Allan McNeil reported to his new job with CommutAir for training in September, just weeks after receiving his certification in Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) from Mohawk Valley Community College (MVCC).
McNeil, a 2013 graduate of Averill Park High School, completed the two-year Aviation Maintenance program at Questar III’s Rensselaer Educational Center (REC) in Troy. A considerable amount of the course material covered in McNeil’s first semester at MVCC was… Continue reading
This year Questar III BOCES, along with Schodack CSD and Coxsackie-Athens CSD, has implemented a tablet pilot program with select student populations to test this theory in a classroom setting. Teachers are already reporting increased student engagement and organization, and students are excited to come to school. Continue reading
Questar III’s Rensselaer Educational Center co-principal, Tracy Racicot was recently honored as a 2014 Woman of Distinction. Senator Kathleen Marchione hosted the awards ceremony at the Canfield Casino in Saratoga Springs on September 24.
The “Women of Distinction” event recognized the work and accomplishments of 15 women from across the Capital Region… Continue reading
This week, Questar III’s Criminal Justice students at the Rensselaer Educational Center (REC) learned military police decorum from The Troy Police Cadets.
Most of the cadets are former graduates of the two-year Criminal Justice Program at REC. Students learned proper hand positioning
Questar III earned 10 awards in the New York State Public Relations Association’s (NYSPRA) 35th annual communications contest. This included three awards of excellence – the top honor given by NYSPRA each year. Continue reading
Cairo-Durham Central School District Librarian Nancy Pine received a helping hand from Questar III staff over the summer. Continue reading
As is the nature of the BOCES, Questar III’s Grant Writing Service provides a partnership approach to seek out and apply for funding opportunities on behalf of participating school districts. These grants often result in the district having the ability to create new programs thus expanding the educational opportunities for students. Continue reading
Questar III would like to welcome the following new employees that were hired during the month of August and early September… Continue reading
Virginia LuPone is the new Media Communications Teacher at Questar III.
Virginia LuPone was recently hired as a Questar III career-tech teacher.
What do you do at Questar III?
I am a Media Communications Teacher at Catskill High School which is hosting the Upstate… Continue reading
Questar III HVAC/R student Christopher Zwoboda recently starred in the Back to School Expo Commercial airing on television, and is a star in the classroom as well.
Questar III student Chris Zwoboda films an ad at Albany Medical College’s simulation lab.
Zwoboda is in his second year of the HVAC/R program… Continue reading