Visit Our Career and Technical Schools

Join us in-person or online   Students and their families are invited to a series of open house events to learn about each of the campus’ offerings and view demonstrations and displays on how a career and tech education prepares students for valuable careers Prospective students attending a recent event said a career and technical education …

Criminal Justice Students Get A “Jump Start” On College

High school seniors Alli Cater and Isabel Philipp, who currently attend our Criminal Justice program, are getting a “jump start” on higher education through Bryant & Stratton College’s free college prep program. The Middleburgh duo learned of Bryant & Stratton’s Jump Start program, in which students take a weekly class and earn college credits that …

2020-21 SkillsUSA Officers Sworn-In

Aspiring nurses, chefs, contractors and fashion designers are among this year’s SkillsUSA student leaders at our Career and Technical School Albany and Schoharie campuses. During a tradition-rich ceremony—recorded for viewing by families and friends—the officers were sworn-in and conducted their first official acts as SkillsUSA officers. 2020-21 Albany Campus SkillsUSA Officers Morning Officers Co-President Sarah …

Twins Build a Future in Construction Trades – And Look to Change the Industry Image

Twins Cora and Isabel Tribunella are looking to build a successful future for themselves through training in our Building Trades program. In the process, they’re hoping to challenge the public image of who can work in the industry. “For me, I think it’s important to get out of your comfort zone,” said Cora during a …

Career and Technical School A Model for International, Statewide Growth

Our Career and Technical School drew interest from near and far during the 2019-20 school year with two separate and distinct delegations looking to model their own programs after the learning taking place in our region. Inspired by our “real-life learning” In July 2019, a delegation of educators from Palestine toured our Albany Career and …

Career and Technical Program Recognized As “No Place For Hate”

For the second consecutive year, our Career and Technical School program at the Center for Advanced Technology (CAT) has been recognized as an inclusive environment by the No Place For Hate (NPFH) initiative. Run by the Anti-Defamation League, No Place For Hate is a program designed to empower students, faculty, administration and family members to …

Despite School Closures, Students Learning Continues At Home

While much of the learning is hands-on for students in our Career and Technical School, there are still things they can accomplish from home during the school closure due to the COVID-19/coronavirus pandemic. For example, students in many programs, including our Game Design & Implementation and the Internet Application and Designs, are working online to …

Students Showcase Skilled Trade Know-How In Regional Contest

Winners of regional event advance to statewide SkillsUSA competition in Syracuse on April 24-26 More than 40 students showcased their abilities and technical knowledge in a diverse array of skilled trades—from culinary and nursing to heavy equipment operator and more—at the recent regional SkillsUSA competition. Capital Region BOCES Teacher Chris Shader said the regional competition …

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