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March 01, 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.


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Situation resolved
following CTE incident

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Area high school students to explore manufacturing industry 

High school students from around the Capital Region will tour area businesses in March and learn more about the future growth of the region's manufacturing sector. Read More

New Visions graduate praises
the program in a letter to
the editor of The Gazette 

Check out what the 2012 graduate had to say. Read More (PDF)

Students, faculty, staff
and administrators meet
with state lawmakers 

Armed with smiles, stiff hand shakes and a folder filled with information, two delegations of Capital Region BOCES students, faculty and staff took the hallowed halls of the state Capitol and Legislative Office Building on Wednesday to meet with state lawmakers. Read More

CTE offers a career
pathway — not just a career  

Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) student Chris Brumley is constructing a vice using a milling machine and other tools in the shop of the Alternative Energy & Advanced Construction Technology classroom. Read More

Capital Region BOCES CTE announces honor, high
rolls for second quarter

Dozens of Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical Education (CTE) Center students earned honor and high honor roll during the recently concluded second quarter.
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The Altamont Enterprise reports on the Capital Region
BOCES CTE New Visions
team state championship 

Check out the latest coverage of the team. Read More (PDF)

The Cobleskill Times-Journal reports on the New Visions state championship  

Check out the latest coverage of the team. Read More

Free Sterile Processing Technician class being offered by CTE 

With a new requirement for sterile processing technicians to be certified in New York state and the ever-growing concern of the global threat of diseases, sterile processing technicians find themselves in big demand.
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Fatal hospital-borne illness highlights need for Sterile Processing Techs   

The recent news from Southern California that a deadly bacteria was spread to patients through hospital equipment underscores the need for Sterile Processing Technicians — a job that Capital Region BOCES CTE prepares adult and high school students for.
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Schoharie campus takes delivery of skid-steer  

With heavy equipment operators in high demand, the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical Education (CTE) school recently took delivery of a new piece of heavy equipment for its Commercial Construction/Heavy Equipment program.
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The Troy Record reports on the Capital Region BOCES CTE New Visions team state championship 

With the win, the team advanced to nationals.
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New Visions open houses draw crowds 

Approximately 50 students interested in the challenging New Visions programs offered by Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) visited a series of recent open houses.
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The Times Union reports on regional automotive winners at CTE

Duo from  Bethlehem, Scotia-Glenville take second place in competition.

High school students help build a home for families of the ill and infirmed 

Area high school students are learning while also providing aid to families of the ill and infirmed.
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The Gazette reports on the state championship team

Follow the link below to a PDF of the article.
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Potential students tour CTE

Prospective students from across the Capital Region are getting a feel — sometimes literally — for life at Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical Education Center.
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CTE students: Conquering one bald scalp at a time

I awoke that fateful Tuesday with all of the excitement and anticipation of a five-year-old on Christmas morning. As I drove the hour-long commute to work, the anticipation was palpable.
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Statewide publication runs photo of students helping Hospice volunteers

Scroll down to the see the photo of the Cohoes student educating a volunteer.
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Cosmetology students win competition to represent CTE at regional event

Students from Shenendehowa and Schenectady will represent the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical Education Center (CTE) Cosmetology program at the regional SkillsUSA competition next month after winning CTE-based competitions.
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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.


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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