Grade 8 students and families are invited to informational sessions about new BOCES PTECH program

A new PTECH program is being offered through the Capital Region BOCES.

The program is four- to six-years and will offer a concentration in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and an associate’s degree in a high-tech field at no cost. Students will learn with the program’s business partners, gaining valuable workplace insight/skills and making professional career contacts.

Initial diploma pathways for students include degrees in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems and Cybersecurity.

Current eighth-graders and their families are invited to learn more about the program at any of these upcoming events:

  • Thursday, April 19 – Schenectady County Community College, Stockade Building, 7 p.m.
  • Tuesday, April 24 – Watervliet High School, First Floor Conference Room, 6:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 26 – Schoharie Career and Technical School, Terrace Room, 7 p.m.
  • Tuesday, May 1 – Mohonasen Central School District Center for Advanced Technology Large Group Instruction (LGI) room, 6:30 p.m.