Ulster BOCES means different things to different people. For Gerrit Blauvelt, Ulster BOCES provided him with the leadership skills needed to work as a paramedic field supervisor during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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 Cassidy O’Connor, Ulster BOCES provided the opportunity to be immersed in an academic environment that set her on the path towards a rewarding teaching career.
Two of Ulster BOCES Career & Technical Center 2020 graduates received the prestigious “Triple C” award from New York State Attorney General Letitia James.
Ulster BOCES Career & Technical Center recognized 408 Ulster County students who completed their trades’ technical endorsement requirements during 22 live Senior Tribute Ceremonies held on June 10 via Zoom.
Responding to passionate student interest, Ulster BOCES is adding an Animal Science program to its September 2020 course offerings available to Ulster County juniors.