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July 30, 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.

 

Please take note: The first day of classes at CTE is Sept. 9. 

 

News, articles & more

Middle skills training
lead to 'silver collar' jobs

Lost in the national push of students towards four-year college degrees is the value - literally and physically - of a well-trained workforce.
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Grad Profile: Cohoes student
eyes college, family business 

Class of 2015 Career and Technical Education (CTE) school student James Doherty has a plan to take over the family business and now he has the tools to do so. Read More


Distance learning for non-native English speakers offered at BOCES

A distance learning program (ESH) is offered to non-native English speakers who want to improve their English.
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Grad Profile: Bethlehem student finds key to family business at CTE

Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) student Dylan Busch knew what he wanted to do when he graduated high school, but needed a boost. Read More


Capital Region BOCES students prepare for annual fashion show

Area youth will showcase the latest in fashion designs at Colonie Center on Sept. 12 thanks to the efforts of Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical Education (CTE) students. 
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Capital Region BOCES CTE to offer a forklift training class  

Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School is offering a Forklift Operator Training class on Sept. 26. Read More


Welding students aim to breakdown stereotypes

The welding industry is hoping to ignite a passion for welding among women and Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) is more than happy to help stoke that flame.
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CTE teacher wins Coxsackie 'chopped' challenge 

Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School teacher Chef Paul Rother brought home the gold during a competition Wednesday in Coxsackie.  Read More


Adult welders seek state certification at Capital Region BOCES CTE     

With welders in hot demand and state-certified welders an even greater need, eight Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) students recently completed the New York State Department of Transportation (DOT) certification exam at CTE. Read More


Automotive students earn state certifications    

One hundred percent of Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) automotive students earned their state certifications during the final days of school. Read More


Grad Profile: Schalmont grad credits CTE with teaching her 'everything'     

Teyana Harres has a plan to cut for class in the fall. Read More


CTE students, faculty make a showing at 'Pig Out'    

It may be the middle of summer, but that doesn't stop Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) chef Paul Dolan from passing on a lesson to students. Read More


Video celebrates a year of success for Schoharie CTE SkillsUSA chapter    

Schoharie CTE teacher Matt Millard created a video celebrating the campus' SkillsUSA chapter, most notably the successes of students competing in the 2015 SkillsUSA local, regional and state competitions. Read More


New Visions: Law and Government students top
national academic standards    

When they graduated high school last month, the entire Capital Region BOCES and Questar III New Visions: Law & Government class was "highly qualified" for college according to a national exam. Read More


Cosmetology students revel in required summer classes    

For most, attending summer school is seen as a punishment for not doing well enough to pass a class or classes during the summer. But for aspiring cosmetologists, summer school is a requirement. Read More


Grad Profile: Schoharie student bakes up a future in college 

Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) culinary student Victoria Mueller has a passion for pastries. Read More


Career and Technical School communications efforts win national awards   

Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) won two national awards for its communications efforts during the 2014-15 school year, school officials announced this week.
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Free English as a Second Language classes offered  

Capital Region BOCES is offering several opportunities for adults who want to learn to speak English.
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Grad Profile: HVAC/R student finds employment market hot for CTE  

When Ryan Rafferty graduated from Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) and Guilderland High School last month, he had something only about half of the recent college graduates in the United States population had — a job in his chosen career field.
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Albany Hilton hosts CTE students on educational tour  

In the closing days of the school year, students from the culinary arts classes were hosted by the Albany Hilton on Lodge Street. The students were welcomed by the General Manager John D'Adamo who poke to them about the importance of programs such as the one they are enrolled in at BOCES. Read More


Daily Gazette reports on the BOCES grant generating gifts to Jack's Place 

Follow the link to the Gazette website. Read More


Experts wax poetic about waxing finances 

Two experts in body waxing ripped the covers off the industry and waxed poetic about the financial windfall that can be found in the industry. Read More


In-coming high school nursing assistant students, their parents to meet

In-coming certified nursing assistant students in the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) program and their parents are encouraged to attend one of three information sessions scheduled for this summer. Read More


Your Niskayuna reports on the BOCES
grant generating additional gifts to Jack's Place

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


State films video at Career and Technical School

Nail technicians and salon owners viewing the latest informational video from the New York State Department of Health and Department of Labor will be peering into a Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) classroom. Read More


A message in a massage

A expert from Mildred Elley spent a recent morning showing massage therapy techniques to aspiring cosmetologists at Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School. Read More


Free English as a Second Language classes offered

Capital Region BOCES is offering several opportunities for adults who want to learn to speak English. The classes are offered free of charge. Read More


Principal restructuring approved by Board of Education

A slate of administrative changes in both the Career and Technical and Special Education divisions was approved by the Capital Region BOCES board of education at a special meeting on Monday, June 29. The changes involve a restructuring of administrative duties at CTE and filling the positions of two principals in the special education division - one who is retiring, and one who has been an interim.
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Journalism students report on life, news and more

Armed with cameras, video cameras, paper and pen, a trio of aspiring journalists descended on a Schenectady home recently to report on the latest headlines. Read More


Professional development is a moooo-ving experience

Capital Region BOCES teaching assistants (TAs) spent a day learning about the programs offered at SUNY Cobleskill so that they can better guide and provide insight to Career and Technical School (CTE) students. Read More


Electrical students learn by fixing items on campus

Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) students learn by doing on campus. The hands-on learning that is a natural component of a career and technical education extends to repairs of equipment that malfunctions on campus.
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Knolls Atomic Power Lab engineers learn at Capital Region BOCES       

Engineers from the Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory (KAPL) completed this week a crash course in welding and machining taught by faculty members at the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE). Read More


Guest educator, CTE graduate returns
to share
knowledge with cosmo students    

Nine years removed from the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School, a CTE graduate returned to the cosmetology classroom on Monday to talk careers, customers and curls. Read More


BOCES grant for Jack's Place draws other major donations       

The Capital Region BOCES Board of Education recently honored students in the New Visions: Law and Government class for bringing home a state championship. Read More


Board of Education honors New Visions state champions     

The Capital Region BOCES Board of Education recently honored students in the New Visions: Law and Government class for bringing home a state championship. Read More


Grad Profile: Fashion grad heading to Kent State    

Scotia-Gleville senior Brianna Tejada sees her future in the pages of Vogue, Cosmopolitan or another magazine of their like thanks to her time at Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE). Read More



More news can be found here:

2015-16 school year archive, 2014-15 school year archive  or here.

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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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