by Colleen Suo
HERKIMER, NY — The Herkimer BOCES campus was the site for the second annual 7th Grade Construction Career Day on May 6.
Chris Groves, Director of the Schools to Careers program at the center explained, “This is a BOCES collaboration of three locations, that is hosting 350 students today covering 20 school districts. We have 45 trade exhibitors — most with hands-on demos.” The purpose of the program is to “expose the students through meaningful experience to various trades that are available as careers. Building and construction trades have evolved over time — even the definitions of what these trades are has changed.” [Read more…]