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October 22, 2016
Capital Region Career & Technical School


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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Students seek to break the mold with new machining program at CTE

According to the latest report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), more than 30 percent of high school students graduate with no plans to attend college and little or no job skills. Taking that a step further, of the 68 percent of high school students who do attend college, 40 percent don’t finish with a degree! Read More

Students to offer spa treatments to raise money for breast cancer research 

Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) cosmetology students will throw open their classroom doors to the public on Oct. 19 to raise funds for breast cancer research. Students will conduct a day-long spa on the Albany CTE campus with all of the proceeds going to the American Cancer Society. Read More

CTE program immerses students into theater life at Proctors 

Students from across the Capital Region are learning from An American in Paris thanks to a partnership between Capital Region BOCES Career an Technical School (CTE), area high schools and Proctors Theatre.

Students are taking part in a five-week, one-day-a-week technical theater training program run by CTE and hosted at Proctors called Broadway Tech Career Orientation. The new program, which began in mid-September, runs through Oct. 23. Read More

The Times Union reports on  Jack's Place work by CTE students  

Follow the link to the story and multiple photos of the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School Schoharie students at work. Read More

CTE students build, move and build again a shed for Jack's Place   

Construction students from the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School took the streets of Schenectady on Friday to give rise to a shed that will serve the families of sick people seeking aid in Schenectady healthcare facilities. Read More

Schoharie CTE SkillsUSA chapter elects officers for the school year  

SkillsUSA chapter members from the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School in Schoharie recently inducted their student leaders for the 2016-17 school year.

During an Oct. 4 ceremony that drew friends, relatives and school officials, the Schoharie chapter swore in its officers for the morning and afternoon sessions. The Albany CTE campus will conduct its ceremony on Oct. 19. Read More

Health Careers job fair scheduled for The Albany Literacy Zone  

The Albany Literacy Zone will host a Healthcare Job Fair on Oct. 27 at the Capital South Campus in downtown Albany.

The first-ever event will run from 3:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the school, located at 220 Warren Street in Albany. Read More


Paul Tonko tours Center for Advanced Technology, praises BOCES and Mohonasen 

U.S. Congressman Paul Tonko met with students from across the Capital Region recently as he toured Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical Education (CTE) and Mohonasen Central School District classes in the new Center for Advanced Technology (CAT) at Mohonasen. Read More

Black light experiment helps culinary students not serve up germs 

Armed with black lights, integrated science teacher Brian Conway and CTE teacher Chef Paul Dolan made their way around the stainless steal food prep table in the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) kitchen. Read More

CTE heavy equipment student wins competition at SUNY Cobleskill 

You can call Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) senior Gene Broadwell a maestro of the machine; Perhaps, though, he would prefer being known as the Babe Ruth of the backhoe or the Earnhardt of the excavator. Read More

Video release: Health Careers Center offers adults advancement & opportunities 

Through a series of programs, the Capital Region BOCES Health Careers Center offers adults a number of options to build their future. 
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Students prepare corsages for veteran St. Peter's nurses 

Students in the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School floral program recently helped to make a recognition dinner a little more special for veteran Capital Region nurses.
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A part-time evening adult nursing class to launch in November  

Looking to re-imagine your future? Capital Region BOCES has a program for you.
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The Times Union runs a front page
article on the new CAT building, Mohonasen-CTE partcership  

Follow the link to the newspaper's website. Read More

Criminal justice students get physical thanks to National Guard  

With a drill sergeant barking "attention" and "about face," you might excuse criminal justice students at the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) Schoharie campus if they thought for a split moment on Wednesday they were in boot camp. Read More

CTE student, chef serve up charity during fundraiser   

Help “plate” 2,400 servings of food in six hours.

That was the task put before Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) senior Vanessa Liegeot and CTE teacher Chef Paul Rother as they worked alongside culinary experts from across the region at the annual Regional Food Bank’s Chefs & Vintners’ Harvest Dinner. .
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