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May 06, 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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New Visions: Law & Government students meet with White House,
congressional reps in behind-the-scene tours 

In the wake of winning a national award for constitutional knowledge in Washington, D.C.,  the Capital Region BOCES New Visions: Law & Government team was given on April 27 a rare inside view of Congress and the White House.
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BOCES offers English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), High School Equivalency classes this summer  

Capital Region BOCES is offering summer sessions for adults interested in High School Equivalency (HSE) and English for Speakers of Other Language (ESOL) classes. Read More

Logo change made easy by auto body students 

When a company wants to rebrand its fleet of vehicles with a new logo, it can cost thousands of dollars. From the labor of stripping the old logos off to the meticulous work of placing new logos on each vehicle, the cost can add up.
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New report bolsters the value of career and tech education 

A new national report on career and technical education (CTE) calls on local, state and national education and political leaders to do more to encourage high school students to enroll in CTE courses.
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New Visions: Law & Government students win Northeastern States Award at nationals

For the second consecutive year, the Capital Region BOCES New Visions: Law & Government team has won a major award at the National “We The People: The Citizen and the Constitution” competition in Washington, D.C.
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Capital Region BOCES CTE student wins state competition, others earn medals

Several Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) students were among the finalists at the New York State SkillsUSA state championship last week in Syracuse. Read More

Graduation, awards and recognition dates set for CTE

Awards and graduation season will soon be upon us. With that in mind, Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) is announcing now its end of year special occasion dates so that parents and relatives can mark their calendars now! Read More

Area healthcare providers to recruit at Capital Region
BOCES job fair on May 31

Licensed practical nurse (LPN) and certified nurse assistant/home health aide adult students at Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical Education (CTE) school will meet with potential employers on May 31 during the annual Capital Region BOCES Health Careers and Services Career Fair. Read More

Adult education classes are registering for the fall

Programs range from certified welder and heating, ventilation and air conditioning training to English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL). Capital Region BOCES is even available to provide training for local employers and organizations and to develop grant-funded courses. Read More

Niskayuna CTE student collects more than 120 afghans for the infirmed

Doing her clinical hours at the Albany County Nursing Home inspired a Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School student to go above and beyond.
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The public turns to CTE to be pampered for the day  

It was a packed house April 15 at the Schoharie campus of Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE), as area women lined up to take advantage of the weekly spa day sponsored by the cosmetology program.
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New Visions senior aims high — the presidency of the United States

New Visions: Law & Government senior Kyle Hurysz is unequivocal about what he wants to do with himself — become president of the United States.
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Dozens of Capital Region BOCES students earn honor, high honor designations

Dozens of Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical Education (CTE) Center students earned honor and high honor roll during the recently concluded third quarter of the 2015-16 school year.
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Guest speaker encourages students to undertake 'focused driving'

A survivor of a horrific crash caused by distracted driving spoke with more than 100 Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) students on April 18 at the Schoharie CTE campus.
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The Saratogian reports on New Visions teacher being appointed to state judiciary panel

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Female student seeks to change the face of diesel repair

Among the plethora of young men studying to become diesel mechanics at Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) you will find one noticeable exception — Victoria Carl.
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Students share their work-based experiences with educators from across the state

A trio of Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) students spoke to a packed-house of educators from across the state on April 8 sharing their experiences with work based learning.
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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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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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