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.
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.
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.
Ulster BOCES students and staff at the Hudson Valley Pathways Academy and Career & Technical Center were eager so show off their knowledge and skills during a recent visit by MaryEllen Elia, New York State Commissioner of Education.
Over the last eight months, ten Ulster BOCES Career & Technical Center students have worked alongside adult volunteers from the Riverport Wooden Boat School in Kingston to build two Optimist Pram sailboats.
Twenty-nine Ulster BOCES Career & Technical Center students competed in timed trade, leadership, and community service contests during the 2018 SkillsUSA State Conference in April.