Ulster BOCES gave Taylor Mott the chance to earn an associate’s degree at no cost and the opportunity to jumpstart a successful career before graduating.
Career Education for High School
The Career & Technical Center offers dozens of high-tech training programs that lead to in-demand jobs . Graduates leave the half-day program offered at our state-of-the-art training facility in Port Ewen ready for college and the workforce.
Through a blended approach of classroom instruction, hands-on learning, and work site assignments, students build specific skills related to a career area. Our experienced instructors bring extensive job service in their respective fields.
Ulster BOCES collaborates with local business and industry to ensure that each curriculum meets industry standards and that students are trained using cutting-edge technology and equipment.
Students leave the program prepared to enter the workforce, post-secondary technical schools, and colleges. Graduates not only know how a task should be done, they’ve actually done it.
Data from the United States Department of Education also shows that students with technical education backgrounds perform more successfully in college.
Ema Marter would up behind the controls of an airplane at age 16, thanks to the Ulster BOCES Career & Technical Center’s Aviation program.
Ulster BOCES gave Emily Kellogg a friendly, supportive environment that helped nurture her interest in the culinary industry.
Six students who were enrolled in the Ulster BOCES Electrical Construction & Maintenance Program volunteered with Ulster County Habitat for Humanity this past year.
Students enrolled in the Ulster BOCES Hudson Valley Pathways Academy who also attend the Career & Technical Center’s Cisco & Cybersecurity program can hold one of the industry’s most valuable tools—the TestOut Pro certification.