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September 01, 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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Principal changes
in Schoharie, Albany

Two new leaders will be at the helms of the Career and Technical Education school campuses for the start of the school year after Albany Campus CTE Principal Duilio Viscusi announced this week he will resign effective Sept. 5. Read more 

Fashion show to showcase, style, talent and hands-on learning

Area youth will showcase the latest in fashion designs at Colonie Center Mall on Sept. 6 thanks to the efforts of Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical Education (CTE) students.
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Forms and documents now available for 2014-15 school year

Everything from the 2014-15 school year handbook to letters for parents and students in the cosmetology and culinary programs have been added to the Capital Region BOCES CTE website in recent weeks.
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CTE junior accomplishes
rare feat 90 percent of adults, youths in his field don't

With more than a year of school left, a Career and Technical Education junior from the Schalmont Central School District is on the path to a potentially lucrative welding career.
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Commercial to illuminate
tie between STEM and CTE

The bright lights of a TV production crew illuminated the welding shop at the Capital Region BOCES Career & Technical School (CTE) Wednesday as junior Jarrett Carlone joined BOCES District Superintendent Dr. Charles Dedrick in touting CTE and careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
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Welding program starts,
sparks interest in adult learners

A dozen adults from throughout the area ignited a new passion for learning last week when they started welding classes at Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE).
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CTE instructor Heather Bigelow a WMHT ‘Champion of Education’

Gaming, MultiMedia & Web Design program and Internet Applications program teacher Heather Bigelow will be featured as part of WMHT’s American Graduate Project throughout August and September.
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Swett, Muro meet National Grid Chairman

On August 5, Career and Technical Education Deputy Director Terry Swett and Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake student Tanner Muro had the chance to meet with the Chairman of the Board of National Grid Sir Peter Gershon, and New York National Grid President Ken Daly.
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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.

Students find learning fun at SEMI High Tech U camp

More than 40 teens from Capital Region high schools found the fun in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) at SEMI High Tech U, a day camp offered by a day camp offered by the Capital Region Career & Technical School July 17,18, 21and 22. Read more

Looking to spark a career? Try our welding programs!

We teach the welding skills employers need and train workers with the right specializations and certifications to meet the demands of today’s competitive jobs. Read more about our Welder Certification Program or our Advanced Welding Training Programs and spark a career today!


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Looking for a past story?

Go to our home page news archive/ current school year, or our home page archive/ 2011-12 school year, which includes links to previous years.

Tech It Out NY - hot careers right here in Tech Valley

Interested in Tech Valley's latest high-tech and advanced manufacturing careers? Visit the Tech Valley Careers - Tech It Out NY website


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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