Getting a jumpstart on future career

Not many people get a glimpse into what their future career will be, but that is exactly what happened to Amina Drine when she was a Career and Technical Education student at Questar III’s Columbia- Greene Educational Center (CGEC) in Hudson. Drine played a role as a recruiter in a video used by Questar III to share information with high school students. Fast forward 10 years and Drine is now… Continue reading

QIII launches media program

This past fall Questar III launched a new Career & Technical Education (CTE) program at Catskill High School.

Questar III’s Media Communications program offers students the opportunity to earn college credit while using a state-of-the-art facility at Catskill High School. Students write, film, edit and produce news broadcasts, commercials, promotional items, and films.

Media Communications teacher Virginia LuPone said these hands-on experiences allow students to learn… Continue reading

Schools attend CTE summit

On November 18, more than 85 superintendents, high school principals, school counselors, business leaders and BOCES staff attended the sixth annual Career and Technical Education (CTE) alignment meeting hosted by Questar III BOCES.

The group met at Questar III’s Conference Center in Castleton to design meaningful grade 9-12 career pathway for students in four diverse career areas including:

  1. Alternative Energy
  2. Health Occupations
  3. Media Communication