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Students learn about HFM BOCES Career & Technical Education program

Local sophomores are learning what opportunities are available to them at the HFM Career and Technical Center.

HFM Career & Technical Education (CTE) offers juniors and seniors from area school districts an avenue for career exploration and enrichment through practical learning applications. Students enrolled in CTE programs are provided the knowledge, skills and credentials needed to succeed in college and the workplace.

Recently, students from Canajoharie Central School were given a brief overview of the Career & Technical Education Center and then toured the facilities. Students also met with teachers and current students enrolled in the various programs to discuss the different courses available to them. The Career & Technical Education Center offers 16 programs, including Auto Body Repair, Culinary Arts, Cosmetology, Environmental Conservation, Robotics & Engineering Technology and more. All HFM component high schools are afforded the opportunity to visit to learn about CTE programs.

Any sophomore that would like to learn more about the expectations and programs offered at the Career & Technical Education Center is encouraged to contact their school counselor. They may also contact CTE Principal Michael DiMezza at or CTE Administrative Coordinator Riley O’Malley at Any student that is unable to attend their school’s scheduled visit will  be given the opportunity to do so in January/February.

Canajoharie sophomores listen to a presentation being given at the HFM Career & Technical Center Riley O'Malley, Administrative Coordinator of CTE, speaks to Canajoharie High School students