Ulster BOCES SkillsUSA members recently helped to unload supplies at St. James Happy to Help Food Pantry, located at the Saint James United Methodist Church in Kingston.
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.
Gary Wells has built connections and is helping ensure people live in a secure community—goals that began when he pursued a career as a police officer through the Ulster BOCES Criminal Justice program.
Aspiring chefs learned about the degree programs and financial aid opportunities available at the world-renowned Culinary Institute of America when representatives from their admissions department visited the Career & Technical Center on Sept. 11.
Local businesses gave out $16,250 in scholarships to 34 of our Career & Technical students graduating from programs ranging from Nurse Assistant, Culinary Arts, Cosmetology, Automotive Technology, and more.
Three students from the Ulster BOCES Career & Technical Center were among the best and brightest from Ulster County who were recognized for their academic achievements during the fourth annual Scholastic Achievement Breakfast on June 13.
This event is dedicated to educating and rejuvenating early childhood professionals, such as directors, owners, and administrators of daycare centers. Learn more and register here.