March is International Women's Month and we are celebrating Women in the Trades. Throughout the month, WSWHE BOCES, CTE and ETA will be highlighting current and past students, instructors and colleagues in the Trades.
News & Announcements
On March 14 and March 16, more than 430 students on 55 teams from 16 local school districts competed in the 2022 “Battle of the Books.”
On Tuesday, March 15, 2022, nearly 40 female students from seventh to night grade were in attendance for a Women in Trades event at the SUNY Adirondack Queensbury Campus hosted by the Early College Career Academy (ECCA).
Seventy seven students on 11 teams from six local schools spent Sunday, March 13, 2022 creatively solving problems and performing for judges at the 2022 Region 6 Odyssey of the Mind Competition.
At the December 8, 2021 WSWHE BOCES Board of Education meeting, Shannon Bitzer was awarded a Staff Spotlight Award.
Students in the F. Donald Myers Education Center Exceptional Learners Program were treated to an afternoon with Silent Wings Raptor Rehab and Education program on January 28. Trish Marki spoke to the students about four different kinds of raptors: eagles, hawks, owls, and falcons. They also learned about vultures and had the opportunity to see some of the raptors up close. The program was made possible by the Stewart's Holiday Match program.
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.
ECCA Students Spend Time with Queensbury Union Free School District Board of Education and Administrators
Tuesday, January 18, 2022, Early College Career Academy (ECCA) students spent time with the Queensbury Union Free School District Board of Education and Administrators such as superintendents, principals and school counselors.
Eighty six students, school superintendents, board of education members, legislators, WSWHE BOCES staff, educators and key stakeholders came together for the 7th Annual WSWHE Chief School Officers Legislative Breakfast. The meeting was held virtually.
Career and Technical Education will be offering two virtual open house events for prospective students. Register Today!