Graduation an honor for QIII student


(L-R) Heather Silvernail, Andrew Hagadone, Emmie Hagadone, Karla McDowell

“Up until graduation, my biggest accomplishments involved video games and TV.”

Ichabod Crane student Andrew Hagadone graduated high school this past June with an Advanced Regents Diploma. He was in Heather Silvernail’s class since 2009, first at George Washington School and then in a district-based Autism Spectrum… Continue reading

QIII teachers present at conference

Several Questar III Career and Technical Education teachers attended the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) “High Schools that Work” conference in July in Atlanta, GA. Culinary Arts teacher Andrew Ottati and literacy teacher Veronica Sherburne presented a workshop on aligning a major project with curriculum and assessments.

The conference is held annually with presentations and panels featuring K-12 practitioners from all content fields, including academic, career and technical education… Continue reading

Not your grandparents summer camp!


Tech Valley Summer Camp students in the Air Traffic Control Tower at Albany International Airport

When you think of summer camp, what comes to mind? Probably arts and crafts, swimming, and campfires, right? Well, replace the arts and crafts with air traffic control, swimming with smart lighting, and campfires with green technologies, and you’ll have an idea… Continue reading