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BOCES Students Rise Against Hunger

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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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CTE Practice Interviews

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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

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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

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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 BOCES Hosts Visitors From Hong Kong Education Bureau

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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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Updates to Computer Technology Curriculum

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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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Previous Students of the Year Join CTE Faculty

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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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National Board Certification Info Workshop

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Created by teachers, for teachers, National Board Certification is the profession’s mark of accomplished teaching. As a National Board Certified Teacher, you will join the ranks of the nation’s most accomplished teachers who help students develop the necessary skills to thrive in school, in the workplace and in the 21st century global economy! Let us […]

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Dr. Larry Brendtro Speaks to TST BOCES Staff

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Influential educator and author Larry Brendtro, Ph.D. was the keynote speaker at the TST BOCES superintendent’s conference day kicking off the 2018-2019 school year. Dr. Brendtro was instrumental in the development and circulation of the Circle of Courage model, which is used as a guiding principle at TST BOCES in Smith School. The Circle of […]