Voters Approve Sale Of Two BOCES Buildings

On Aug. 9, 2022, voters residing within Capital Region BOCES’ component districts and the City School District of Albany will have the opportunity to cast their vote on the sale of two buildings.

Cosmetology Grad Shares Experiences With Current Students

Melissa LaPorta, Spa Director at Tuscan Sun at Kimberly’s and Rumors and a 2006 Career & Technical School program graduate, recently returned to our Albany Campus to talk with current students about the world of cosmetology. After graduating, LaPorta helped opening the Benefit cosmetics counter while working for Macys in Albany. From there, she launched …

Watervliet graduate aspires to a career in the veterinary sciences

Jason Foster wants to be a veterinarian and he chose Capital Region BOCES to achieve that career goal. The Class of 2022 Watervliet Junior-Senior High School graduated learned about pet care in the Career and Technical School’s Pet Tech program as he prepared to go to college and learn the veterinary sciences. “The Pet Tech …

Career and Technical School project continues to bring smiles to crowds, honor vets years later

You could say the work of Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School students and faculty sails on and on and on. Spotted during the Clifton Park Fourth of July Parade on Monday was a submarine float that was constructed by students and faculty in the Building Trades program six years ago and refined a …

2022 Career & Technical Education Program Awards

More than 450 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 …

Celebrating Our Career & Technical School Grads

Students from each of our three Career & Technical Education campus were celebrated for their many accomplishments and received certificates of completion, honors and awards during ceremonies this June. The ceremonies marked students’ completion of our one- and two-year programs,  including culinary, cosmetology, commercial, health careers and residential construction, criminal justice, sterile processing, video game …

Capital Region BOCES students earn professional Adobe certifications that help them design bright futures

Six Capital Region BOCES Digital Media Design juniors recently earned professional Adobe Certifications that have built their skills and their resumes, making them more employable upon graduation from the program or, if they pursue it, college. The students earned certification in April as an Adobe Certified Professional in Visual Design Using Adobe Photoshop thanks to …

Capital Region BOCES programs recognized as NYSBBA Champions of Change

Two Capital Region BOCES programs were recognized recently for innovation in the advancement of educational skills for high school and adult students. The New York State School Boards Association (NYSSBA) presented two Champions of Change awards to BOCES leaders and educators during the BOCES annual meeting on April 13. The first Champions of Change Award …

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 …

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