Welcome to the Professional Development Center of the Career and Technical Education Assistance Center of NY. The resources you will find here are selected to provide educators with tools they can use to implement successful CTE programs. Additionally, you will find current research relevant to CTE educators. Use the navigation box on the left to access these resources.
The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) program at the Capitol Region BOCES is a one-year program that typically has 55 students enrolled. in 2011, 92% of the students passed the course. Students take the NYS Certified Nurse Assistant exam for a State License.
Description: Imagine having a personal cupid--an actual winged being--pop into your life and offer to make your dreams come true. The catch is he can help you in only one way: artistically, academically, or romantically. That's what happens to aspiring photographer Allison Jean (A. J.) McCreary. A. J. knows she should concentrate on getting into a top-notch art school. But she's spent five torturous months obsessed with handsome hunk, Peter Terris. Just one shot from the cupid's bow and thownk, A. J. will...Read more
Description: To hear the speech of the real America, to smell the grass and the tress, to see the colors and the light--these were John Steinbeck's goals as he set out, at the age of fifty-eight, to rediscover the country he had been writing about for so many years. With Charley, his French poodle, Steinbeck drives the interstates and the country roads, dines with truckers, encounters bears at Yellowstone and old friends in San Francisco. And he reflects on the American character, racial hostility, on a p...Read more
Description: Fourteen-year-old Henry, wishing to honor his brother Franklin's dying wish, sets out to hike Maine's Mount Katahdin with his best friend and dog. But fate adds another companion--the Cambodian refugee accused of fatally injuring Franklin--and reveals troubles that predate the accident.
Computer Systems and network Administration (CSNA) at Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES is a two-year approved program. The program has a high student attendance rate (93%) and a high student success rate (100%). The program enjoys good support from the Board and administration and, as a result, the facilities and the equipment are up-to-date with industry standards and provide students with a high-quality learning environment