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May 03, 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

All-day cosmetology
clinic to benefit student trip

Capital Region BOCES cosmetology students will conduct an all-day clinic open to the public on Thursday to raise funds for a trip to New York City.
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Health Careers to conduct
family fun day later this month

Eat, talk and have fun while meeting faculty and staff. Read More (PDF)


New Visions students
has big aspirations

Emily Taylor has a dream to become best friends with former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. She also wants to write an autobiography and become a pilot. But first, she has to finish high school.
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New Visions students bring
home a
national award

Capital Region and Questar III BOCES students continued to make history this week, bringing home an award from the national "We The People: The Citizen and the Constitution" competition.
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BOCES says 'thank you' to 109th Air Wing for continued support

Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical Education students, faculty and members of the BOCES Central Administration took a moment out of their day on Wednesday to say thank you to the 109th Air Wing of the New York National Guard.
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These students are not 'bugged' by the science in cosmetology

There were plenty of "ewwws", "yucks" and "grosses" in the cosmetology classroom recently as students uncovered just exactly what can grow on the tools of the trade.
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Capital Region BOCES to host High-Tech U Camp this summer

Capital Region high school students are encouraged to take part in a four-day camp this summer where they will learn about exciting careers in technology.
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Free prom dresses and suits are available at Career and Tech

The Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) is offering prom wear for students who prefer to do their shopping close to the campus.
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State-wide publication reports on success of CTE, DHH student

Student competed at state SkillsUSA competition last week. Read More


Callanan executive meets with Career and Tech students  

An executive with a leading construction firm in the state paid a visit to Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School recently to talk with students about career opportunities.
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The Troy Record reports on
the auto body program at CTE  

Follow the link to the Record website. Read More


BOCES comes to the aid of SCCC, area chef competition  

Capital Region BOCES CTE Chef Mark Brucker is used to early morning wake-up calls as a longtime firefighter and fire chief, but the call at 5:30 a.m. Saturday was a unique one. Can a day-long cooking competition be held at Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) in a just a couple of hours.  Read More


 

Students learn career paths in a hospital setting 

On a recent Wednesday, high school seniors Samantha Ryan and Nicole Sherwin were face to face with a cancerous uterus as it was being dissected in the pathology labs of St. Peter's Hospital in Albany. Minutes later, they observed as a thumb-sized gallstone as it was squeezed out of a gallbladder. Read More


CTE students bring home medals from SkillsUSA competition 

Students competed in Syracuse for chance to advance to nationals in June. Read More


Thanks to these donors for sponsoring
the New Visions Law & Government team! 

Below is a list of donors that helped the Capital Region BOCES New Visions Law and Government team reach its fundraising goal of $16,000 so that it could travel to George Mason University in Virginia and compete in the national "We The People: The Citizen and the Constitution" competition. Read More


Nearly a dozen students find employment;
more hires
expected following auto job fair

Nearly one dozen students were hired for jobs following an automotive job fair at the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) Albany campus and many more students are still in the interview process. Read More


The Times Union reports on automotive students winning scholarships

Follow the link and scroll to the bottom of the piece. Read More


Wanted: Mechanics with computer literacy

That "thing-a-ma-jig" behind the wheel is making a noise or the engine trouble light is on. Read More


Emergency respondors tour  Schoharie CTE campus

The Schoharie campus of the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical Education Center (CTE) hosted emergency responders from the region for an open house on April 21. Read More


The Times Union reports on the Auto Jobs fair

Follow the link for the photos and captions. Read More


Junior from Cobleskill wins state SkillsUSA post;
learn more about Matt Landis in this profile

Matt Landis loves sports, theater, hunting, outdoor life and yes, big vehicles. Read More


New Visions students to compete in nationals this week

Students from several area high schools will compete at George Mason University later this week in the national "We The People: The Citizen and the Constitution" competition.
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The Troy Record reports on the partnership
between BHBL, CTE and the
Watervliet Arsenal   

Follow the link to the photo, cutline.
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BOCES, the Watervliet Arsenal and BHBL schools partner to boost students   

Officials from the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School, Burnt Hills Ballston Lake Central School District and the Watervliet Arsenal partnered recently to discuss the middle skills jobs gap and career opportunities that exist for high school students. Read More


Welding career options explode  

Welders are a hot commodity right, so hot that companies are willing to pay more than $100,000 a year for welders who are willing to work overtime and travel. Read More


The Troy Record reports on oral hygiene at CTE  

Nursing students recently brushed up on their oral knowledge. Read More


Meet Sam Machia — a CTE student
who has overcome obstacles to compete at states next week  

Sam Machia is a proud BOCES student.

A senior in the Capital Region BOCES Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH) Program at Guilderland High School, he is also a student in the Career and Technical Education Center (CTE) Small Engine Repair Program run by teacher James Piazza. Read More


The Times Union reports on the new Middle Skills video release 

The video highlights the needs of employers for skilled workers - the type of workers prepares it students to be. Read More


Schoharie CTE campus to host emergency responders   

The Schoharie campus of the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical Education Center (CTE) will host emergency responders from the region for an open house on April 21.
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More than a dozen businesses to recruit automotive students   

More than a dozen area businesses will be at the Capital Region BOCES Career & Technical School (CTE) to recruit high school automotive students.
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The Altamont Enterprise reported on SkillsUSA
and the National Automotive Technician Comp
.  

Check out the photo and story.
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CTE nursing students brush up on their oral health care  

While taking temperatures and helping patients be comfortable are key skills for any certified nurse assistant (CNA), so is ensuring the oral health of patients.
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Cosmetology lessons are more than curls, crimps and cutting  

Yes, cosmetology has much to do with knowing the latest and greatest style trends, how to get the perfect "Taylor Swift" curl, and of course executing the cut just right. Read More


CTE automotive duo fare well at national competition  

A pair of Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) automotive students earned more than $20,000 in scholarship offers while representing CTE and the state in the National Automotive Technology Competition in New York City. Read More


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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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