CNA Graduate Returns to Pursue Healthcare Passion

Cassidy Knapp is a student in the BOCES Adult Practical Nursing program at the Career & Technical Education Center – Albany Campus. More than a dozen years ago, she was also a healthcare student at BOCES, studying to be a certified nurse assistant (CNA) while a student at Scotia-Glenville High School. “I basically decided this …

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 …

Nurses of Today and Tomorrow Gain Skills In Adult Practical Nursing Program

More than 160 adults are now looking to change careers or bolster their employability through our Adult Practical Nursing program. The adult students range from those fresh out of high school to those looking to launch a new career, as well as those looking to climb the nursing career ladder, said Principal Paula Negri. The …

Adult nursing program partners with regional hospitals to train next generation of health professionals

The Capital Region BOCES Adult Practical Nursing program signed agreements with Albany Medical Center and Trinity Health to expand on-site clinical practice and training for adult practical nursing students. Starting this fall, students in this program will have the opportunity to learn at Albany Medical Center and Trinity Health facilities for the first time in …

Adult Nursing Program A Springboard For Health Careers

Many graduates of our Adult Health Careers program launch successful careers as practical nurses; however careers further up the nursing career chain are also a common destination. Dozens of program alums have used their skills and training with us to become registered nurses (RNs) and even nurse practitioners. Many of the recent graduates of program …

Register Now: Part-Time Adult Practical Nursing Program

“My time at Capital Region BOCES was life changing. It served as a stepping stone in my nursing career, and has given me the confidence and knowledge I need to be a successful nurse.”  — 2021 graduate Heather Jackson Registration is underway for coursework in Adult Practical Nursing, with classes beginning January 2022. This part-time …

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