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September 17, 2014
Capital Region Career & Technical School



Career & Tech news from the home page

Career & Tech is a Middle States accredited and NYSED approved school offering more than 40 programs of study for high school and adult students at campuses in Albany (Colonie) and Schoharie and several off-campus locations.


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Open for learning .... and charity

Students in the Retail and Office Management Program at the Albany Campus of the Career and Technical School (CTE) recently opened to a packed house the Campus Store for the 2014-15 school year.
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Fashion students, teacher to appear on WNYT this Sunday

Representatives of the Global Fashion Program will serve as experts on the latest fashion trends for Capital Region news viewers this weekend.
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BOCES CTE, Mohonasen, Schenectady to partner for Manufacturing Week

Capital Region BOCES CTE is once again proud to take part in Schenectady’s Manufacturing Week.
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Information for parents and students on Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) 

As you may be aware from recent media coverage, several states in the Midwest reported clusters of a respiratory illness known as Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) affecting children and others over the last few weeks; more recently, cases of EV-D68 have been confirmed in New York. Capital Region BOCES is providing information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the New York State Department of Health (DOH) to help parents and community members become better informed about the illness and to help prevent the spread of the illness.
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STEM Expo commercial featuring CTE student, Dr. Dedrick now airing

A commercial promoting the connection between science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and the Career and Technical School is now airing on WNYT Channel 13. The piece, which features District Superintendent Dr. Charles Dedrick and CTE student Jarrett Carlone, also promotes a Back to  School STEM Expo that takes place Sept. 20.
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Media Coverage of 9/11 lesson; Commissioner King visit

Follow the link below to a round-up of the media coverage of the event.
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Ed Commissioner joins students for 9/11 reflections at state exhibit

New York State Education Commissioner John King joined Capital Region BOCES New Visions students Thursday at the state museum, where the students gathered to reflect on the 9/11 terrorist attacks and the impact they had on the world.
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Navy sailor returns to CTE, credits CTE with giving him 'drive' to succeed

While home on leave from the U.S. Navy, one of things 2012 Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School graduate Brandon Day wanted to do was see some familiar faces back at CTE.
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New Visions students meet city councilman, grad of New Visions program

Students in the Capital Region BOCES New Visions Law & Government class recently met with an Albany City lawmaker who shares a common connection with them — eight years ago he was also a student in the program.
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Students to reflect on 9/11 attacks, visit NYS 9/11 exhibit

On the 13th anniversary of the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, high school seniors in Richard Bader’s New Visions: Law & Government class will read essays how 9/11 has changed their lives, their thinking and the United States government, with the New York State Museum’s "The World Trade Center: Rescue Recovery Response" exhibition as their backdrop.
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Fashion show brings style to learning

"It was the best one yet. Every year we work to make it bigger and better and this year was the best yet," said Judy Hicks, teacher of the Capital Region BOCES CTE Global Fashion Class.
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High school equivalency, English for
speakers of other languages courses offered

Capital Region BOCES is offering several opportunities for adults who want to earn their High School Equivalency (HSE) diploma (formerly known as GED).
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Entrepreneur, STEM initiatives among the new offerings at CTE

The Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical Education (CTE) School opened the 2014-15 school year on Thursday with a series of new programs and initiatives designed to better prepare students for the ever-changing workforce. Read more


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Weather-related closings

In the event of inclement weather, students and their parents/guardians should follow school closing information provided by their home high schools. Students' home school districts determine whether or not to transport students, end their day early or close their high school campuses.  Adult students should watch the media for school closings; their classes are cancelled if the Capital Region BOCES Career & Technical School is closed.


The Capital Region BOCES Career & Technical School offers careers without limits for students of all ages, abilities, interests, and backgrounds. In the 21st century workplace, careers have no gender. Start your future here today!

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