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”.
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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.
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.
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.
8th and 9th graders checked out local career opportunities and met Globetrotter Firefly Fisher.
SkillsUSA has awarded a grant to the SkillsUSA chapter at the F. Donald Myers Education Center in Saratoga Springs, NY, thanks to its longtime partnership with Lowe’s Home Improvement. SkillsUSA and Lowe’s have teamed up for 16 years to support career and technical education (CTE) classrooms across the nation.
The WSWHE BOCES Career and Technical Education (CTE) program celebrated 260 high school seniors from the Southern Adirondack Education Center (SAEC) who received completion certificates on June 16, 2022.
Partners from Warren County school districts, county agencies and regional not-for-profit organizations met with school district leaders and members from around the county on Friday, May 20, 2022 to coordinate and build professional relationships among those who provide services to children and families who may need support.
Congratulations to two Environmental Conservation & Forestry students on their community service work.
Assemblyman Matt Simpson (114th District) spent a good portion of his day touring the WSWHE BOCES programs on May 6, 2022.