Over the last few weeks Career and Technical Education students in the Heavy Equipment Operation and Maintenance, and Environmental Conservation & Forestry program from the F. Donald Myers Education Center in Saratoga Springs have been using their skills for community service at the Washington County Fair Grounds.
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Congratulations to Keegan Dussault, a senior from Saratoga Springs High School who is in the Early Childhood Education Program at the F. Donald Myers Education Center, and to Nathan Springer, a senior from South Glens Falls High School who is in the Early Childhood Education Program at the Southern Adirondack Education Center. Keegan was awarded the Saratoga County School Boards Association Community Service Award. And Nathan was awarded the Adirondack Area School Boards Association Community Service Award. Congratulations to all of the award recipients.
Nineteen staff were honored in a retiree recognition ceremony on May 13 at the Ballard Road Conference Center, which also had a virtual option so family members and guests could participate. Collectively, the staff members served 405 years to WSWHE BOCES.
May 5 was a perfect launch date for Regents Math Teacher at the F. Donald Myers Education Center, Carly Edmans, to engage her students in quadratics. She had been looking for a hands on visual approach to illustrate angles of elevation. Stomp rockets proved to be just the thing. Edmans used a lesson from the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory at California Institute of Technology.
The F. Donald Myers Education Center inducted 53 members to the National Technical Honor Society at induction ceremonies held on May 4th & 5th. This year several smaller ceremonies were held in accordance with social gathering guidelines.
The last thing a runner wants to happen when they are hitting their pace is for a tree branch to fall on them, or to slip on the ice. Thanks to the Environmental Conservation and Forestry Student from the Southern Adirondack Education Center (SAEC), at least Granville CSD runners won’t have to worry about this. Career and Technical Education (CTE) students, have been working with the district to make improvements to the Granville High School cross country trail system.
The Southern Adirondack Education Center (SAEC) inducted 81 members to the National Technical Honor Society at induction ceremonies held on April 26 and 27.
Preparing Tomorrow’s Skilled Workforce Today - Local Students Declared New York State SkillsUSA Champions
At a time when skilled workers are in short supply, and college tuitions are rising, the Washington-Saratoga-Warren-Hamilton-Essex BOCES Career and Technical Education (CTE) division is preparing tomorrow’s skilled workforce today, despite COVID-19 limitations.
WSWHE BOCES sends thoughts and prayers to the family and friends of Spc. Abigail Jenks, a 2018 graduate of Saratoga Springs High School and WSWHE BOCES Early Childhood Development Program.
Richard Barbur, a sixth grader at the Sanford Street Teaching and Learning Center (SSTLC) recently completed a Merit project which aimed to raise money for the Glens Falls Youth Center.