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January 23, 2017
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 programs to
go on display Jan. 31

High school students interested in an in-depth, honors-level study program for their senior year are encouraged to attend a Jan. 31 open house at Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE).


High school students interested in an
in-depth, honors-level study program for their senior year are encouraged to attend a Jan. 31 open house at Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE).  Read More

Student project:
Make learning math fun

What do you get when you add cards, dice, student gamers, markers and paint? A lesson in math. Read More

Career and Technical Education Center to open its doors to potential students  

Students interested in the dozens of programs offered by the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical Center (CTE) are invited to attend an open house on Jan. 27 at the Albany CTE campus.  Read More

Internet applications students create brochure for skating competition  

Students in the Internet Application and Design program at Capital Region BOCES earned valuable work-based learning hours and experience creating a brochure for a regional skating show. Read More

CTE offers a litany of career options, pathways to success  

The approximately 40 programs CTE offers students can be divided among nine different career clusters. A career cluster is a group of jobs and industries that are related by skills or products. Read More

Adult finds his passion in cooking, turns to CTE 

Demetrios Fantroy is not a fan of school. But a stint in the Capital Region BOCES culinary program has turned his life around. Read More

New Visions students win 2017 'We The People' competition 

For the sixth time, students in the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) and Questar III New Visions: Law & Government program will compete at the state "We The People: The Citizen and the Constitution" competition. Read More

Water and fire don't mix, but working with them pays well! 

Everybody knows water and fire don't mix. But a pair of Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) students are betting their future that the combination will work out well for them.  Read More

Learn how to make a floral display with this new adult education course!   

Capital Region BOCES is offering a new six-week adult floral design course starting in February. Read More

Student pursues a 'shocking' career path that offers great reward   

Despite widespread attention being drawn to the need for skilled trades workers like electricians, it still is shocking to find a student attending a traditional school who says he or she wants to become electrician. Read More

Criminal justice students visit area college   

About two dozen aspiring law enforcers recently visited the Albany campus of  Bryant & Stratton College to learn how they could build on the career and technical school training at the college. Read More

Welding student from South Colonie honored with Schwarz Scholarship   

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

Forty-seven students graduate English as a New Language Program   

Forty-seven students from 10 different countries graduated from the Capital Region BOCES English as New Language (ENL) level one course during a ceremony on Wednesday.
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Canines puts bite into criminal justice learning for BOCES students  

It wasn't an ordinary Monday in the classroom for aspiring law enforcers at the Capital Region BOCES Schoharie campus. In fact, you could say a pair of visitors really put a bite into their educational learning and helped them sniff out new career opportunities. Read More

Students hit a home run with retail window displays

Albany is a long way from the catwalks of Paris and even the famous holiday window displays of Madidon Avenue in New York City, but Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School students are hitting a home run and scoring a touchdown with their latest assignments.

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Cosmetology learning goes high-tech at Capital Region BOCES CTE

Cosmetology took a high tech turn at Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) Monday as students were issued tablets to use throughout their two-years at CTE. Read More

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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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