Daily Archives: January 22, 2020

Scholarship Opportunities for Fall 2020

Dear High School Seniors, It’s time to start thinking about life after graduation. Are you immediately joining the workforce? Going off to college? Enlisting in the military? While exploring your career possibilities and opportunities using GPS for Success, be sure to think about how scholarships may be a key player if you choose to pursue a […]

CTE Program 2020 Updates

Environmental and Agricultural Academy Do you have an interest in crop and food production systems, biological systems, and environmental conservation? Do you want to learn more about careers in innovative technologies as well as agricultural technical systems such as drone mapping and robotics? Look no further than the BOCES Environmental and Agricultural Academy! This exciting new half-day […]

Career Connections LIVE

Career Connections are exciting interactive virtual discussions with individuals in selected professions. Each Career Connection is designed with 7-12th graders in mind, giving them an opportunity to learn firsthand the skills and education needed for a successful career path. Sessions include a presentation from an individual in the area of interest, followed by a brief synopsis […]

Local Cornell Cooperative Extension Programs

Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE)  offers a variety of agriculture, horticulture, environmental, and nutrition-based programs. Be sure to check out all the workshops and events that CCE hosts – many are free and some have a minimal cost. See the list of programs in surrounding counties below: Jefferson County Youth and 4-H Programs Culinary: 4-H Junior […]

Workforce 2020 renamed Workforce Connections

Workforce 2020 – the annual fall event that introduces local high school seniors to career opportunities  in the North Country region – has been renamed Workforce Connections. The goal of Workforce Connections is to help industry leaders and high school students to make connections, to identify employment needs in the area, and to help students to prepare […]

Career Jam 2020

May 14, 2020 Alex Duffy Fairgrounds Watertown, New York Career Jam is a hands-on, career exploration event for all area 8th grade students! Career Jam will be held on the Jefferson County Fairgrounds in Watertown, NY. Representatives from several major business sectors, including Agriculture, Business, Construction, Healthcare, Hospitality & Tourism, Human Services, and Manufacturing, along with a number of […]