Willem Weston, a senior at New Paltz High School who is enrolled in the Career & Technical Center’s Animal Science program, has been elected as the New York State (NYS) SkillsUSA Area IV vice president.
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.
Ulster BOCES means different things to different people. For Johnny Farris, the hands-on training he received at the Ulster BOCES Career & Technical Center’s Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) program helped him land an excellent full-time position at Woodland Pond.
Ulster BOCES means different things to different people. According to United States Army Warrant Officer Daniel Pavlak, Ulster BOCES was the foundation under his wings.
The very essence of the mission of the Ulster Board of Cooperative Educational Services, or BOCES, is its role as collaborator and facilitator.
Ulster BOCES Hudson Valley Pathways Academy instructors Noah Smith and Matthew Leifeld have been named 2023 Manufacturing Champions by the Council of Industry, the manufacturers’ association of the Hudson Valley.