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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

culinary arts, exceptional learners and volunteers in front of table at operation turkey

Operation Turkey 2022 Provides Baskets of Thanks

Career and Technical Education (CTE) students showed thanks this holiday season by helping their community. On November 22, Culinary Arts students from the F. Donald Myers Education Center and the Saratoga Wilton Kiwanis Club packed 120 holiday food baskets for local families in need in what they call “Operation Turkey”.
Hometown Thanksgiving 2022

Hometown Thanksgiving Prep Underway

On November 2, 2022 the Culinary Arts and Hospitality and Human Services program students at the Southern Adirondack Education Center started preparations for Hometown Thanksgiving, an event that provides hundreds to thousands (over the years) of free Thanksgiving meals to the Glens Falls community and surrounding areas.
FFA students

Bronze for the Win and More at the National FFA Convention

Four students from the Southern Adirondack Education Center brought home a team bronze award as well as individual awards from the 95th National FFA Convention & Expo which included competing in the National Forestry Career Development Event (CDE) in Indianapolis, IN from October 25-30, 2022.
student cleaning a dog's ears

Small Animal Science Program Having a Big Impact

The WSWHE BOCES has a new program this school year at the F. Donalds Myers Education Center in Saratoga Springs. The Small Animal Science program is a two-year program based on national industry standards, using the Cornell University veterinary curriculum. Area clinics reached out to the administration last year to see about starting the program, and the response from students has been overwhelmingly positive.

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