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March 29, 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.

 

News, articles & more

'Little, tiny baby hairs' are big news in a cosmetology classroom

With all of the guilt and enthusiasm of a devoted Catholic who has skipped confession for a decade, I slinked into the cosmetology classroom on that fateful Monday. Read More


 

CTE students learn about human resources, civil service jobs

Students in the Retail and Office Services Program at Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical Education (CTE) center recently paid a visit to the central administration offices of BOCES.
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The Times Union reports on the machining field trip

Newspaper runs photo, brief on the effort that drew three area school districts to employers and the Capital Region BOCES CTE. Read More


2015-16 CDOS brochure available

The 2015-16 New York State Career Development and Occupational Studies Commencement (CDOS) Credential (CDOS) flier is now available for the public to review. Read More


Students, young adults
meet with nearly four dozen businesses and institutions

Nearly four-dozen businesses and colleges met with hundreds of Schoharie-area students on March 25 at the annual College, Career and Job Exploration Fair at the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical Education (CTE) Center in Schoharie.
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Capital Region, WSHWE BOCES
floral students
nurture floral passion in Boston

Capital Region, WSHWE BOCES floral students nurture floral passion in Boston.
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Businesses and institutions to showcase
offerings
Wednesday at Schoharie CTE

More than three-dozen businesses and colleges are registered to be on hand Wednesday for the annual College, Career and Job Exploration Fair at the Capital Region Career & Technical School Schoharie Campus.
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Altamont Enterprise reports on the alternative energy program

Photo, cutline tell story of college and career pipeline that starts at CTE.
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SkillsUSA winners photo array

Check out the smiling faces of many of Capital Region BOCES CTE SkillsUSA competition regional winners.
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Area businesses open doors to high school students

Eighteen students from three area high schools took part in a tour Thursday of two top employers in the region — Package One Industries in Scotia and Simmons Tool Company in Watervliet.
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Business owners to recruit
Capital Region BOCES high school
Career and Tech students

Eight area businesses in need of Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC/R) technicians will take part in a job fair March 26 at the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical Education Center (CTE).
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TV, newspapers report on the SkillsUSA competition

Check out the links below for the coverage of the March 18 regional SkillsUSA competition.

WTEN (including an interview with a CTE student) View here

Times Union photo array — View here

WNYT segment — View here


Students win regional competition to represent BOCES at state competition

Eight area high school students won and numerous others placed  among the top competitors Wednesday at the regional SkillsUSA competition in Schenectady, advancing to the state competition in Syracuse next month. Read More


Photo array:
SkillsUSA competition draws hundreds to the region to test their skills

Dozens of photos show the effort of nearly 300 students from the Capital Region and beyond who tested their skills March 18 in the regional SkillsUSA competition at the Stratton Air National Guard Base and Schenectady County Community College. Follow the link to view the photo array.  Read More


Times Union blog features photos, story
from St. Patrick's Day luncheon at CTE

Follow the link below to the article, photo array.  Read More


 

Dr. Valerie Kelsey named interim CTE deputy director

On March 16 the Capital Region BOCES Board of Education appointed Dr. Valerie Kelsey to serve as the interim deputy director for career and technical education.  Read More


St. Patrick's Day luncheon: A look back in pictures

Check out the more than one dozen photos linked below of the St. Patrick's Day luncheon orchestrated by the CTE culinary team. Read More


Schenectady electrician shares knowledge with high school students

Mike Arket, owner of Arket Electric & Generator in Schenectady, spoke with students in the Capital Region BOCES Electrical Trades program on March 12, sharing his business knowledge as well as the skills employers look for in new employees. Read More


Careeer and Tech students help build the future for ill families

Area high school students haven't let the ravages of winter or the artic chill freeze their work on the future Jack's Place in Schenectady. Read More


Manufacture a well paying career with opportunities with CTE

Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School in conjunction with the Mohonasen Central School District is hosting on March 19 a tour of two top employers in the region — Package One Industries in Scotia and Simmons Tool Company in Watervliet. Read More


Dozens of businesses and institutions to descend
on Schoharie CTE campus

More than three-dozen businesses and colleges are registered to be on hand for the annual College, Career and Job Exploration Fair at the Capital Region Career & Technical School Schoharie Campus later this month. Read More


Program helps students find work while in high school

Much has been made in education circles about educating students to find jobs in the workforce of tomorrow, but what about helping students find jobs now. As in today. Read More


Culinary students to
cook up a St. Patrick's Day feast

Students in the culinary program at Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical Education center (CTE) will host a St. Patrick's Day feast on March 12.  Read More


Central Bridge business owner, SUNY
Cobleskill professor, shares knowledge
at Schoharie CTE

Rich Benninger, owner of the Olde Tater Barn in Central Bridge and an assistant culinary professor at SUNY Cobleskill, recently toured the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) Schoharie Campus, meeting with students and talking about careers in the kitchen. 
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Nurse assistant need forecast to jump 21%; CTE can get you there!

Looking for a career with unlimited growth potential and high demand? Then check out the career options in nursing. 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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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

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