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.


TST Tribune July 2019 Graduation Edition

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Auto Body Program Receives Equipment from Maguire

The Maguire Family of Dealerships has donated a complete paint mixing station to the TST BOCES Auto Body program. The AkzoNobel paint system allows students in the Career and Tech Auto Body class to measure and mix paints to produce exact colors for the projects they work on in the shop. This top of the […]

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TST BOCES Homestead Garden

A number of programs across TST BOCES are working together to revitalize an area behind Smith School by creating a Homestead Garden. The garden was established several years ago but has been largely left untended and become overgrown. Smith School classroom aide Lisa Eccleston helped organize a homestead garden committee open to all of TST […]

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26th Annual TST BOCES Car Show

The 26th Annual TST BOCES Car Show will take place Sunday, May 19 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Admission is $2 per person or $5 per car load, parking is available on campus. Judging will start at 12 p.m. on the 20 classes of cars. Food and beverages will be prepared and served by […]

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BOCES Students Rise Against Hunger

Career & Technical Education (CTE) students volunteered to pack over 10,000 meals for the international relief organization Rise Against Hunger. The opportunity was organized by two students in the New Visions Life Sciences program, housed at Cornell University. Holly Kalousdian and Ryleigh Scales came up with the idea to organize a food packing activity and, […]

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TST Tribune April 2019

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CTE Practice Interviews

Career and Technical Education (CTE) students will be more prepared to successfully enter the workforce after taking part in practice interviews. This year approximately 50 students from a variety of CTE classes were interviewed by real employers relevant to their fields of study. The programs involved were Automotive Technology, Computer Technology/Cybersecurity, Digital Media Technology, Early […]

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Digital Media Students Complete Projects for Clients

Students in the Career and Technical Education Digital Media program have been getting hands-on experience by taking on a number of projects for real-world clients. The projects involve a variety of disciplines taught in the program, including graphic design, web design, video production or 3D modeling. The clients include local businesses or organizations as well […]

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Sports Conditioning and Exercise Science Program Evolves

The Career and Technical Education (CTE) program Sports Conditioning and Exercise Science, now in its second year, continues to develop its curriculum to provide a unique educational opportunity for students in the region. Instructor Christine Becraft is expanding the course to represent the full breadth of the field and expose students to possible careers in […]

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TST Tribune January 2019

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TST BOCES Hosts Visitors From Hong Kong Education Bureau

Two representatives of the Hong Kong Education Bureau recently toured TST BOCES to learn about different ways TST BOCES provides education and career preparation for students with intellectual disabilities. Bell Ng and Theresa Wong visited TST BOCES’ campus to talk to administrators and teachers from a variety of exceptional education and career and technical education […]

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TST Tribune December 2018

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Updates to Computer Technology Curriculum

The Career and Technical Education Computer Technology program has updated its curriculum to place a greater emphasis on cybersecurity-related careers. This new focus is driven by critical shortages in the technology workplace and the federal government. The field of cybersecurity is growing in importance and this skill set is in increasingly high demand. The new […]

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TST Tribune October 2018

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Previous Students of the Year Join CTE Faculty

This year, two new teacher aides in Career and Technical Education programs are themselves CTE alumnae who both received the “Student of the Year” award upon graduation. Deanna Day was a student in the Criminal Justice program from the Dryden Central School District. She graduated from high school and completed her CTE program in 2016, […]

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