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Tara Caraco named administrative coordinator of instructional services

September 28, 2018 | Filed in Archive, HFM District Services, HFM Top Stories
Tara Caraco named administrative coordinator of instructional services

After more than 30 years as a classroom teacher, Tara Caraco is starting a new chapter in her career and will use her experience and expertise to support teachers and school administrators throughout the region. Caraco, who worked for 31 years as a teacher at the Mayfield Elementary School, has been appointed the new administrative […]

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Welcome to the new staff at HFM BOCES

Welcome to the new staff at HFM BOCES

HFM BOCES welcomed more than 50 new employees, including employees with new titles, for the start of the 2018-19 school year. Welcome aboard, everyone! Administration Foothills PTECH   Itinerant Services Substitute Services Adirondack Academy Adult Services AG P-TECH Central Food Service Management Career and Technical Education Instructional Resource Center P-TECH Special Education Regional Transportation

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HFM BOCES marks opening of 2018-19 school year under interim leadership

HFM BOCES marks opening of 2018-19 school year under interim leadership

HFM BOCES welcomed faculty and staff for the start of the 2018-19 school year during its annual Opening Day Celebration Tuesday, Sept. 4. Board of Education President Joanne Freeman opened the event by welcoming Capital Region BOCES District Superintendent Anita Murphy, who was appointed HFM’s interim district superintendent earlier this summer following the retirement of […]

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Interim District Superintendent named for HFM BOCES

August 17, 2018 | Filed in HFM Top Stories
Interim District Superintendent named for HFM BOCES

The New York State Education Department has appointed Capital Region BOCES District Superintendent Anita Murphy to serve as the Interim District Superintendent of HFM BOCES following the retirement of Dr. Patrick Michel. Dr. Michel announced last month he would be retiring as district superintendent this summer. His last day at BOCES was Aug. 10. Ms. […]

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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, […]

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HFM BOCES District Superintendent Patrick Michel to retire

July 11, 2018 | Filed in Archive, HFM District Services, HFM Top Stories
HFM BOCES District Superintendent Patrick Michel to retire

After 33 years in public education, including seven as the district superintendent of HFM BOCES, Dr. Patrick Michel has announced he will retire next month. The HFM BOCES Board of Education during its annual reorganizational meeting Wednesday voted to accept Dr. Michel’s resignation. Dr. Michel’s last day at BOCES will be Aug. 10. Dr. Michel […]

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Employees recognized at annual Closing Day

Employees recognized at annual Closing Day

HFM BOCES held its annual Closing Day activities Friday, June 22 to recognize several employees for their years of services and retirement and to share highlights from the past year. District Superintendent Dr. Patrick Michel thanked all the employees for their outstanding work.  “Our customers – our families, our children, our school districts – are very happy […]

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HFM Career & Technical Center honors 2018 graduates

HFM Career & Technical Center honors 2018 graduates

The HFM Career and Technical Center honored more than 250 high school seniors at its annual Student Recognition Program Tuesday, June 19 awarding certificates of completion and special awards to the students before an audience of family, friends, faculty and administrators. Career and Technical Center Director Jay A. DeTraglia opened the ceremony by recognizing the […]

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2018 Career and Technical Education Awards

2018 Career and Technical Education Awards

AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY Highest Average: Joseph Guisti Most Professional: David Malagisi Car Quest Award (Amsterdam Auto Parts): Aiden DiLorenzo AUTOBODY REPAIR Highest Average: Zackery Quill Most Professional: Bradley Sawyer, Jr. CAREERS IN EDUCATION Highest Average: Chris T. Mercado Most Professional: Chris T. Mercado COMPUTER INFORMATION & TECHNOLOGY Most Professional: Zachary Ropeter Highest Average: Michael Hughes Construction Technology Most Professional: Chara E. Boston Highest Average: Chara E. […]

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Skills Achievement Commencement Credentials awarded to HFM students

June 19, 2018 | Filed in Archive, HFM Special Education, HFM Top Stories
Skills Achievement Commencement Credentials awarded to HFM students

The HFM BOCES Special Education Division held a year-end graduation and celebration Monday, June 18 awarding six students their Skills Achievement Commencement Credentials. “The students that we honor here today have exhibited perseverance as they have taken on a variety of challenges and then prepared to take on new ones. They have exemplified the ability to […]

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