Career and Tech News

Below is a list of the most recent news and events for the Career and Technology programs located at TST BOCES.


RAS Middle School Students Get a Taste of Career and Tech Classes

Six RAS students in eighth grade are participating in the Junior Career and Tech (JCAT) program to experience some CTE classes firsthand. Every other week, on Wednesday morning, the RAS students work with the second-year CTE students to learn some of the skills taught in those classes. This year, students visit the welding, outdoor power […]

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TST Tribune January 2018

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TST BOCES Faculty Participate in Whole Life Challenge

Starting January 20, 2018 participating TST BOCES staff members will compete in the Whole Life Challenge to encourage a healthier lifestyle. The Whole Life Challenge is broken down into seven categories, called “habits,” such as nutrition, exercise, sleep and well-being. Participants set goals according to their lifestyles and earn points daily for each habit they […]

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TST Tribune December 2017

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Career and Tech Classes Collaborate on Project for Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office

Welding and Auto Body classes at TST BOCES worked together to complete a project for the Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office. The Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office contacted TST BOCES Career and Technical Education (CTE) to see if they would be able to help fix a set of steel steps attached to a van used to transport […]

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TST BOCES Recognized at Town-Gown Award Ceremony

TST BOCES was recognized for its partnerships with Cornell University, Ithaca College and Tompkins Cortland Community College (TC3) at the seventh annual Town-Gown (TOGO) Awards ceremony December 2, 2017. The TOGO Awards are hosted by Cornell to highlight the important relationships between the community of Ithaca and the institutions of higher learning found in the […]

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TST Tribune November 2017

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CTE’s Heavy Equipment Class Visits Town of Groton Gravel Yard

The CTE program’s Heavy Equipment class had an exciting chance for some hands-on learning at the gravel yard owned and operated by Groton Town Highway Department. After taking the bus from the TST BOCES campus to the gravel yard in Groton, students were greeted by Groton Highway Superintendent Rick Case and equipment manager Luke Kniskern. […]

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TST BOCES Offers “Techapalooza” Summer Camps

This summer, the Career and Technical Education Center at TST BOCES is hosting Techapalooza, a series of summer camp programs available for area students between grades 6 and 8. Featuring seven different camps, participants get hands-on learning opportunities in a variety of fields. Techapalooza Summer Camps are a chance for younger students to develop new […]

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TST Tribune July 2017

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New CTE Course Sports Conditioning & Exercise Science Open House June 1

CTE will be hosting an open house June 1 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. for their new career and technical education program Sports Conditioning & Exercise Science. This new CTE course will provide students with a foundation to pursue post-secondary degrees and professional certifications in the athletic and health-related fields. The course will explore […]

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TST BOCES 24th Annual Car Show This Weekend

Career and Tech students and staff are hosting the 24th annual TST BOCES Car Show this weekend. Sunday, May 21 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Career and Tech Campus, 555 Warren Road, Ithaca, NY 14850 Admission: $2 donation per person OR $5 donation per car load Judging will begin at 12 p.m. with trophies […]

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TST Tribune May 2017

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TST BOCES Career and Technical Education introduces Exercise Science Program

TST BOCES is excited to be offering a new educational opportunity for the 2017-2018 school year as the Career and Tech Center introduces the Exercise Science program. This new program is open to students entering their junior or senior year of high school, and would be a great choice for any students interested in pursuing […]

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CTE Students Working to Restore Vintage Pickup Truck

Career and Technical Education students in the Auto Body class at TST BOCES have been given the exciting opportunity to take part in the restoration of a vintage 1946 Chevy pickup truck. The truck belongs to Buzz and Linda Padgett. Linda was a member of the board of education at TST BOCES from 1993-2013 and […]

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