CTE students loading donations into a van
Taking blood pressure readings
Two students in hard hats building a house
Student welding with flying sparks
Student in lab coat with test tube
Culinary students serving on a buffet line
Dental student wearing purple gloves and face mask
CTE Student Ambassadors demonstrating welding to visiting eighth-graders.
CTE Student Ambassador demonstrating skills to visiting eighth-grader.
CTE dental student working with BOCES preschool student.
CTE students working on a zombie house
Student using a model skeleton to learn about muscle structure.
Student in yellow hard hat framing a house

Career & Technical Education


Recognition Ceremony

WEMOCO celebrates the Career and Technical Education Class of 2020

Teachers and staff at the Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES Career and Technical Education (CTE) Center found a creative way to recognize the WEMOCO CTE completers this year, altering plans due to the COVID-19 pandemic. More +
Phlebotomy and Lab Science Poster Presentation

Phlebotomy and Laboratory Science students participate in virtual capstone research event

Three Phlebotomy and Laboratory Science students from the Monroe 2 BOCES Career and Technical Education Center had the opportunity to research the genome of Bifidobacterium longum bacteria (found in many yogurts and probiotics) through the Western New York Genetics in Research and Health Care Partnership. More +

BOCES 2 and MCCOSS take a stand against racism

Please read the following statement, issued June 9, 2020, from the Monroe County Council of School Superintendents and Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES:
"We, the superintendents of Monroe County school districts, stand together against racism..."
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Scholarship parade

Career and Technical Education staff congratulate Scholarship Award winners during Scholarship parade

On Friday, June 5, WEMOCO teachers and staff visited the home of each scholarship award winner during the Scholarship Parade. A line of cars decked out with messages of “congratulations,” made their way through each neighborhood, honking in recognition of the award winner.  More +
Zoom panel Q&A

Industry representatives offer advice to WEMOCO students

Industry representatives from the Career and Technical Education Career Clusters offered firsthand advice to WEMOCO students on how to be successful in their careers. More +

Student retrieval/return plan for CTE students

With Governor Cuomo’s official announcement on May 1st that schools will continue with e-learning through the end of the school year, students should plan to retrieve personal belongings from the school and return borrowed items. More +
SMSgt. Gage call

CTE students and staff speak with airman they sent gifts to

In December, students and staff from WEMOCO collected s’mores ingredients and greeting cards to send overseas to Senior Master Sergeant Richard Gage and his troop in Bagram.  Recently, the students were able to speak with SMSgt. Gage about his time overseas.  More +
Career fair 2019

WEMOCO Career Fair being held as month-long, virtual event

Work-Based Learning Coordinators Brandilyn Gage-Steves and Cindy Christensen redesigned the event this year so students would not miss out on the opportunity to connect with local businesses in the career field they are hoping to join. More +


Career and Technical Education (CTE) offers high school students an opportunity to explore a number of different career and technical fields. Relying heavily on school-based and work-based applied learning, students learn other skills they need for immediate employment, or prepare for a career that requires further education.
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