Ulster BOCES students are now able to show colleges and prospective employers evidence that they have field-specific skills, knowledge, and experiences in a particular topic, thanks to a new micro-credential series.
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.
Eight Ulster BOCES students from four local school districts came in first, second, and third place during career-specific competitions at a virtual SkillsUSA regional competition that took place March 22-25.
Ulster BOCES means different things to different people. For Jordon Vazquez, it provided a solid foundation and the direction he needed to pursue his dreams in culinary arts.
Ulster BOCES means different things to different people. For Cole Navara, it was a place where he was able to gain valuable knowledge, skills, and experience to prepare him to be a service technician in his family’s HVAC business.
Students in the Ulster BOCES Advanced Robotics & Manufacturing and Pre-University/New Visions Advanced Robotics & Engineering programs are building up their professional foundation by becoming certified CNC machine operators.