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October 08, 2015
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.


News, articles & more

High school students to tour key manufacturer in the region   

Get your hair styled, nails
done, face 'facialized' —
all while fighting cancer 

Capital Region BOCES admin, CTE student join in manufacturing week launch   

Learn to be a CNA or home health aide through Capital Region BOCES' adult health program   

New enews launches: Career & Tech Update to provide news and info to all   


Graduate returns, praises edge CTE gave him over college classmates   

Tour of BOCES sparked an interest in electricity for this future female electrician   

Students issue tickets
to their future
careers at CTE  

Fashion students make the professional connection of a lifetime thanks to CTE 

Fashion duo tapped to work show thanks to CTE connections 

Capital Region BOCES to be a part of Manufacturing Week 

The Times Union runs a photo of the global fashion production 

Capital Region BOCES offers a part-time evening adult nursing class 

From job training to college prep, CTE cite reasons for attending BOCES programs  

Students, faculty from CTE, TVHS and ESS take part in Back to School Expo 

Albany councilman, a New Visions Grad, sheds light on life 

Students try their hand on a simulator
before learning to dig for an education 

Channel 10 reports on nursing assistants preparing for a certification exam 

Students, faculty to take part in Back to School Expo on Saturday 

For this nurse, CTE provided an education,
job and now a career as a teacher 

Mall fashion show highlights CTE student style, knowledge 

Area media coverage of the New Visions 9/11 lesson at the
New York State Museum 

Students reflect on terrorist attacks in the shadows of 9/11 artifacts 

The Times Union runs a photo of a CTE teacher and his daughter getting his classroom prepared 

Capital Region BOCES annual fashion show is Saturday

Check out this ABC 10 segment on a new teacher and his program at CTE

Students start year preparing for college and career at CTE

Several new faces greet students at CTE

When does that program meet? Here is your answer

Fall open houses announced

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Parents and student safety information

Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School will conduct lockout, lockdown, and shelter in place drills this year as required by the New York State Department of Education.
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Students to mark 9/11 with essays, reflections at New York State Museum

On the 14th anniversary of the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, high school seniors in the New Visions: Law & Government class will discuss the impact of the terrorst attacks while surrounded by artifacts in the New York State Museum's "The World Trade Center: Rescue Recovery Response" exhibition.
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Middletown paper promotes adult education offerings

Follow the link to the Times Journal website. Read More

Teaching job skills includes a clear connection on appropriate cell phone usage  

When you are waiting for your mechanic to finish your car, you don't want to see him or her carry on a 15-minute conversation on a cell phone.

Likewise, a welder under deadline to complete a job who is making $40-an-hour can't stop working to carry on a half-hour texting conversation. Read More

Nursing grad credits BOCES with her success, being a 'family'   

"When you go to BOCES you feel like a family not part of an institution."

So said Colleen Rose Tarrats, a 2015 graduate of the adult nursing program at Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School who passed the national certification exam this summer and is starting a career as an LPN now. Read More

For this new teacher, BOCES  is about life coming 'full circle'   

In 1991 and 1992, Chris Shader learned the art of painting and repairing cars damaged in auto accidents from Dan Bush, then a fairly new teacher at Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (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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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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