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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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There will be no AM BOCES programs at the Schoharie or Albany CTE's today - Jan. 17 - due to inclement weather.

CTE prepares students for careers that are in demand!

Interested in a career where double-digit job growth is projected, you are able to work with your hands all day and earn a good living?


Look no further than Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School.
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Career and Tech school to career pathway finds success story in 2017 grad

The school-to-career pathway at Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School produced another success story this year with 2017 diesel technology graduate Zach Harrell. Read More

New Visions programs to be on display during two January open houses

High school students interested in an in-depth, honors-level study program for their senior year are encouraged to attend one of two open houses planned by Capital Region BOCES during the month of January. Read More

New courses to be offered during 2018-19 school year

Two new courses are being offered for the 2018-19 school year at Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE). Read More

Adult welding student awarded Schwarz Scholarship

Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical Education (CTE) welding student Joe Tetreault is the latest recipient of the Evan M. Schwarz Helping Hand Memorial Scholarship. Read More

Open houses are planned for Career and Tech, New Visions programs

Whether their interests lie in becoming a doctor, nurse, computer network administrator, lawyer, mechanic, chef or more, Capital Region BOCES has something to offer students across the region. Read More

Area business serves up scholarship donation for culinary students

Culinary students were recently served a financial incentive to pursue higher education during a luncheon at Capital Region BOCES. Read More

Area students fill Santa's sleigh; volunteer at city mission class

Capital Region BOCES students played the part of Santa’s elves on Dec. 13 as they delivered a sleigh filled with toys to the City Mission of Schenectady. Read More

Check out the latest video showcasing all CTE has to offer!

You, Your Future, Your Now — The latest Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) video  — details all that CTE has to offer its students through the dozens of programs it has to offer.  Read More

Register now for a part-time evening adult nursing class

Looking to re-imagine your future? Capital Region BOCES has a program for you.  Read More

Area business leader sounds alarm over need for skilled workers

An area business leader appealed to Capital Region BOCES guidance counselors to encourage more youth to get into the skilled trades. Read More

Students prepare for the information-driven future at CTE

Buried behind a bank of computer screens, a Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical Education (CTE) student asks his teacher about a network location. Read More

Senior honored for his compassion, willingness to help others

Talk to Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) student Michael "Harry" Mansion and you quickly realize that he is wise and compassionate beyond his years.
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Area career and technical students give food, time to area food pantry

Just in time for Thanksgiving, students at the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) made a special delivery to a Schenectady County organization that is helping alleviate food insecurity. Read More

Junior seeks to chart her own course in male-dominated industry

For Lindsey Tutay, learning about a job she knew nothing about was an instant draw.
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SkillsUSA conducts annual food drive

Students at Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School are collecting food in the hopes of making area families' Thanksgiving a little brighter. Read More

2014 graduate praises hard, but fair approach to education CTE provided

For 2014 graduate Raffael Ribeca, Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) provided a hard and fast reality on what life is all about.  Read More

Capital Region BOCES students recruited by area colleges

Long gone are the days where career and technical schools can only be thought of in terms of giving students specific job skills and no more proof of that is needed than this week's college fairs on the Albany and Schoharie campuses of Capital Region BOCES. Read More

Employers: 'We can't find help;' CTE: 'We can help'

Employers and Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School are working together to address the national shortage of skilled labor. Read More

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2017-18 school year archive, the 2016-17 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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2017 - Student/Parent Handbook
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Career & Tech Update
bulletClosing Delay Policy
bulletMedia Coverage of CTE
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White Paper on the Middle Skills Jobs Gap

White Paper on CTE and its role in addressing the middle skills jobs Gap

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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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