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Mentors discuss workplace communication

November 16, 2017 | Filed in PTECH
Mentors discuss workplace communication

PTECH welcomed 11 professionals to the school today for another installment of the Third Thursday Professional Series, with small-group discussions centering on effective communication on the job. Thanks to the following businesspeople who took the time to sit and speak with students: Geoff Peck, Nathan Littauer Hospital Mike Fitzgerald, Berkshire Bank Shawn Czadzeck, Townsend Leather […]

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HFM PTECH model among 25 recognized nationally for innovative practices

October 26, 2017 | Filed in AgPTECH, Archive, PTECH, Top Stories
HFM PTECH model among 25 recognized nationally for innovative practices

The Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery Pathways in Technology Early College High School (PTECH) model has been designated as one of 25 national models of Innovative Successful Practices by the American Association of School Administrators and The Successful Practices Network. The two national organizations will work this fall to write a case study documenting the success of the HFM […]

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Donations sought for business clothing drive

October 3, 2017 | Filed in PTECH, Top Stories

HFM PTECH’s Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) chapter is hosting a business clothing drive throughout the month of October. Gently used and new clothing will be accepted for donation during school hours and other times by appointment at the PTECH school, 305 Jansen Ave., Johnstown. Items collected will be used for the business clothing […]

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Chamber, BOCES honors businesses for their commitment to education

July 20, 2017 | Filed in Archive, PTECH, Top Stories
Chamber, BOCES honors businesses for their commitment to education

The Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce and HFM BOCES recognized two local business partners for their commitment to education. Nathan Littauer Hospital & Nursing Home and Townsend Leather employee Shawn Czadzeck were both honored with HFM Business Education Partnership awards for their ongoing work with BOCES programs. This is the first year for the […]

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End of the year activity marks BOCES Golden Anniversary, employee service

End of the year activity marks BOCES Golden Anniversary, employee service

Marking the end of the school year and the 50th year since the cooperative’s founding, HFM BOCES held its annual Closing Day activities Friday, June 23. District Superintendent Dr. Patrick Michel noted the number of guests that have toured BOCES in the past year eager to see the programs in action. “That is all because […]

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PTECH students to receive free meals

November 29, 2016 | Filed in PTECH

Thanks to federal funding, all students in the HFM PTECH program will receive free breakfast and lunch throughout this school year. U.S. Department of Agriculture funding – made available through New York State – will make free meals available to all students in the program regardless of family income. No paperwork will be required from […]

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Students educate public with Cancer Awareness Fair

November 29, 2016 | Filed in PTECH, Top Stories

PTECH freshmen and sophomores researched different kinds of cancer and showcased their findings at booths in the Jansen Avenue School gymnasium during the school’s Cancer Awareness Fair on Nov. 18. Representatives from St. Mary’s Cancer Screening Services were on hand to provide information and signups for screenings they provide for those without health insurance. The […]

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Students present plans to redevelop Sherman’s Park

November 8, 2016 | Filed in PTECH, Top Stories

PTECH freshmen and sophomores prepared proposals for redeveloping the now defunct Sherman’s Park on Caroga Lake and presented their proposals to the Sherman’s Advisory Committee on Nov. 1 and 2. The students recently visited the former family attraction, which has not been operational for many years, to assess the facilities and environment. They then developed business plans for […]

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PTECH’s FBLA chapter attends regional meeting

November 3, 2016 | Filed in PTECH
PTECH’s FBLA chapter attends regional meeting

Students from PTECH’s new Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) chapter attended the fall district meeting in Albany on Oct. 28. Students had the opportunity meet with FBLA members from other schools and network while learning more about the organization and skills necessary for success in business and careers.

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PTECH business mentors discuss resume building with students

November 3, 2016 | Filed in PTECH, Top Stories

The Third Thursday Professional Series for sophomores is continuing this year as part of the mentorship program at PTECH. The series kicked off with four business mentors coming in to discuss “Writing and Developing a Resume” with groups of students on Oct. 27. Upcoming dates and topics for the program are as follows: Nov. 17: […]

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