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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 […]

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World of Work Students Complete Project for Esty Street Garden

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Students in the TST BOCES Career and Technical Education program World of Work recently built two wheelchair-accessible planters for the Esty Street Garden. Holly Payne, coordinator of community programs at GreenStar, reached out to the World of Work program’s Outdoor Recreation Services class instructor Mike Iannello to see if his class would be interested in […]

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Heavy Equipment Rodeo

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The TST BOCES Career and Technical Education (CTE) Heavy Equipment program traveled to Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES Friday, May 4 to participate in the tenth annual Heavy Equipment Rodeo. The event is made up of a variety of challenges designed to test the students’ ability with the machinery that they practice operating in class. TST BOCES students […]

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TST BOCES 25th Annual Car Show

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Career and Tech students and staff are hosting the 25th annual TST BOCES Car Show this weekend! Sunday, May 20 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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Students Visit QCountry 103.7 to Promote Goat Yoga

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Two TST BOCES students visited local radio station QCountry 103.7 to promote an upcoming goat yoga event, to be hosted by TST BOCES New Visions and CTE FFA chapters. Molly Arnold (CTE Animal Science) and Kelsey Murdock (New Visions, Life Sciences) brought a couple goats along to the studio with them. There will be two […]

Goat Yoga at TST BOCES

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TST BOCES New Visions and CTE FFA chapters are hosting goat yoga! There will be two sessions with instructor LeighAnne Bennett on Thursday April 19. The cost is $20 per person and participants are responsible to bring their own yoga mats. Spots are limited so sign up today! Click the link to sign up: https://goo.gl/uRi6tT […]

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

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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 BOCES Faculty Participate in Whole Life Challenge

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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 […]