Leaders in the early childhood education profession spent November 9 immersed in professional development during the Mid-Hudson Leadership Day, held at the Chateau in Kingston.
Time spent in the Career & Technical Center's Aviation program helped chart Katja Jourdan's course in the aviation industry, where she has landed her dream job as a captain for Trans States Airlines.
Pride and pomp was the theme during the Ulster BOCES High School Equivalency (HSE) graduation, held on Tuesday, October 24.
Ulster BOCES Instructional Services hosted Tech Fest 2017 on Oct. 24, an event which showcased the benefits of technology in the classroom.
For the last 18 years, Chef Victor Arnao has taught Ulster BOCES Culinary Arts students the fine art of cooking, impacting hundreds and hundreds of students.
Ulster BOCES is proud to co-sponsor of Mid-Hudson Valley Leadership Day, an event dedicated to educating and rejuvenating experienced early childhood professionals.
Students in the Ulster BOCES Culinary Arts program baked biscuits for dogs that have been transported from shelters in Texas to the Ulster County SPCA due to Hurricane Harvey.
Ulster BOCES means different things to different people. For Brooke Michaels, Ulster BOCES was a way for her to share her passion and creativity with others and turn those talents into a successful business venture.
The Ulster BOCES Board of Education elected a new president and vice president during its annual organization meeting on July 12. Four members were also sworn in to their newly elected three-year terms
Richard Karl Meng-Haviland, who has been teaching science at Hudson Valley Pathways Academy for three years, traveled his own rough road to success, an experience that gave him deep empathy and compassion for his students.
After completing a rigorous, nationally accredited Surgical Technologist program at the Ulster BOCES Adult Career Education Center, 18 graduates attended a commencement ceremony on Thursday, June 15.
The Ulster BOCES Career & Technical Center honored 410 students during its Achievement Award Ceremony, held at SUNY New Paltz on Tuesday, June 13.
Ulster BOCES Hudson Valley Pathways Academy students presented their final projects for the year to an audience of educators, industry leaders, and family members on June 7 at SUNY Ulster's satellite campus in Kingston.
Students at the Hudson Valley Pathways Academy recently hosted about 50 local and state officials, as well as business and industry leaders.
The Hudson Valley Pathways Academy was recognized for their support of the manufacturing industry during the Council of Industry's Manufacturing Champions Awards Breakfast held on May 12.
Three Ulster BOCES students were among the 27 of Ulster County's best and brightest students who were recognized for their academic achievements during the third annual Scholastic Achievement Breakfast.
Ten local advocates of public education were honored recently by the Ulster County School Boards Association for their tireless commitment to education.
Ulster BOCES helped set Molly Sue Morningstar and Kyle Tokle on a path leading to rewarding positions in the automotive industry, as well as towards finding each other.
After more than 50 years in the electrical field, including nearly a quarter of a century lighting the spark of learning for his students at Ulster BOCES, teacher Gary Goodstal is going to give retirement a try...for the second time.
Ulster BOCES helped Emily Laubach turn her passion for making people feel beautiful into a flourishing career. Emily says the two years she spent at Ulster BOCES put her on the fast track to becoming a young entrepreneur.
For Kristen Jacobsen, Ulster BOCES was an important step on the path to her current specialty area in the field of medicine.
For the second year in a row, a team of Ulster BOCES Culinary Arts students have been named New York State ProStart champions.
Earl Fredrick, a graduate of the Ulster BOCES Culinary Arts program and Ellenville High School, recently visited his former classroom to share his expertise and lead a food preparation demonstration.
It's not every day that high school students create a sweet treat that is bound for the International Space Station —but students in the Ulster BOCES Culinary Arts program managed to do just that.
Students in five area school districts now have a cool new "friend" to interact with in their classroom project-based STEM activities. Educators from across the region recently participated in a Robot Make and Take activity hosted by Ulster BOCES Model Schools.
Congratulations to the Ulster BOCES Career & Technical Center students who proved their cutting-edge skills in timed trade and leadership contests during the 2017 SkillsUSA State Conference held in Syracuse on April 28.
Students were recognized for academic achievement, commitment, and exemplifying exceptional qualities during the National Technical Honor Society Induction.
Sponsored by the Mid-Hudson Leadership Institute at Ulster BOCES Instructional Services, "Poverty: Breaking the Silence" brought together more than 50 school administrators from three counties for an interactive and immersive experience in the challenges of living at or below the poverty line.
A team of Ulster BOCES Pre-University/New Visions Advanced Robotics and Health students shared the progress on designing and manufacturing of a robotic therapy device to aid stroke and traumatic brain injury patients suffering from hand paralysis.
Ulster BOCES helped John Livermore take his penchant for cooking and turn it into a rewarding career that led to him to becoming a successful small business owner.
The Ulster BOCES Hudson Valley Pathways Academy (P-Tech) and the Career & Technical Education Center were among several schools from across the region to participate in National Manufacturing Day on Friday, October 7.
Electrical Construction & Maintenance students, along with students from the HVAC and Cisco programs, recently learned how high tech is becoming more affordable and more popular in both homes and businesses.
Time and time again, Ulster BOCES Career & Technical Center Graphic & Visual Arts instructor Sally Lord has proven that she is a dedicated professional who is willing to go above and beyond for her students.
Members of the Port Ewen Fire Department recently held a Fire Safety Day at the Center for Special Education at Ulster BOCES. They reminded students to plan an escape route, to never play with matches, and to change the batteries in their smoke detectors.
William Joiner, a program specialist from NASA's International Space Station (ISS) Program, recently paid a visit to Ulster BOCES to speak with Culinary, Aviation, and New Visions: Advanced Robotics & Engineering students about how they can get involved in cooking, designing, and manufacturing items for the astronauts residing on the space station.
Ulster BOCES Aviation student Ezra Finn of Rondout Valley High School has become the first student of the 2016-2017 school year to embark upon his much-anticipated solo flight.
Educators from 19 school districts in four counties spent November 7 engaged in rich learning experiences at the Ulster BOCES campus in New Paltz.
A team of four Ulster BOCES Advanced Robotics & Engineering student have earned a championship trophy at the 2016 New York Tech Valley Robot Rumble Off-Season robotics competition.
Ulster BOCES provided Glenn Wiacek with the spark that led to a rewarding career in welding and machining, and now he has brought his skills and passion back to the Ulster BOCES Career & Technical Center to inspire a new generation of students.
Ulster BOCES Custom Robotics Design & Manufacturing students designed and machined seven plaques honoring the lives of children who have lost their battle with childhood cancers.
Three 16-year-old high school students enrolled in Ulster BOCES Hudson Valley Pathways Academy (HVPA) have begun taking college courses at the SUNY Ulster satellite campus in Kingston.
Kelly Czermerys always knew she wanted to teach science, but when she was hired as a Science instructor for the Ulster BOCES Center for Special Education, she realized her true passion went much deeper.
Eight Ulster BOCES students from five local school districts came in first, second, and third place during career-specific competitions at the SkillsUSA regional competition.
Students in the Ulster BOCES Pre-University/New Visions Advanced Robotics & Engineering and Custom Robotics Design & Manufacturing programs got the chance to add their signatures to a storage locker that is destined for the International Space Station.
Students from Ellenville Middle School and the Kingston City School District's John F. Kennedy Elementary School visited the Ulster BOCES Career & Technical Center to learn about the different career paths currently offered to high school students interested in getting a head start on their future professions.
The New York State Education Department has named Ulster BOCES as the contracting agency to oversee training and professional development to educators in upstate New York, including Long Island and the Yonkers, Syracuse, Rochester, and Buffalo school districts.