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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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...
Potter Parents See CTE Firsthand - Erie 1 BOCES Potter Career & Technical Center hosted "Bring Your Parent to School Day" on Nov. 4th to allow students' families an up-close and personal look at a typical day in the Potter Career... Read More...
Erie 1 BOCES Class Building Stools — and Life Skills - The humming of electric wood sanders and the dust they made filled the air of Debra Gampietro’s workshop on a recent morning at the Erie 1 BOCES Potter Career & Technical... Read More...
Interactive Career Experiences - For many families, the 2016-2017 school year has just begun. However, for school leaders, the planning for next year is well underway. Erie 1 BOCES... Read More...
A Cut Above - Erie 1 BOCES has selected Mariah Reilly, a senior from JFK High School, as their featured student of the month. Mariah is enrolled in the Cosmetology program at Erie 1 BOCES Potter Career and... Read More...
Counselors Get CTE Briefing at Potter Breakfast - The resurgence of the collision repair program and words of wisdom from a Career and Technical Education (CTE) Ambassador were among the highlights of the recent Erie 1 BOCES counselor breakfast at... Read More...
New VR System a Reality at Harkness CTE - “The Oculus Rift” may sound like an ancient dispute, best discussed in a world history class, but in fact, it’s cutting-edge computer technology, and it’s up and running at... Read More...
  
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