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FFA State Convention 2019

[PIC] FFA State 2019 Convention Student Participants
The New York State FFA Convention took place this year in Syracuse on May 2, 3 and 4.  Students not only competed in various divisions but they also participated in community services, toured agriculture industries (i.e. farms, businesses) and attended workshops.

2019 CTI Middle School CTE Summer Enrichment Program

[PIC] Summer Sun Clip ArtDutchess BOCES CTI is pleased to announce the Summer 2019 lineup for our continuing Middle School CTE Enrichment Program which will run from July 22nd to July 26th from 9:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. There is no cost to the parents or school districts.

SkillsUSA State Competition in Syracuse

[PIC] Career & Technical Institute SkillsUSA Student Officers Onstage at State Competiton

On April 24th, thirty-five CTI SkillsUSA students set off to Syracuse for the SkillsUSA State Competitions. Some students participated in their trade and professional competitions, others were part of the voting delegation for new officers, and still others were part of the security core. 

2019-2020 Budget Approval

[PiC] Thank You For Your Support

The Dutchess BOCES 2019-2020 budget was approved by all thirteen component school districts during school board meetings on April 23, 2019. Incumbent Board members, Ralph Chiumento and Ralph Coates were elected to serve three-year terms beginning July 1, 2019.

Annual EXPO Showcases CTI Offerings

[PIC] Student Participant and CTI Judge Look Over Wood Working Excercise

The Dutchess BOCES Career and Technical Institute hosted the Annual Spring Expo on Saturday, April 6. Visitors learned about programs from CTI students and instructors. Demonstrations included carpentry, auto body repair, cosmetology, criminal investigation, agriculture, residential wiring, graphic design, film & video production, early childhood education, culinary skills and health occupations.

BOCES Annual Meeting 2019-2020

[PIC] Graphic Of Ideas Being Exchanged In A Meeting Environment

The Dutchess BOCES proposed 2019-2020 Budget presentation was held on April 6th at 11:30 a.m.in the Cafe of the Career and Technical Institute at 5 BOCES Rd. in Poughkeepsie. The budget presentation was part of the larger EXPO activities that morning.