Notification of Positive COVID-19 Case (Airline Drive Academy)

Special Education, Airline Drive Academy Director of Special Education Caralee Kardash emailed the following update to families on Jan. 21 regarding a member of the Airline Drive Academy community who has tested positive for COVID-19.  Capital Region BOCES learned on Jan. 21 that a member of the Airline Drive Academy community has tested positive for COVID-19. No …

Important COVID-19 Information & Updates

Capital Region BOCES stands ready to support our partner school districts and students during this uncertain time. Please continue to monitor this page for the most up-to-date information and resources.  Health Screening Tool Changes in Response to COVID-19 New York State COVID-19 School Report Card COVID-19 Testing in School FAQ New York State Travel Restrictions …

NYS Travel Restrictions and School Attendance

We want to ensure that your child is able to return to school once school is back in session after the holiday break. Please note the following requirements issued by New York state regarding travel due to COVID-19: Any student who travels to another state other than Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts or Vermont for …

Parent/Family Consent For COVID Testing

The following letter from Capital Region BOCES’ District Superintendent Anita Murphy was sent on Dec. 4 to families of students attending BOCES school sites. They are Airline Drive Academy, Maywood School and our three Career and Technical School campuses in Albany, Schoharie and the Center for Advanced Technology @Mohonasen.   ———————————— By now, you have likely …

2020 Extended School Year (ESY) Programs Primarily Remote This Summer

Updated August 3, 2020 A message to families from Anita Murphy, Capital Region BOCES’ District Superintendent: As you may know, on June 5 Governor Cuomo announced that Extended School Year (ESY) programs for students may be offered onsite this summer. Since receiving this news, we have carefully considered whether this a workable possibility for our …

Summer Meals For Students – Schools and Other Distribution Sites

Please check district websites for possible changes to this information. School districts and other organizations across the Capital Region are providing no-cost meals for students throughout the summer months. Albany, City School District “Grab-and-go” breakfast and lunch for the next day will be available for pick-up for students from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., Monday …

Remote Learning Resources Available For Districts/BOCES

In an effort to help districts/BOCES manage continuity of instruction and communication with stakeholders and communities, Capital Region BOCES/NERIC is making two important resources available. Online Conferencing Guidance We know there has been much discussion about how best to keep our students, teachers, and staff safe while conferencing online during this tremendous period of change. …

Childcare Available for Families

Childcare services are available to families during the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis.  If you are a parent or caregiver who needs child care, please complete this parent need for child care survey. Based on the information you provide, the New York State Office of Children and Family Services may be able to help you find …

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 …

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