The leadership of Questar III and Capital Region BOCES announced that former school administrators Kathy Meany and Karen D. McGraw will make up the transition team taking the lead at Tech Valley High School for the remainder of the school year while a nation-wide search for the next principal of TVHS is underway… Continue reading
Five school districts and one additional school are now offering Virtual Advanced placement (VAP) courses to students thanks to a 10-month grant awarded to Questar III BOCES in August under New York State’s virtual learning initiative, the Virtual Advanced Placement (VAP) Program, Round II. Continue reading
In June 2014, Nick Rifenburgh completed the Academy for Information Technology (AIT) program at Questar III’s Rensselaer Educational Center (REC) in Troy. The program not only provided him with technical knowledge and skills, but it also gave him a pathway to a career opportunity with his future employer Questar III. Continue reading
Students from throughout the state of New York are currently preparing for the 25th Annual Angelo Del Toro Puerto Rican Hispanic Youth Leadership Institute (PR/HYLI) to be held March 21-23, 2015 at the New York State Capitol Assembly Chamber in Albany. Continue reading
Chad Goodfellow is the new Director of Technology at Questar III BOCES. Continue reading
The New York State Association of Mathematics Supervisors (NYSAMS) recently named Questar III senior math specialist Heidi Bromley as their president. The organization is devoted to helping leaders in math education keep current on the latest trends and practices in their field. Continue reading
Questar III welcomes new staff hired in December. Continue reading
The Priolo family, from Cairo, NY, has a long line of graduates from Questar III’s Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) program in Hudson.
Jytte and her daughter Jill Priolo both completed the program in 1993, followed by her son, Steffen. Jytte’s husband, Peter, graduated in 2002 followed by their youngest son, Jesse, in 2003.
Questar III’s Catskill Academy is participating in several partnerships with the community to provide additional opportunities for students to gain social and community experience.
Some of the younger students meet as a group with a representative from the Catskill Public Library once a week to work through books together to expose students to more literature than they may normally see. Older students have two options- one through the Cornell… Continue reading
Questar III BOCES has been awarded $99,426 through the state’s 2014 Regional Economic Development Council Awards, a statewide competition where various regions of the state compete for funding as a means to create jobs and jumpstart the economy. Starting next fall Questar III will use the funding to train 25 long-term unemployed individuals in Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN).
Questar III chose to include LPN in its consolidation funding application… Continue reading