More than 50 awards were presented to exceptional students at the Dutchess BOCES Career and Technical Institute (CTI) at the Annual Awards Ceremony on May 30.
Dr. Richard Hooley, BOCES Superintendent, and Keynote Speaker Dr. Nikki Takahashi
Dutchess BOCES hosted the Dutchess County Honor Student Recognition Breakfast on May 22 to celebrate accomplished students from 16 high schools in 13 Dutchess County school districts. Dr. Nikki Takahashi, a Red Hook CSD alumnus, was keynote speaker.
Students and teachers from across Dutchess County presented their findings about social justice and cultural sensitivity at the Dutchess BOCES Transformative Classroom Youth Conference on May 21.
Sharon Myers, a cosmetology teacher at the Dutchess BOCES Career and Technical Institute (CTI), was named SkillsUSA New York State Area IV Advisor of the Year for the 2018-19 academic year at the State Conference on April 24 in Syracuse.
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.
Dutchess 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.
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.
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.
Dutchess BOCES’ annual budget, and associated annual meeting and budget presentations, give us opportunity to review our financial future with component districts and with the community at large. We appreciate the opportunity to meet, listen, discuss, and plan for the future with component Boards and staff.