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September 23, 2014
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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Global fashion students, instructor offer expert advice on WNYT morning show

Who better to turn to for advice on the latest fashion trends than a Global Fashion instructor from Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) and a group of students? That's just what WNYT's Morning Today show did on Sunday, when Judi Hicks and students from her Global Fashion course appeared in a four-minute segment on the Albany NBC affiliate.
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Students, faculty extoll the
virtues of STEM & CTE
at Back to School Expo

Faculty and students from the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) showed there is a whole lot of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) involved in learning at BOCES during the annual Back to School Expo Saturday in Albany. Read more  

CTE instructor Heather Bigelow receives WMHT
‘Champion of Education' honor

Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) instructor Heather Bigelow was honored as a "Champion of Education" on Sept. 16 at WMHT.
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Adult nursing program starts in November, student slots still available

Adults looking to change careers or enter the exciting field of medicine can do so through the upcoming Adult Practical Nursing Program session starting in November at the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical Education School.
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Open for learning .... and charity

Students in the Retail and Office Management Program at the Albany Campus of the Career and Technical School (CTE) recently opened to a packed house the Campus Store for the 2014-15 school year.
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Fashion students, teacher to appear on WNYT this Sunday

Representatives of the Global Fashion Program will serve as experts on the latest fashion trends for Capital Region news viewers this weekend.
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BOCES CTE, Mohonasen, Schenectady to partner for Manufacturing Week

Capital Region BOCES CTE is once again proud to take part in Schenectady’s Manufacturing Week.
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Information for parents and students on Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) 

As you may be aware from recent media coverage, several states in the Midwest reported clusters of a respiratory illness known as Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) affecting children and others over the last few weeks; more recently, cases of EV-D68 have been confirmed in New York. Capital Region BOCES is providing information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the New York State Department of Health (DOH) to help parents and community members become better informed about the illness and to help prevent the spread of the illness.
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STEM Expo commercial featuring CTE student, Dr. Dedrick now airing

A commercial promoting the connection between science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and the Career and Technical School is now airing on WNYT Channel 13. The piece, which features District Superintendent Dr. Charles Dedrick and CTE student Jarrett Carlone, also promotes a Back to  School STEM Expo that takes place Sept. 20.
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Media Coverage of 9/11 lesson; Commissioner King visit

Follow the link below to a round-up of the media coverage of the event.
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Ed Commissioner joins students for 9/11 reflections at state exhibit

New York State Education Commissioner John King joined Capital Region BOCES New Visions students Thursday at the state museum, where the students gathered to reflect on the 9/11 terrorist attacks and the impact they had on the world.
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Navy sailor returns to CTE, credits CTE with giving him 'drive' to succeed

While home on leave from the U.S. Navy, one of things 2012 Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School graduate Brandon Day wanted to do was see some familiar faces back at CTE.
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New Visions students meet city councilman, grad of New Visions program

Students in the Capital Region BOCES New Visions Law & Government class recently met with an Albany City lawmaker who shares a common connection with them — eight years ago he was also a student in the program.
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