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Schools to remain closed for the rest of the year, At-home learning to continue

School closures across New York State will remain in effect for the remainder of the academic school year, and distance learning for students will continue for the rest of the year as well, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Friday, May 1. In addition to distance learning, districts will continue to provide distribution and availability of meals, […]

State announces June Regents exam and course requirement changes

Statement from HFM BOCES District Superintendent David Ziskin regarding June Regents Exams and course credit Due to the ongoing statewide closure of schools to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the New York State Education Department has announced the cancellation of all June 2020 Regents Examinations and adjusted requirements students must meet to earn diplomas and […]

At-home learning resources available

HFM BOCES programs have developed a variety of resources for parent-guided and self-guided learning for our students while classes are canceled. Click here to access the At-Home Resources These resources are available to parents and students in shared Google folders. Instructors may continue to upload additional resources moving forward. Check back regularly for more additions.  […]

Campus limited to essential personnel

To help reduce the spread of the coronavirus, access to the HFM BOCES main campus is limited to essential personnel at this time. Employees: Do NOT enter the building unless you have prior approval from your supervisor. Visitors: If you require assistance, you should refer to the Contact Us section of this website.  

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 […]

Kingsboro Lumber connecting HFM Construction students with industry professionals

Kingsboro Lumber connecting HFM Construction students with industry professionals

The Kingsboro Lumber Co. and the HFM Career and Technical Center have formed a new partnership inviting building material manufacturers and wholesalers to share their insights into the construction industry directly with students. Recently, HFM Construction Technology Instructor Steve Derwin approached Donald Wicksell, the president and CEO of Kingsboro Lumber in Gloversville, for help arranging […]

Video: Check out the CTE programs available at HFM for 2020-21

Watch the video below and check out the many programs available at the HFM Career and Technical Center for the 2020-21 school year. The center offers 16 programs available to high school juniors and seniors in the HFM area.  This video was produced by the HFM Digital Multimedia and Communications program. Embedded Youtube video about […]

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 […]

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