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Local employer gives CTE students insight on career success

Local employer gives CTE students insight on career success

It takes more than technical skills to be successful in the workforce, a local employer recently told students at the HFM Career and Technical Center. That’s the message representatives from Alpin Haus reinforced when they visited local high school juniors and seniors at the CTC Wednesday, Oct. 16. “Energy, attitude, motivation, teamwork. No matter where […]

Heavy Equipment students gaining practical experience through parking lot project

Heavy Equipment students gaining practical experience through parking lot project

Students enrolled in the HFM Career and Technical Center’s Environmental Conservation program this year are working on a project that will make winters a lot easier for the Operations and Maintenance Department on campus. Working with Instructor Craig Newkirk, seniors in the Environmental Conservation program’s Heavy Equipment pathway are now in the middle of a […]

HFM Career and Technical Center photographic resources to aid local police

HFM Career and Technical Center photographic resources to aid local police

The Criminal Justice program at the HFM Career and Technical Center is offering resources to local law enforcement to enhance forensic photography at crime scenes and other locations. Last year, the Career and Technical Center purchased a spherical camera and software package for student training purposes. Produced by the Victor, New York-based L-TRON Corp., the […]

HFM Career & Technical Center honors 2019 graduates

HFM Career & Technical Center honors 2019 graduates

The HFM Career and Technical Center honored 268 high school seniors at its annual Student Recognition Program Tuesday, June 18 awarding certificates of completion and special awards to CTC students in the Fulton-Montgomery Community College gymnasium. HFM Career and Technical Director Jay A. DeTraglia opened the ceremony remarking that the supportive crowd of family, friends, […]

2019 Career and Technical Education Awards

2019 Career and Technical Education Awards

AUTOBODY REPAIR Highest Average: Matthew Hirschfeld Most Professional: Anthony Mullarkey AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY Highest Average: Josephine M. Wood Most Professional: Connor Barnes Amsterdam Auto Parts Award (Given to the student who has displayed the most potential in automotive field.) Recipient: Vernon Handy CAREERS IN EDUCATION Highest Average: Kaylee S. Hotaling and April Kwaitkowski Most Professional: Jacob […]

HFM Cybersecurity students ace industry certification exam

HFM Cybersecurity students ace industry certification exam

Juniors enrolled in the Cybersecurity and Computer Technology program at the HFM Career and Technical Center now have an independent, third-party certification to add to their resumes. New this year, the Cybersecurity program partnered with TestOut, an information technology certification company, to offer industry-based certifications to students. This spring all nine students who sat for […]

Professional photos will be available for CTE Recognition Night

June 12, 2019 | Filed in HFM Career & Technical Education

Photographs will be taken by professional photographer Bill Trojan and his photo staff as each student receives their certificate on stage during the HFM Career and Technical Recognition Night, Tuesday, June 18. These photographs will be available for purchase from an online gallery 24 hours after the event. There will be 5X7’s, 8X10’s, 11X14’s color […]

HFM Engineering Technology students assist at statewide conference

HFM Engineering Technology students assist at statewide conference

Seniors in the Engineering Technology program at the HFM Career and Technical Center recently participated in a statewide conference demonstrating how teachers can use robotics to help build student interest in middle-skills career fields. On March 21, the students accompanied HFM Instructor Zac Carrico and Fulton-Montgomery Community College Assistant Professor Jeremy Spraggs to the 56th […]

Career & Technical instructors work together across regions to ensure quality teaching and learning

Career & Technical instructors work together across regions to ensure quality teaching and learning

Instructors at the HFM Career and Technical Center recently had the opportunity for some classroom collaboration with instructors from other regions in the state, and the teachers plan to keep working together to continue to improve experiences for students. On Wednesday, Feb. 27, instructors from the Columbia-Greene Educational Center at Questar III BOCES, which serves […]

Seventh graders explore career options at HFM

Seventh graders explore career options at HFM

Gloversville Middle School seventh graders recently got some hands-on experience to help them think about possible future career paths. Seventh graders in Family Arts and Consumer Science classes at GMS visited the HFM Career and Technical Center Jan. 14-17 and worked hands-on with CTE instructors and high school students in a variety of career areas. […]

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