Happy Career and Technical Education Month

Happy Career and Technical Education Month
Posted on 02/01/2024
This is the image for the news article titled Happy Career and Technical Education MonthDid you know February is Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month? Capital Region BOCES offers many career and technical education programs to juniors and seniors, providing students with unique learning opportunities. 

Capital Region BOCES offers students with all interests, talents and abilities the opportunity to purse traditional trades, licensed professions, and honors-level an college-level programs. 

Here's what a few current CTE students have to say:

"It's fun working with my friends and building this and bringing it from paper to reality. These are good skills to have no matter what you want to do."  Marc Becker, Building Trades

"When I was younger, I worked on cars all the time with my dad. I like working on cars and the sense of accomplishment in fixing something." Jaci VanWormer, Automotive Trades Technology

"I really like this project because we are testing our skills, and it will help me one day when I build my own house." Cal Jones, Building Trades

“This is a very realistic project and allows you to gain experience wiring a house.”  Alicia Gray, Electrical Trades

"The best part of going to BOCES is being able to build tiny homes and sheds." Zoey Ratoon, Building Trades

"I want to show young women that it is possible work in a male dominated field no matter how hard or difficult it is." Natalie Bartlett, Diesel Technology