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Areas:

Area II:

Administrator Trustee - Kathy Fox

Herkimer County BOCE

353 Gros Boulevard, Herkimer, NY 13350  315-867-2011

Advisor Trustee - Nanette Latourette

DCMO BOCES 270 BOCES Drive, Sidney Center, NY 13839  607-865-2643

Area I:

Administrator Trustee

Advisor Trustee - Robert Ihle

Orleans/Niagara BOCES

3181 Saunders, Setttlement Rd., Sanborn , NY 14132  800-836-7510

Area III:

Administrator Trustee - Denise Capece

Capital Region BOCES Schoharie CTE

174 State Route 30A, Schoharie, NY 12157, 518-295-3036

Advisor Trustee - Teresa Mills

Questar III 35 Colleen Rd., Troy, NY 12180 PH: 518-273-2264

Area IV:

Administrator Trustee - Kim Bell

Rockland BOCES CTEC

65 Parrott Rd., West Nyack, NY 10994,  845-627-4772

Advisor Trustee - Patrick Mitrione

Rockland Boces 64 Parrott Road, West Nyack, NY 10994,

845-627-4770 ext.4395

Area V:

Administrator Trustee - Kayon Pryce

Thomas A. Edison CTE High School Jamaica

Queens,  NY  718-772-6171

Advisor Trustee - Josue Rivera

Queens Vocational High School

37-02 47th Ave., Long Island City, NY, 718-937-3010

Area VI:

Administrator Trustee - Dawn Scicolone

Eastern Suffolk BOCES - Islip Career Center

379 Locust Ave., Oakdale, New York 11769  (631) 244-5904

Advisor Trustee -John Iannotti

54 Cypress Lane East

Westbury , NY 11590, 516-581-5615

Albert Burch (Lyndonville)
Computer Tech Students Are Getting Wired For Success   The junior class in Paul Hermann’s Computer Technology program at the Orleans Career and Technology Education Center, have been preparing for the State SkillsUSA Competition.  SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce.   Several of Mr. Hermann’s students will be competing at the New York State SkillsUSA Competition in the Computer Maintenance Technology competition April 26-28th in Syracuse.  They have been working hard to hone their skills in hopes of moving on to the national competition in Louisville, Kentucky.  Students will be judged by experts in the field on maintenance and installing components on personal computers.   In class, students were tasked with working through three computer stations that had different issues that needed to be troubleshot and resolved.    Two seniors Jacob Kelkenberg and Andrew McKee helped Mr. Hermann set up the stations and timed the students to see if they could complete their objective in the allotted time.  “Each of my students had to write up a service request ticket on what the problem was and then followed up by writing their findings after each task,” says Mr. Hermann.  “I feel it was important for all my students to complete this, even if they are not competing, because that is what they will be doing as a career once they graduate.  It is important for them to get it done in a timely manner and follow through because that is what their boss or clients will expect. ”   The two seniors Jacob and Andrew said they enjoyed helping the juniors with the training and using their own knowledge.  “When Mr. Hermann approached us about helping out, we thought it was a great opportunity,” says Andrew.  “I have learned so much here in this class and it’s nice to be able to share it with the younger students.”  Jacob says his time in the Computer Technology class has been a great experience.  “I love it here.  It has been a great two years.  I have very thankful and appreciative of what Mr. Hermann has taught us.  I feel it is really preparing us for when we graduate.”
Kamryn Butler (Albion) Andrew McKee (OCCS) Caleb Reith (Royalton Hartland)
Al DeChambeau of Niagara Precision Limited works with student Ben Ford from Newfane.
Former Precision Machine Technology Student Returns to OCTEC to Judge   Al DeChambeau is a 2006 Newfane graduate who took Bill Rakonczay’s Precision Machine Technology program at the Orleans Career and Technical Education Center.  He says the Orleans/Niagara BOCES program had an impact on his life and career and he is always willing to come back and help his old teacher out.  He is currently working at Niagara Precision Limited as a Quality Control Manager and Mr. Rakonczay often asks him to return to judge his current students in the class’s SkillsUSA competition to determine who will be attending the regional competition.   SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce.  Their mission is to empower its members to become world-class workers, leaders and responsible American citizens.  Students will be competing March 7th at Alfred State University.   “I think it’s great that Al is willing to come in and work with my students.  It’s good for my students to see what they can work up to if they stick with this as a career,” says Mr. Rakonczay.  Mr. DeChambeau says he is always amazed of how the classroom changes every time he comes by.  “Things have really advanced in here since I took classes.  They have a lot of new machines.  It’s a good experience working with the students.  It’s nice to give back.