Reopening Our Schools

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There is an Open House on Wednesday, January 16 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Questar Ill’s Rensselaer Educational Center in Troy. This is an opportunity for parents and students to learn about programs and to speak with staff about the exciting options available to high school students. All ninth and tenth grade students in Rensselaer County are invited.

Open House highlights the following educational programs:
Criminal Justice
Culinary Arts
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning/Refrigeration (HVAC/R)
New  Program:   Heavy Equipment Operation &Maintenance
Information Technology
Automotive Technologies
Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)
Construction Technologies
Cosmetology

Questar Ill’s Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs combine classroom learning with training in a wide range of fields. More and more students are looking for hands-on programs that emphasize college and career readiness.

Whether your child is interested in attending college/trade school or entering the workforce, they will learn under the guidance of an experienced teacher. Students also have access to internships, community service projects and job shadowing. They can also qualify for our National Technical Honor Society and earn certifications and college credit through their program.

Kim Sparkman will be available to discuss opportunities available for high school seniors. There will be a general information session held during the Open House from 5:10 to 5:55 for 9th and 10th grade students and parents who are interested in learning more about one-year CTE program for 12th graders.

CareerStudies Programs are available for students who thrive in a smaller class setting. These programs include Introduction to Food Services, Hospitality & Lodging, Automotive Services and Career Exploration. Career Exploration is open to 10th grade students.

CTE Open House Flyer