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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. The HFM Board is expected to formally appoint Ziskin at its May 29 meeting. He’s set to begin his official duties with […]

PTECH senior Payan receives Outstanding Business Student award

May 10, 2019 | Filed in HFM PTECH, HFM Top Stories
PTECH senior Payan receives Outstanding Business Student award

HFM PTECH senior Nadia Payan has been named a 2018-19 Outstanding Business Student of the Year by the Capital Region Business and Marketing Educators’ Association. Payan, along with other selected students from the Capital Region, was honored at the annual student recognition dinner May 2 at the Century House in Latham. Following her nomination for […]

New principal appointed for HFM PTECH

April 24, 2019 | Filed in HFM PTECH, HFM Top Stories
New principal appointed for HFM PTECH

Matthew Davis has been named the new principal of the Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery BOCES Pathways in Technology Early College High School (PTECH). Davis comes to HFM PTECH after serving as assistant principal for curriculum and instruction at Northampton County High School in Gaston, N.C., where he also worked as a social studies teacher for four years. The […]

Business and Education Partnership gives annual awards

July 20, 2018 | Filed in HFM AgPTECH, HFM PTECH, HFM Top Stories
Business and Education Partnership gives annual awards

The Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Business Education Partnership on Thursday gave its annual business partner and business professional of the year awards to Hu-Hill Farm and Sean Piasecki. Sean Piasecki, president of Eastern Medical Support, was recognized as the Business Professional of the Year, while Hu-Hill Farm, operated by Ryan, Rob and Shirley Hudyncia, […]

Students educate public with Cancer Awareness Fair

November 29, 2016 | Filed in HFM PTECH, HFM Top Stories

PTECH freshmen and sophomores researched different kinds of cancer and showcased their findings at booths in the Jansen Avenue School gymnasium during the school’s Cancer Awareness Fair on Nov. 18. Representatives from St. Mary’s Cancer Screening Services were on hand to provide information and signups for screenings they provide for those without health insurance. The […]

Students present plans to redevelop Sherman’s Park

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

PTECH freshmen and sophomores prepared proposals for redeveloping the now defunct Sherman’s Park on Caroga Lake and presented their proposals to the Sherman’s Advisory Committee on Nov. 1 and 2. The students recently visited the former family attraction, which has not been operational for many years, to assess the facilities and environment. They then developed business plans for […]

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 […]

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