Career and Technical Education
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96% of Erie 1 BOCES Career and Technical Education Students Graduate High School.

65% of Graduates move on to Colleges and Universities.

97% of Graduates go on to College, Employment, or the Military.

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Potter students win NYS SkillsUSA Health Knowledge Bowl - Four Erie 1 BOCES Health Careers students won first place in the Health Knowledge Bowl competition at the 2017 New York State SkillsUSA competition. The team, made up of two juniors and two... Read More...
Students present zoo exhibit models as their capstone project - Students from the Erie 1 BOCES Zoo Wildlife and Conservation Careers program presented their final projects on May 18. The three-part project is a culmination of a year of research the students... Read More...
Top young mind in industrial motor controls - Frontier teen chooses to miss graduation to compete on a national stage. Matthew Scheffler is choosing not to attend his high school graduation and everyone is cheering. That is because... Read More...
Clarence Teen Awarded with $1,000 Technical Scholarship - Austin Oleszak of Clarence was recently awarded a $1,000 scholarship from the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS). Austin has been part of the Digital Media program at Erie 1 BOCES Harkness... Read More...
Electrical student advances to national SkillsUSA competition -   Winning a statewide SkillsUSA competition is quite impressive. Winning the competition as a junior in high school is even more impressive and quite rare. This is exactly what Brandon Meek,... Read More...
Traveling Tech Impresses Teens - It is unusual to see school personnel welcoming colorful semi-trucks to park in front of their buildings. However, this truck was an exception. Full Sail University brought their interactive... Read More...
SkillsUSA Regionals 2017 - A number of Erie 1 BOCES CTE students won at the regional SkillsUSA competition and are moving on to the state competition in Syracuse. Read a full list here: ... Read More...
170+ Inducted into National Technical Honor Society - A total of 172 students representing 29 local high schools were inducted into the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) yesterday. Students from Erie 1 BOCES’ three career and technical... Read More...
Minecraft Competition 2017 - Potter Career & Technical Center held their second annual Minecraft Competition for students in grades six through eight on March 10. The free event was comprised of teams of four students with... Read More...
Pizza at Potter Enhances Learning for Hamburg - Family and consumer sciences teachers from Hamburg Middle School collaborated with culinary instructors from Erie 1 BOCES Potter Career & Technical Center to help students turn academic... Read More...
Construction Tours - On January 31, seniors in Harkness' Building Trades program visited local construction businesses with instructors Chris Burgio, Mike Hughes and Pam Santillo. In the morning, students... Read More...
Senior Interviews With Businesses - In January and February, the Harkness Career & Technical Center held Senior Mock Interviews organized by Pamela Santillo, work based learning teacher at Harkness. Twenty business and... Read More...
Zoo Program Roars to Life - Few people have a view of bison roaming right outside of their window, but Erie 1 BOCES Career and Technical Education (CTE) instructor Leigh Ziemczonek and her class are happy to be exceptions.... Read More...
Kenton Auto Seniors Win the NFADA Competition - At Niagara Frontier Automobile Dealers Association (NFADA) 2017 Ron Smith Memorial Auto Tech Competition, high school students from Erie 1 BOCES two career centers, Kenton and Potter, dominated the... Read More...
New Visions Info Night Jan. 25 - College-bound, honors-level, high school juniors may attend Erie 1 BOCES New Visions Information Night on Wed., Jan. 25 from 6:30-8:00 p.m. at the Harkness Career & Technical Center,... Read More...
Teen Has Promising Future in Animal Care - Erie 1 BOCES has selected Brittney Schecterly, a senior from Kenmore West High School, as their featured student for the month of December. Brittney is enrolled in the Animal Science program at... Read More...
Youth with Serious Tech Chops - Erie 1 BOCES selected Thomas Maran, a senior from Cheektowaga Central School, as their featured student for November. Thomas is enrolled in the Electronics and Computer Technology program at Erie... Read More...
Instant College Admission - More than 30 Harkness students took advantage of “Instant Decision Day” arranged by Pam Santillo, work-based learning teacher for Erie 1 BOCES. Students interested in receiving an... Read More...
Art at Twilight - The art department from the Twilight Program at Kenton Career & Technical Center recently visited the Albright Knox Art Gallery.  “The students were excited about viewing... Read More...
Harkness College Day - In early November, Harkness hosted a College Day for juniors and seniors. Twenty-seven colleges and U.S. Military divisions were in attendance for students to talk about their postsecondary options... Read More...
  
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