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July 01, 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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BOCES to once again
host SEMI High Tech U    

Capital Region BOCES will once again play host to the annual SEMI High Tech U program that draws students from across the region to a three-day program to prepare them for the possibility of careers in STEM. Read More

Graduate Profile: 
CRCS graduate credits CTE
for more than tech skills   

For Matthew Landis, Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School has been much more than a place to learn a trade. It has been a means to finding who he is and growing as an individual. Read More

CTE teaching assistants volunteer for Habitat for Humanity  

Eight Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School teaching assistants (TAs) spent a day giving back to the community on June 22. Read More

Partnership allows CTE students to try their hand at robotic excavating  

Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) students recently took control of a robotic excavator thanks to the school's partnership with the Upstate New York Operating Engineers Local 158 (IUOE158). Read More

Jack's Place nears completion thanks to the help of Capital Region BOCES  

A future home in Schenectady for families dealing with a loved ones' illness is nearing completion thanks to the efforts of Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) faculty, staff and students. Read More

Approximately 100 future adult LPNs to enter the area marketplace  

Approximately 100 nursing students from the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School Adult Health Careers Program will graduate Tuesday during a ceremony at Proctors Theatre in Schenectady. Read More

Students learn about the latest
in diesel technology by checking out a new truck  

A new Volvo truck was on display at Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School as students in the Medium/Heavy Truck Repair program - also known as the diesel technology program — completed the school year by examining the latest in tractor trailer technology. Read More

CTE students are 'perfect'

A key soft skill employers say is lacking in many current workers is a willingness to go to work. Read More

Students get their "art on" in the final weeks of school

Vocational and retail office students at the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) Albany campus showed their artistic ability while beautifying the campus during the final weeks of the 2015-16 school year.
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Four to put a wrap this month on more than 100 years of work in education

They have worked in education for more than 100 years combined — including 85 years at Capital Region BOCES — and later this month, the four longtime employees will be putting away their laptops, chalk and/or rulers for the final time at the Career and Technical Education (CTE) school.
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From a barn to the road thanks to BOCES auto body students

For the last 15 years, a 1970 Buick LeSabre has sat in Ed Daily's barn collecting, dust and rust.

But now, the muscle car is hitting the streets with bright green paint and a shine as well as no holes in the floor thanks to the work of Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) auto body students.   
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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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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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