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October 01, 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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A part-time evening adult nursing class to launch in November  

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

Anyone interested in a career with a promising future is encouraged to register now for the upcoming Adult Practical Nursing Program class that starts in November at the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical Education School. Read More

The Times Union runs a front page
article on the new CAT building, Mohonasen-CTE partcership  

Follow the link to the newspaper's website. Read More

Criminal justice students get physical thanks to National Guard  

With a drill sergeant barking "attention" and "about face," you might excuse criminal justice students at the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) Schoharie campus if they thought for a split moment on Wednesday they were in boot camp. Read More

CTE student, chef serve up charity during fundraiser   

Help “plate” 2,400 servings of food in six hours.

That was the task put before Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) senior Vanessa Liegeot and CTE teacher Chef Paul Rother as they worked alongside culinary experts from across the region at the annual Regional Food Bank’s Chefs & Vintners’ Harvest Dinner. .
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BOCES to offer High School Equivalency testing in Schoharie County   

Anyone interested in obtaining a High School Equivalency (HSE) diploma can start the process during two upcoming sessions scheduled for the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) Schoharie campus.
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Juniors ignite a passion for the first time in the CTE welding lab at Mohonasen CAT facility   

Juniors in the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) welding program tried their hand at welding for the first time Thursday in the new state-of-the-art welding lab at the Mohonasen Center for Advanced Technology (CAT) in Rotterdam.
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1977 adult nursing graduate — one of a family of three — returns, praises BOCES   

In 1975, Lorelei Haggart was a recent high school graduate working in the cafeteria of Child’s Hospital in Albany when her mother — a housewife who always dreamt of being a nurse herself – enrolled her in the Capital Region BOCES part-time adult practical nursing program. Read More

Fall open houses announced  

Parents and the community are invited to see what the Capital Region BOCES Career & Technical School (CTE) has to offer learners of all ages and talents at a trio of fall open houses.

Open houses will be conducted at the Albany and Schoharie campuses, as well as The Mohonasen Center for Advanced Technology starting in late September.
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Students, faculty to take part in Back to School Expo on Saturday 

Faculty and students from the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) will join their counterparts from other area educational institutions and related businesses at the annual Back to School Expo Saturday in Albany. Read More

Culinary grads compete, earn accolades in college  

Just a couple of weeks into their college careers, a pair of Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) culinary graduates have cooked up success. Read More

There's still time to register for these BOCES Adult Ed courses    

There is still time to register for two adult education courses that Capital Region BOCES will be offering later this year, as well as two that started this week. Read More

Graduates offer insight into the value of a CTE education    

Whether or not to pursue a career in technical education is always a tough topic for students and parents alike. Read More

WNYT, CBS6, WTEN and more report on New Visions: Law & Government 9/11 museum lesson    

Follow the link to the media page to see all of the coverge of the Sept. 9 lesson at the New York State Museum. Read More

With State Ed commissioner taking part, students reflect on 9/11 terrorist attacks   

Fifteen years—nearly their entire lifetime—have passed since the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, yet for students in the Capital Region BOCES New Visions: Law & Government class, the attacks are as relevant today as they were 15 years ago. Read More

As school opens, these 1,000 students look to earn marketable skills for the future  

About 1,000 high school students from across the Capital Region entered the world of automotive repair, computer networking hair styling and nursing – to name just a few occupations – as they returned to school this week and started training for life outside of high school. Read More

Many new faces welcome Capital Region BOCES CTE students this year  

Many new faces welcomed on Wednesday the more than 1,000 Capital Region high school students attending the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical Schools (CTE) in Albany, Schoharie and Mohonasen. Read More

Students to mark 9/11 with essays, reflections at New York State Museum 

In commemoration of the 15th anniversary of the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, area high school students will gather at the New York State Museum to reflect on the terrorist attack on the nation on Friday, September 9. Read More

Area woman honors cousin with a donation to Capital Region BOCES CTE 

A Capital Region woman is keeping the memory of her cousin who was killed in the Vietnam Conflict alive with a donation to Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE). Read More

Capital Region BOCES CTE launches new health careers courses 

With the aging of the Baby Boomer generation, demand has skyrocketed for workers in the healthcare industry. Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School is doing it's part to prepare students for careers in the industry, introducing a new course for the 2016-17 school year and planning another new course for the 2017-18 school year.

Both courses will give students the option to be certified for careers in the industry or have a basis for further education in the field. Read More

More news can be found here:

2016-17 school year archive, the 2015-16 school year archive or here.

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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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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.


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