Mask Update for Career & Technical School Families

The following message was sent to families of students attending programs at our Career & Technical School Albany and Schoharie campuses, and the Center for Advanced Technology @ Mohonasen: As you are aware, the statewide universal mask mandate for schools was lifted as of today, March 2, 2022. This means that the majority of students, …

Covid-19 Rapid Testing Kits

This message regarding the availability of Covid-19 rapid testing kits was sent on Sunday, Jan. 2, 2022 to families of students at Airline Drive Academy and the Maywood School by Special Education Director Caralee Kardash. Dear Parents/Guardians As we shared in a message last week, we have received a shipment of rapid tests for students.  …

COVID-19 Vaccination For Children

This message was sent to families/guardians of students in our special education programs by Director of Special Education Caralee  Kardash on Friday, Nov. 19, 2021 Dear Parents/Guardians:  We are writing to share that New York Governor Kathy Hochul recently announced vaccination eligibility for children ages 5 to 11.  Ten of New York state’s mass vaccination …

Adult Nursing Students Prep for Rounds During Pandemic

Students in our Adult Practical Nursing program recently took their first steps towards doing clinical rounds during a pandemic as they were fit tested for N95 masks. This testing — administered by WellNow nurses with masks provided by St. Peter’s Hospital — will allow student to take part in the clinical rounds that are an …

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 …

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 …

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