Paul Mitchell expert shares her colorful expertise with Cosmetology students

Paul Mitchell educator Maureen Munoz donated her time and shared her expertise on Tuesday with students in the Cosmetology program on our Career & Technical Education –  Schoharie Campus. Munoz, who works locally in the Innovations Salon in Albany, taught students the art of balayage, a hair coloring/painting technique, said teacher Nancy Schmidt. Paul Mitchell …

Industry leaders, students and alumni kick-off Career & Technical Education Month celebration

With approximately 100 business, education, state and community partners on hand, Capital Region BOCES launched on Wednesday a month-long celebration of national Career & Technical Education (CTE) Month. “One thing we can collectively agree on is that career and technical education and the skilled trades are the backbone of our economy. We literally get a …

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 …

CanCode Communities boost student learning at Capital Region BOCES

Several students in the Game Design and Implementation program are learning the fine art of project management from an area technology executive. In an era when employers nationwide say they can’t find workers with time management, communication and leadership skills, CanCode Communities CEO Annmarie Lanesey and her staff of experts are sharing their knowledge of …

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 …

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