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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

Construction Trades Students

Sixteen Beds Built for Children in Need

On Friday, September 17, 2021, Construction Trades students at the F. Donald Myers Center in Saratoga Springs, worked with the Sleep in Heavenly Peace (SHP)® - NY, Mechanicville chapter to build sixteen beds for children who need them in the area.
image of young woman representing the trades

WSWHE BOCES Kicks-off Women In Trades Initiative

According to research conducted by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, 2018 report, less than 3.4% of construction trade workers are women. That number is comparable with other SKILLED TRADES when it comes to percent of women.
Washington County Fair Schedule

CTE At The Washington County Fair

Want to learn some new culinary techniques from a well known chef? How about learning the latest hair braiding trends, seeing Mig welding, or checking out how to operate a mini-excavator? These are just a few of the demonstrations visitors can attend when WSWHE BOCES highlights its Career and Technical Education (CTE) program at the Washington County Fair August 23-29.

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