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 …

Work Based Learning Expands Learners Skills, Connections

In our long-running Work-Based Learning (WBL) program, young adults aged 18- to 21 meet daily for classroom-based learning related to a work-based curriculum to explore a variety of jobs and practice the skills needed to be successful with them. The program’s teachers work carefully to match students with work-based learning opportunities in the community that …

Katherine Scheib Honored for Commitment to Service

September 2022 Commitment Award For Service Katherine Scheib, an orientation and mobility specialist with our Special Education division, has received the September 2022 Commitment Award for Service. In nominating Scheib for this award, Director of Special Education Caralee Kardash had this to say: “Katherine’s commitment to service benefits students and districts across our region. Katherine …

 Students, Staff and Friends Remember Maywood School 

Maywood School—Soon Maywood Academy—To Open In A New Location This September More than a hundred students, teachers and staff, principals, administrators and friends who have been a part of our Maywood School community over the years gathered recently to say good-bye to the school building that many describe as more like home.  This summer, after …

Celebrating Our 2022 Grads

Congratulations are in order for students from across our BOCES who received certificates of completion, honors and awards during our 2022 graduation ceremonies. Moving up and transition days for our younger students were held in many of our programs, as well. Highlights from graduation and other celebrations held this spring and summer: Career and Technical …

Congratulation To Our Maywood Grads

Students who have attended programs at our Maywood School recently celebrated a successful end to their high school career during a ceremony attended by proud family, teachers and friends. Many of the exiting students have been in our programs for years. They will now be moving on to in college, learning in other programs and …

Thanks For Our Teachers

This year, National Teacher Appreciation Week runs from May 2 through May 8. While we take this time each year to say a special “thank you,” we are grateful every day for our teachers and the skills, knowledge, creativity and caring they bring to their work in support of our students. As schools throughout the …

Airline Drive Academy Opens to Rave Reviews

New k-8 school offers state-of-the-art learning environment for our students “It’s awesome!” “I like the colors!” “I really like the new gym!” These are just some of the “rave reviews” from students attending the new Airline Drive Academy, which opened for learning in September at 10C Airline Drive in Albany. With the new school smell …

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