Ulster BOCES means different things to different people. For Taven Barrera, it was the starting point of a rewarding career in culinary arts.
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 Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning students have been honing their estimating knowledge and technical skills by helping to install a heating system in the bakery area of the Reher Center for Immigrant Culture and History.
Ulster BOCES means different things to different people. For Angelica Dickerson, it meant having a teacher who mentored her and provided her with the technical skills, aptitude, and resources she needed to be successful in the aviation industry.
Students enrolled in the Ulster BOCES Cosmetology programs are providing purple manicures and purple streaks of hair in exchange for donations that will benefit a shelter in Kingston.
Ulster BOCES Nurse Assistant program students hosted a blood drive on October 2.