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CTE Alumni Spotlight: 2019 Environmental Conservation graduate Kyle Ferguson

September 29, 2021 | Filed in HFM Career & Technical Education, HFM Top Stories
CTE Alumni Spotlight: 2019 Environmental Conservation graduate Kyle Ferguson

In the local area and beyond, you can find graduates of the HFM Career and Technical Center graduates working in just about every industry and career field. CTE Alumni Spotlight will introduce you to some of our many graduates highlighting the pathways their education and training helped make possible. Meet CTE alumni Kyle Ferguson A […]

CTE Alumni Spotlight: 2018 Cybersecurity & Computer Technology graduate Zachary Ropeter

September 16, 2021 | Filed in Archive, HFM Career & Technical Education, HFM Top Stories
CTE Alumni Spotlight: 2018 Cybersecurity & Computer Technology graduate Zachary Ropeter

In the local area and beyond, you can find HFM Career and Technical Center graduates working in just about every industry and career field. The CTE Alumni Spotlight will introduce you to some of our many graduates highlighting the pathways made possible by their education and training. Meet CTE alumni Zachary Ropeter A 2018 Johnstown […]

2021 Career and Technical Education Awards

Program Awards Auto Body Repair Highest Average: Logan Martinez Most Professional: Adrian J. Dorman Auto Technology Highest Average: Richard Mancini Best Attendance: Kyle Davis Construction Technology Highest Average: Daniel M. Dylong Most Professional: Manley Baker, III Cosmetology A Highest Average: Naomi Rose Leibers Most Professional: Naomi Rose Leibers Cosmetology B Highest Average: Sarah Larsen, Sophia […]

Senator tours HFM Veterinary and Animal Science program

Senator tours HFM Veterinary and Animal Science program

New York State Senator Michelle Hinchey visited the Veterinary and Animal Science program at the HFM Career and Technical Center Thursday, May 6, discussing with students the hand-on experience they’ve gained in the program and their college and career plans. Students told the senator that being in the same program with students with similar interests […]

HFM school nurse named among top ten in greater Capital Region

HFM school nurse named among top ten in greater Capital Region

Kim Bursese, who has served as an HFM BOCES school nurse for nearly 20 years in addition to a more than 30-year career in the military, has been selected as a top 10 winner in the Times Union’s annual Salute to Nurses program. Now in its eighth year, the Salute to Nurses initiative recognizes 10 […]

Video: Engineering Technology students discuss employment/college opportunities

Both current students and those who have completed the Engineering Technology program at the HFM Career and Technical Center say the program has given them a leg up when applying to colleges and in seeking employment. Embedded Youtube video of Engineering Technology students discussing the program

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 […]

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 […]

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