career success.


  • Congrats Karen Pacelli and Katherine Scheib, recognized with commitment awards for their positive contributions to the BOCES community.
  • Hundreds of area educators join at Tech A-Day for learning on today’s educational technology innovations and applications.
  • CVLA Teacher Jamie Stutzman selected as NYSCATE Lee Bryant Outstanding Teacher of the Year.
  • 10+ regional school districts approve capital projects with public information support from our Engagement & Development division.  


  • New Shared Food Services partnership with Tara Kitchen restaurants adds more cultural diversity to students’ meals.
  • 85 statewide educational leaders learn together about making grading more equitable.
  • Three component districts secure NYSED funding for full-day pre-K with support of our Grants Team.
  • 30 + professional development offerings made available to educators this quarter for a successful school year.


  • Students showcase innovations in project-based learning at fall NYS Board of Regents meeting at Tech Valley High School.
  • Three dozen area librarians take a “deep dive” into inquiry-based learning NYC Librarian of the Year, Olga Nesi. 
  • Schoharie CTE celebrates 50 years of student learning and area workforce development.
  • SkillsUSA membership now available fee-free to every CTE student.