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At a Glance

  • +$19,000 Nationally, CTE grads make $19k more per year than college grads with associates degrees.
  • 75% Nationally, three out of four CTE students continue on to college.
  • 31 School districts are served in Washington, Saratoga, Warren, Hamilton, and Essex Counties.
  • 20 CTE offers more than 20 programs

The Future of Career Success Starts Here

Combining academic programs with real hands-on learning, Career and Technical Education (CTE) provides its students with many different paths to the future. Some go on to college, others go right into a career. All have started to achieve the occupational and 21st Century skills so important in building a successful life and career.

News & Announcements

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Culinary Arts Students Stir Up Excitement By Offering a Drive-Thru Option at the 25th Annual Chowderfest

February 1, 2024 - The culinary prowess of the students from the Washington-Saratoga-Warren-Hamilton-Essex (WSWHE) BOCES Culinary Arts program will be on full display at the 25th Annual Chowderfest in Saratoga Springs. The event, scheduled for Saturday, February 10, 2024, from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm, at the F. Donald Myers Education Center, 15 Henning Road in Saratoga Springs, promises to be a celebration of delectable culinary creations.
Books for BEARS

2,000 Books and Climbing for BEARS Students

Olivia Harrison, discovered that the BEARS classrooms were in much need of books for their classroom collections, both for students to explore on their own, and for teachers to share stories with students. Olivia is the Assistive Technology Provider, AT/SP Team Leader, at the F. Donald Myers Education Center in Saratoga Springs.
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WSWHE BOCES Launches Its 2023-26 Strategic Plan

The Washington-Saratoga-Warren-Hamilton-Essex Board of Cooperative Educational Services (WSWHE BOCES) launched its “Future-Focused For All Students 2023-26 Strategic Plan” on November 13, 2023. The plan is the result of multiple sessions held with the organization’s board, leadership team, staff, parents, component school leaders and community partners.

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