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May 23, 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.


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Career and Tech student highlighted as a 'Kid Who Cares'

For being just 18, Jonah Amell has already accomplished a lot.

A senior from the Mohonasen Central School District in the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School Internet Application Design program, he is also a volunteer firefighter for the Rotterdam District II Fire Department — a post he has held for two years — and an Eagle Scout, which is the highest rank in Boy Scouts. Read More

Guest chef and CTE graduate return to share knowledge

A father and son duo recently visited Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) to share their culinary skills.
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Students build a future for families of sick children

Area high school students are hard at work building a home in Schenectady for the parents of sick children. Read More

CTE students help Schoharie with its tourism effort

Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) students are helping Schoharie residents in the region's bid to draw more tourists.
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Capital Region BOCES to conduct a press conference May 28 in Schenectady

The Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) will conduct a press conference at the build site for Jack's Place in Schenectady on May 28. Read More

Career and Tech teacher's artwork to be shown in state concourse

Longtime integrated English Teacher Wendy Cotter will soon have artwork on display for tens of thousands of people to see. Read More

Olive Garden executive offers insights to CTE students

Everything from personal likes in restaurants to career opportunities were on the menu as the regional director of operations for Olive Garden spoke to Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) students recently.  Read More

The Saratogian reports on Diesel Tech class at CTE

Follow the link for a picture, cutline/story. Read More

Capital Region BOCES boosts Knolls Atomic Power Labs

Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory (KAPL) is a world-class research and development facility dedicated to support of the United States Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program. Three times a year, though, it turns to Capital Region BOCES for help and support of its workforce. Read More

The Altamont Enterprise reports on chef Yono visiting CTE

Famed chef provided insight. Read More 

Third quarter honor, high honor rolls announced

Dozens of Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical Education (CTE) Center students earned honor and high honor roll during the recently concluded third quarter. Read More 

Health Careers hosts families for fun festival

Dozens of Adult Heath Careers students and their families attended the annual Health Careers Family Fun night at Capital Region BOCES Career and Tech School on May 12.
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Area high school students build affordable housing in Schenectady

Soon, another affordable house will be availbale in Schenectady thanks to the hard work and labor of area high school students. Read More 

The Troy Record reports on the diesel program at CTE

Photo, caption are available by following the link. Read More 

A 'MOST' informative presentation

A representative of  Mobilization, Optimization, Stabilization, and Training (MOST) Fund, recently spoke to aspiring welders in the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE). Read More 

Cosmo clinic corals cash for charity

An all-day cosmetology clinic at Capital Region BOCES on Thursday raised $600 for students and charity. Read More 

The Times Union reports on the cosmetology clinic fundraiser

Follow the link to the Times Union website. Read more

State Police demonstration has biting message for future law enforcers

New York State Trooper Ceer doesn't say much but criminals know when he is unhappy and, as a result, few try to outrace him. Read More 

The New York State United Teacher's
magazine reports on the floral program

Profiles teacher Margaret Bugler and her students in magazine article.
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This lesson is not filled with just hot air

Their history may date back hundreds of years, but windmills are still the subject of competitions at Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE).
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Career and tech school sets awards, honors program dates

While it is only early May, two Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) officials have announced the dates of three end-of-year events. Read More

The Times Union reports on the New Visions team winning a national award

Follow the link to their website, scroll down. Read More

Career and Tech teachers share their experise daily

In honor of teacher appreciation week, take a look a photo array of CTE teachers in action. Read More

Area healthcare providers to recruit BOCES students 

The Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) is conducting a Health Careers Fair on June 1 for students aspiring to careers in the ever-growing healthcare field. Read More

HVAC/R students find employment before they graduate

More than a half-dozen Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical Education Center (CTE) students from just one program have found employment even before graduating.
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The Daily Mail reports on the New Visions team

Check out the story on the paper's website. Read More

Two months before graduation, student has a FT job and more

It's nearly two months before graduation, but senior Eric Williams has already found a full-time job with continuing education opportunities thanks to his education at  Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical Education (CTE). Read More

Corsages, bouquets and more for sale

In need of a floral arrangement for Mother's Day or the prom? Let Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) students serve up the right flowers just for you mom or your date. Read 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. Read More

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 student 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. Read More

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. Read More

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. 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.


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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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