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Capital Region Career & Technical School

 

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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BOCES provides crash course for Knolls Atomic Power Lab engineers, welders  

What's a couple of millimeters among friends? Well, if you are an engineer or a machinist working on a project, it could be the difference between success and failure.

 

Because that level of specificity is not always clear in design plans, engineers and others from the Knolls Atomic Power Lab (KAPL) took a crash course in machining — specifically milling — at Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School's (CTE) welding lab in the Mohonasen Center for Advanced Technology (CAT) Read More


Why CTE? Students say they want an advantage in college or even skills to pay for college 

From getting a jump-start on college to learning while working, students have a multitude of reasons for attending Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE). Read More


For this 2008 graduate, CTE led to the resort lifestyle 

In 2008, Maggie O'Mara was a fresh-faced graduate of Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) and the Guilderland Central School District. Read More


Business is 'blooming" at the Career and Technical Education floral shop  

More than 50 pre-orders and a steady stream of walk-in orders kept students in the Capital Region BOCES floral design program hopping and practicing skills on Valentine's Day.
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Capital Region BOCES New Visions students three-peat as state champions   

The Capital Region BOCES New Visions: Law and Government Program accomplished on Saturday what most sports teams can only dream of — three-peat as state champions!
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Water and fire don't mix, but working with them pays well!    

Everybody knows water and fire don't mix. But a pair of Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) students are betting their future that the combination will work out well for them. Read More


BOCES CTE students donate, collect 50 pints of blood    

More than 100 lives may have been saved as a result of a recent Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) blood drive. Read More


New York State Automobile Dealers Association turn to CTE students for feedback, new hires   

Looking to put students in the fast lane to new careers, members of the New York State Automobile Dealers Association (NYSADA) toured Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School on Wednesday, meeting with students, faculty and staff and talking about the future of the industry. Read More


Career and Tech students earn honors, high honors during second quarter   

Hundreds of Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical Education (CTE) Center students earned honor and high honor roll during the recently concluded second quarter of the 2016-17 school year. Read More


February is national Career and Technical Education month   

February is Career and Technical Education Month when school districts across the country celebrate programs designed to prepare students for the workforce or to further their education. Read More


Students get a second chance through HSE program    

Not every student makes it through high school. In fact, in New York, only 77 percent of students complete high school according to U.S. Department of Education statistics. Read More


Students honored for good citizenship    

Four Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School students were presented recently with "Good Citizen Awards." Read More


Forklift Operator Training Course to be offered in mid-February   

Adults looking to elevate their career prospects are encouraged to take the latest adult education course offering from Capital Region BOCES. Read More


New Visions Open House rescheduled to Feb. 15    

High school students interested in an in-depth, honors-level study program for their senior year are encouraged to attend a Feb. 15 open house at Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE). Read More


Schoharie Career and Technical Education Center draws 90 prospects 

Approximately 90 high school students from throughout the Schoharie region attended an open house at the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical Center (CTE) Schoharie campus on January 31. Read More


Welding torch in the morning, pom-poms in the evening

She once had her sights set on graduating early. Now, a senior in the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) welding program has her sights set on shattering stereotypes. Read More


Career and Technical Education Center opens its doors to potential students   

Dozens of area high school students and their families attended an open house at the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical Center (CTE) on January 27. Read More


Forklift Operator training course to be offered in mid-February    

Any adults looking to elevate their career prospects are encouraged to take the latest adult education course offering from Capital Region BOCES. BOCES will be offering in mid-February a Forklift Operator Training Course at the Mohonasen Center for Advanced Technology.
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Auto Body students to renovate a classic 1984 BMW   

For their latest project, Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) students will be restoring a car that is at least twice as old as they are. Read More


High school students become lifesavers 

For some students who attend Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE), the training they receive could some day help them save lives. Read More


Student project: Make learning math fun  

What do you get when you add cards, dice, student gamers, markers and paint? A lesson in math. Read More


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2016-17 school year archive, the 2015-16 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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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

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