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Archive for August, 2018

New principal digging in at Ag PTECH

August 31, 2018 | Filed in Archive
New principal digging in at Ag PTECH

Denise Capece, a veteran teacher and career and technical school administrator, has been named principal of Agriculture PTECH. Capece earned her bachelor’s degree in elementary education and special education from Buffalo State, as well as her master’s degree in secondary special education. Early in her career, she worked as a special education and classroom teacher […]

Adult skill development and high school equivalency classes set to begin

August 30, 2018 | Filed in Archive

HFM BOCES will provide screenings and orientations for adult learners who need to enroll in skill development and high school equivalency classes. Screenings and orientations are two-day events. Potential students must attend both days of the sessions, arrive on time and be prepared to stay for the full three hours each day. Programming is held […]

Adult learners honored at High School Equivalency Program graduation

August 29, 2018 | Filed in Archive
Adult learners honored at High School Equivalency Program graduation

Congratulations to the 45 adult learners who were recognized recently for earning their high school equivalency diplomas through the HFM BOCES Adult Literacy program. A ceremony to honor the graduates was held on Aug. 20.  

Interim District Superintendent named for HFM BOCES

August 17, 2018 | Filed in Archive
Interim District Superintendent named for HFM BOCES

The New York State Education Department has appointed Capital Region BOCES District Superintendent Anita Murphy to serve as the Interim District Superintendent of HFM BOCES following the retirement of Dr. Patrick Michel. Dr. Michel announced last month he would be retiring as district superintendent this summer. His last day at BOCES was Aug. 10. Ms. […]

Baseball internship fits PTECH student like a glove

August 1, 2018 | Filed in Archive

You could say 16-year-old Nick Wayman hit a home run with his internship this summer. Wayman, a junior in HFM PTECH’s business pathway, has been working for the Amsterdam Mohawks baseball team since the middle of May and will continue with the team through August. The experience has helped steer him down a more focused […]

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