Students in the Construction Trades program at Dutchess BOCES recently learned not only the satisfaction of creating a useful product, but also the importance of understanding a client’s needs and taking the opportunity to create a valuable solution.
Designing a holiday card without referencing a particular religion, while still evoking the spirit of this time of the year, is not an easy assignment. However, that is exactly what Stephen Lawson’s graphic arts class at Dutchess BOCES Career and Technical Institute was tasked with.
Counselors from schools across the county visited Dutchess BOCES November 25 to learn more about offerings at the Career and Technical Institute and the Alternative High School.
Webutuck and Dover students who plan to enter the workforce directly from high school now have help in finding higher-paying jobs and a potential career path, thanks to a new School-to-Work Program run by Dutchess BOCES. The Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation generously funds the program.
Ramapo for Children has been conducting training to improve schools’ culture for decades in New York City and now they are bringing that knowledge to other communities. Dutchess County school districts can benefit from this through a program offered by Dutchess BOCES.
A Halloween storm ended up being the perfect storm for two students in search of a better understanding of history.
Students coming to area middle and high schools from other countries may have experienced inconsistent or interrupted formal education, which might hurt their school performance.