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WATCH: What is project based learning?

August 9, 2019 | Filed in HFM District Services, HFM PTECH, HFM Top Stories

The HFM BOCES Pathways in Technology Early College High School programs (PTECH) use project based learning as way of teaching curriculum material. Watch the video to find out how students take the lead in their learning through this practice.

HFM BOCES announces new District Superintendent

HFM BOCES announces new District Superintendent

The Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery BOCES Board of Education is pleased to announce the selection of current Fort Plain Superintendent David W. Ziskin, Ed.D., to be the new HFM BOCES District Superintendent and Chief Executive Officer. Dr. Ziskin’s appointment was on the HFM BOCES Board of Education’s May 29 meeting agenda. The board voted unanimously in favor of […]

PTECH’s FBLA chapter attends regional meeting

November 3, 2016 | Filed in HFM PTECH
PTECH’s FBLA chapter attends regional meeting

Students from PTECH’s new Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) chapter attended the fall district meeting in Albany on Oct. 28. Students had the opportunity meet with FBLA members from other schools and network while learning more about the organization and skills necessary for success in business and careers.

PTECH business mentors discuss resume building with students

November 3, 2016 | Filed in HFM PTECH, HFM Top Stories

The Third Thursday Professional Series for sophomores is continuing this year as part of the mentorship program at PTECH. The series kicked off with four business mentors coming in to discuss “Writing and Developing a Resume” with groups of students on Oct. 27. Upcoming dates and topics for the program are as follows: Nov. 17: […]

PTECH sophomores pitch new ice cream flavors

September 27, 2016 | Filed in HFM PTECH, HFM Top Stories

PTECH sophomores recently were tasked with creating a new ice cream flavor for Penny Lick Ice Cream that would have a New York theme and cost-effective ingredients that could be easily obtained locally. On Sept. 20, the groups of students presented their inventive flavors to a panel that included Kathleen Clark of the local Washburn […]

Johnstown teachers named to PTECH teacher residency positions

September 9, 2016 | Filed in Archive, HFM PTECH
Johnstown teachers named to PTECH teacher residency positions

Two Knox Middle School teachers have been selected to participate in a yearlong teacher residency program at the Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery BOCES Pathways in Technology Early College High School (PTECH). Jennifer VonderHeide, a history teacher, and Amy LaMena, a science teacher, are co-teaching with PTECH teachers and be fully integrated with the staff at the school for […]

PTECH sophomores meet with mentors

September 9, 2016 | Filed in HFM PTECH, HFM Top Stories

Sophomores in the PTECH program had the opportunity to meet with their business mentors today at the Jansen Avenue School. This is the first of several opportunities this year that the students will interact in person, and they will communicate virtually more frequently.

PTECH freshmen, sophomores begin 16-17 school year

September 8, 2016 | Filed in HFM PTECH, HFM Top Stories

HFM PTECH freshmen and sophomores marked their first day of the 2016-17 school year today at the Jansen Avenue School in Johnstown. This is the third year the regional school has welcomed 50 new students into the program.

PTECH juniors begin year on FMCC campus

September 1, 2016 | Filed in HFM PTECH, HFM Top Stories
PTECH juniors begin year on FMCC campus

  Members of HFM PTECH’s inaugural class started their junior year Thursday with classes at Fulton-Montgomery Community College. The nearly 50 high school students will take college classes along with required high school classes. The high school courses will be taught by their PTECH teachers on the college campus. The incoming freshmen and the sophomores […]

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