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P-TECH programs part of national workforce initiative

July 19, 2018 | Filed in HFM AgPTECH, HFM PTECH, HFM Top Stories

President Donald Trump today outlined a workforce development plan that includes connecting businesses with skilled workers, a tenet of the HFM BOCES’ two Pathways in Technology Early College High School (PTECH) programs. Trump’s daughter and adviser, Ivanka Trump, this morning appeared on CNBC with a P-TECH student from Syracuse, pointing to the early college high […]

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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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Video and photos of CTC Recognition Night available

A live stream video and professional photographs are available from Tuesday’s Career and Technical Student Recognition Program. Professional photographs will be available for purchase from an online gallery 24 hours after the event. 4×6, 5×7 and 8×10 color prints will be available. To access the gallery visit: http://watphoto.zenfolio.com/hfmcte18 You may order as many prints as […]

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BOCES students win regional essay contest

June 14, 2018 | Filed in HFM Special Education, HFM Top Stories
BOCES students win regional essay contest

Congratulations to Daniel Wolfe and Garrick Seyfreid for placing 2nd and 3rd, respectively, in the 2018 Memorial Day Essay Contest, sponsored by the Betz, Rossi, Bellinger and Stewart Family Funeral Homes. The annual contest is for students in middle and high schools in Montgomery and Fulton counties. This year’s theme was, “What does the word ‘veterans’ […]

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HFM BOCES deputy superintendent earns state leadership award

June 13, 2018 | Filed in HFM District Services, HFM Top Stories
HFM BOCES deputy superintendent earns state leadership award

HFM BOCES Deputy Superintendent Dr. Lorraine Hohenforst has received a statewide service and leadership award from the Staff/Curriculum Development Network of New York State. Recognizing her career-long leadership in the field of education, the organization has named Dr. Hohenforst the recipient of the 2018 Jane Bullowa Service and Leadership Award. The Staff/Curriculum Development Network serves […]

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FMCC, HFM BOCES honor nearly 60 graduating seniors of distinction

June 4, 2018 | Filed in Archive, HFM Top Stories
FMCC, HFM BOCES honor nearly 60 graduating seniors of distinction

Fulton Montgomery Community College and Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery BOCES jointly hosted the third annual Student Recognition Dinner Monday, June 4 to honor nearly 60 outstanding seniors from high schools in the region. Honorees were selected to attend the awards dinner to recognize their academic and personal achievements during high school. Districts nominating students for recognition were Amsterdam, […]

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