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December 19, 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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business & education leaders talk workforce development

Well-paying careers without massive college debt.

That is what a number of the region's top employers say they are offering high school students willing to learn the skills necessary to succeed. Read more 

Six CTE welding students earn lucrative state certifications

Two Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) high school students and four adult students recently passed state Department of Transportation exams, qualifying them to work on lucrative projects at a time when welders are in high demand. Read more 

Business, college and school leaders to discuss workforce development

The Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical Education Center is hosting a discussion Thursday on how schools can better prepare students for college and the workplace. Read more 

CTE culinary students cook-up holiday spirit

Santa paid a visit to the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) on Saturday, bringing joy to youth from around the region. Read more 

Floral students share expertise on WNYT morning show

Students and faculty from the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School Floral Program shared their floral expertise Saturday on the Weekend Today program on WNYT Channel 13. Read more 

Constructing a future one shingle at a time 

Students in the Commercial Construction/Heavy Equipment program at the Schoharie campus of Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) are learning by doing — literally. Read more 

Global fashion students shop to learn in NYC 

For some a day spent shopping in New York City may sound grueling, for others the day is more enticing than a trip to Disney World. Read more 

Free high school equivalency classes offered  

The Capital Region BOCES Adult Education program offers a myriad of options for adults looking to earn their High School Equivalency diploma (previously known as GED).
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Students collect toys for the less fortunate  

Who else should take on the task of toy collection than a school counselor with the last name of Toy?
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One man's waste is a program's treasure trove  

According to an old adage, one man's junk is another man's treasurer. In the case of the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE), one company's waste is treasure trove of supplies for learning.
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Floral students, faculty to share expertise on TV  

Students and faculty from the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School Floral Program will share their floral expertise Saturday on the Weekend Today program on WNYT Channel 13.
Read more 

CTE New Visions graduate is a rising political star in NYC  

A 2004 graduate of the New Visions Law and Government program is a rising star in the New York City political scene.
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HVAC/R technician demand is heating up   

Looking for an industry with job growth that is expected to exceed the national average by 21 percent? How about a job with a median average salary two years ago of $43,640 and which is only going higher as the job demand increases?
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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

You may view the report by clicking here.

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