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July 01, 2015
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.

 

Please take note: The first day of classes at CTE is Sept. 9. 

 

News, articles & more

Electrical students
learn by fixing items on campus

Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) students learn by doing on campus. The hands-on learning that is a natural component of a career and technical education extends to repairs of equipment that malfunctions on campus. Read More


Knolls Atomic Power Lab engineers learn
at Capital Region BOCES  
    

Engineers from the Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory (KAPL) completed this week a crash course in welding and machining taught by faculty members at the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE). Read More


Guest educator, CTE graduate returns to share
knowledge with cosmo students
    

Nine years removed from the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School, a CTE graduate returned to the cosmetology classroom on Monday to talk careers, customers and curls. Read More


BOCES grant for Jack's Place draws other major donations       

The Capital Region BOCES Board of Education recently honored students in the New Visions: Law and Government class for bringing home a state championship. Read More


Board of Education honors
New Visions state champions
    

The Capital Region BOCES Board of Education recently honored students in the New Visions: Law and Government class for bringing home a state championship. Read More


Senior Profile: Fashion grad heading to Kent State    

Scotia-Gleville senior Brianna Tejada sees her future in the pages of Vogue, Cosmopolitan or another magazine of their like thanks to her time at Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE). Read More


The Times Journal reports on BOCES awards Read More   

Follow the link to a PDF of the article and photo. Read More


More than 100 adults graduate from the BOCES nursing program 

More than 100 adults earned their professional nurse accreditations at a ceremony at Proctor's Theatre on June 23 and are on their way to becoming Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs). Read More


BOCES offers distance learning for high school equivalency diploma     

A distance learning program (GRASP) is offered for those that wish to receive their high school equivalency (HSE) diploma. Read More


Orange Motors provides scholarship for CTE student     

A Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) automotive student from Bethlehem is the first-ever recipient of a scholarship from Orange Motors. Read More


Career and Tech student earns Golden Hammer Award    

A Capital Region BOCES CTE student from Cohoes received the Golden Hammer Award on
June 9.  Read More


More than 100 future adult LPNs to enter the area marketplace    

More than 100 adult nursing students from the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School Adult Healthcareers Program will graduate Tuesday.
Read More


Area student to represent region at national SkillsUSA meeting   

A Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School student will be on his way to Kentucky on Friday to represent high school students from across the region and nation.
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Albany CTE student honors announced for 2015   

More than two dozen area high school students received academic honors during the end-of-year awards ceremony June 9 at Proctors Theatre.
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A hair-raising lesson in cosmetology and science   

It was big hair day at the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School cosmetology classroom in Schoharie recently, but students weren't looking to replicate 1980s hair trends.
Read More


Times Union hosts video on Jack's Place effort by CTE students

Follow the link to the video created by Capital Region BOCES New Visions students.
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Cosmetology student is Albany CTE Student of the Year  

A cosmetology student from Shenendehowa Central School District is the Capital Region BOCES Outstanding Student of the Year.
Read More


Free English as a Second Language classes offered  

Capital Region BOCES is offering several opportunities for adults who want to learn to speak English.
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From garden to kitchen: Albany culinary students plant herb garden 

In the waning days of the 2014-15 school year, aspiring chefs joined forces with Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) faculty and staff to assure future students will be on the cutting edge of "foodie" trends.
Read More


Times Union reports on CTE Albany graduation 

Check out on the newspaper website the photo array the newspaper ran.
Read More


Schuylar Van Buren earns welding scholarship 

A Berne-Knox-Westerlo (BKW) Central School District senior is the recipient of a scholarship to pursue her dreams of welding. Read More


Times Union reports on CTE Albany graduation  

Follow the link to the nnewspaper website. 
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Albany campus celebrates students during end-of-year awards ceremonies 

Several hundred Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) students were honored Tuesday during ceremonies at Proctors Theatre in Schenectady. 
Read More


Photo array:

Albany CTE campus conducts its end-of-year awards ceremony 

Follow the link to check more more than 120 photos from the event. A full story on the event will appear later this week.
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'Checking' up on their learning and life skills

Learning how to live within a budget and balance a checkbook are skills many adults do not have. Read More


Retail students have friendly challenge, raise funds for charity while learning

Nachos, hot dogs and milk shakes.

Not the healthiest diet choices, but when appealing to the appetites of high school boys and girls, what better food choices could you offer?  Read More


WTEN reports on National Technical Honor Society inductions

Follow the link to WTEN. Read More


Schoharie CTE honors its seniors

With a packed house of parents, family, home school district leaders and friends looking on, more than 100 Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical (CTE) students from the Schoharie campus received certificates of completion and awards on Thursday. Read More


Students showcase what they have learned

It is like a job fair without the jobs. Students at the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School Schoharie campus put their best foot forward recently to demonstrate how much they have learned. Read More


Health care providers recruit adult Career and Tech students

Licensed practical nurse (LPN) and certified nurse assistant/home health aide students at Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical Education (CTE) school met with potential employers on
June 1 during a health careers fair hosted by BOCES at its central administration building. Read More


Preparing students for an interview and career

It's important to know how to operate a backhoe if you want a career as a heavy equipment operator. But its equally important to know how to start and develop that career and that is where integrated English classes come into play at the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE). 
Read More


A statement on the June 2 incident at CTE

Emergency personnel were dispatched to the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School this morning after faculty and staff members in building A complained of an unknown odor.
Read More


Security expert talks business with criminal justice students

A representative of one of the largest private security firms in the area spoke with criminal justice students recently at the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE).
Read More


Students learn the art of airbrushing

You could say that Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) students brushed up on their knowledge of airbrushing, but to be fair no brushes were involved. Oh, and it was their first time learning the craft. Read More


WRGB reports on CTE grant and work for Jack's Place  

Follow the link to the CBS6's website. Read More


Free HSE (previously known as GED) classes offered

Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) is offering free classes for adults looking to earn their high school diploma. Read More


More news can be found here:

2014-15 School Year Archive  or here.


 

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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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Parents' Bill of Rights

The Parents' Bill of Rights is now available, a posting required by the New York State Board of Education. Click here to open the document in PDF format.

 

Capital Region BOCES testing transparency report

You may view the report by clicking here.



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