CAPITAL REGION CAREER & TECHNICAL SCHOOL
Capital Region Career & Technical School 1015 Watervliet-Shaker Rd., Albany, NY 12205 www.bocescareertech.org
Contact: Monique JH Jacobs, APR, Communications Coordinator, (518) 862-4754; fax (518) 862-4792 firstname.lastname@example.org
For immediate release: October 6, 2010
Food, student displays, learning opportunities for adults at
Career & Tech Open Houses in Colonie, Schoharie
Events set for 6-8 p.m., Oct. 27 in Schoharie and Oct. 28 in Colonie
The community is invited to see what the Capital Region BOCES Career & Technical School has to offer
learners of all ages and talents at Fall Open House on Wednesday, Oct. 27, from 6-8 p.m. at the school's
Schoharie campus on Route 30A, just south of I-88, and on Thursday, Oct. 28, from 6-8 p.m. at the school’s
campus at 1015 Watervliet-Shaker Road, Colonie. Prior to each open house, at 5:30 p.m., campus chapter
officers will be installed for SkillsUSA, a national organization of career and technical students.
The Open Houses will showcase student work, school offerings for high school students and adults, food
and refreshments, campus tours and hands-on activities. The Capital Region Career & Technical School
offers more than 40 programs of study, including one-year, two-year, college-credit-bearing, full-day and
part-time study options. Members of the public are encouraged to stop in at either or both Open Houses to
enjoy what are always fun events.
Open House highlights will include:
• Displays, demonstrations, portfolios and student projects;
• Cooking demonstrations and tasty creations by Culinary students;
• Guided tours of campus by staff and students;
• Adult Education information and learning opportunities, including GED, ELL, Welding
Certification, HVAC/R, Practical Nursing, Nurse Assistant, and Career & Technical Education;
• Information about the off-campus New Visions programs for college-bound seniors;
• Information about the Theatre Technology program at Proctors Theatre, Schenectady; and
• Awareness- and fund-raising events to benefit the American Cancer Society led by the Cosmetology
The Capital Region Career & Technical School is operated by the Capital Region Board of Cooperative
Educational Services (BOCES) enrolls more than 1,200 high school and adult students living in Albany,
Schenectady, Schoharie and southern Saratoga counties. Programs include honors-level and college-credit-
bearing courses, licensed professions, the trades, Adult Education, Alternative Education, programs for
students with learning disabilities and courses custom-designed for local employers.
For more information, visit www.capitalregionboces.org/CareerTech.