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Workforce, college, military opportunities wide open for HFM Engineering Technology students

Workforce, college, military opportunities wide open for HFM Engineering Technology students

Local high school graduates who completed the Engineering Technology program at the HFM Career and Technical Center say what they learned in CTE gave them an huge advantage in college and careers. William Dickson, a 2018 Johnstown High School graduate, credits the Engineering Technology program for landing him his current position as a reliability engineer […]

New Visions Education student earns Silent Servant Award

New Visions Education student earns Silent Servant Award

A New Visions Education student at the HFM Career and Technical Center has earned a nationwide award recognizing her selfless service to others. Molly Hotaling, a Fonda-Fultonville senior and early admission student at Fulton-Montgomery Community College, has been honored by the Peter R. Marsh Foundation with its Silent Servant Award. The award recognizes high school […]

CTE offers hands-on path to high school graduation and beyond

CTE offers hands-on path to high school graduation and beyond

With 16 programs available, the HFM Career and Technical Center offers many choices for local high school students interested in exploring possible career paths. Beyond career and technical skills, however, the center also offers students hands-on opportunities to earn credits required for high school graduation ranging from applied mathematics and algebra to economics and science. […]

HFM Career & Tech graduates in demand

HFM Career & Tech graduates in demand

Skilled alumni and students from the HFM Career and Technical Center are in demand by area employers. For instance, three students from the HFM Auto Body Repair program have already started their careers at Brown’s Ford in Amsterdam and Johnstown. Anthony Darpino, a 2020 Broadalbin-Perth graduate, is now working at the Brown’s Collision Center in […]

CTE maintains strong ties with local employers

CTE maintains strong ties with local employers

The COVID-19 pandemic and the ongoing safety measures in schools have certainly introduced many changes for teachers and students across the country. At the HFM Career and Technical Center, however, one thing that hasn’t changed is the connections and partnerships the center has with local businesses and employers. Last year, for example, as all students […]

HFM program offers safety tips for Cybersecurity Awareness Month

October 19, 2020 | Filed in HFM Career & Technical Education, HFM Top Stories
HFM program offers safety tips for Cybersecurity Awareness Month

In recognition of October as Cybersecurity Awareness Month, the Cybersecurity and Computer Technology program at the HFM Career and Technical Center is offering some tips to help people protect personal data and stay safe online. Each year during Cybersecurity Awareness Month, private industry and government agencies partner to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity […]

Outdoor opportunities abundant for HFM Environmental Conservation students

October 16, 2020 | Filed in HFM Career & Technical Education, HFM Top Stories
Outdoor opportunities abundant for HFM Environmental Conservation students

Stressing career preparation in the fields of forestry/lumber production, heavy equipment operation and renewable resources, the HFM Career and Technical Center’s Environmental Conservation program takes full advantage of the center’s outdoor facilities. Most recently, students majoring in Heavy Equipment were busy constructing a pond behind the center on land owned by Fulton-Montgomery Community College. In […]

Career & Technical Center training cybersecurity workforce

October 13, 2020 | Filed in HFM Career & Technical Education, HFM Top Stories
Career & Technical Center training cybersecurity workforce

Training a cybersecurity workforce has been a top priority in the public and private sectors for years now, and the demand for cybersecurity professionals continues to increase around the globe. “There are definitely jobs out there, and for people with talent, training and a good work ethic there are plenty of opportunities for advancement,” said […]

CTE honors 2020 graduates during drive-thru

The HFM Career and Technical Center congratulated graduates during a drive-thru on campus Wednesday, June 17 and Thursday, June 18. Observing safety precautions, instructors and administrators greeted students and family members in their cars exchanging well wishes and distributing certificates and special awards. Congratulations to all the students for their hard work and dedication through […]

Area employer and local graduate discuss importance of on-the-job learning

February 25, 2020 | Filed in HFM Career & Technical Education, HFM Top Stories
Area employer and local graduate discuss importance of on-the-job learning

A leading supplier of paving materials and construction services recently told students at the HFM Career and Technical Center that an employee’s willingness and ability to learn while on the job can be the key to a successful career. Callanan Industries – which has 15 distribution locations in New York, including the quarry on Route […]

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