Delgado Visits Capital Region BOCES Workforce Development Training Programs

June 3, 2019
Press Release

SCHOHARIE, NY— During his District Work Period themed around education and workforce development programs, Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) visited the Capitol Region BOCES Schoharie Campus on Thursday, May 30 to meet with students and administrators to learn more about their workforce development training and partnerships with local schools.

“My thanks to the administrators, faculty, and students at the Capital Region BOCES for the tour and hands-on look at the critical work of the BOCES program to prepare students with the skills necessary for a modern workforce.” Delgado continued, “Workforce development programs are essential to the Upstate economy, and I am deeply committed to supporting career and technical education in NY-19 to ensure young people are given every opportunity to succeed and develop a skill set that can lead to gainful employment.”

“It was a fantastic opportunity for our students to interact with Congressman Delgado and share with him the value of the education they receive at Capital Region BOCES as well their future goals and aspirations,” said Dr. Mark Jones, Capital Region BOCES deputy district superintendent and chief operating officer. “We appreciate the congressman’s willingness to spend so much time touring and visiting with our students, faculty and staff.”

During this District Work Period, Rep. Delgado is focused on education and workforce development programs throughout NY-19. This week, Rep. Delgado met with the President of SUNY Sullivan President Jay Quaintance, and students, faculty, and school board members from Onteora Central School District in Ulster County. Rep. Delgado also held a student town halls at Rhinebeck High School, Middleburgh Central School District, and Red Hook Central School District. In addition, Rep. Delgado visited a 4-H after school program with students at Cobleskill-Richmondville Central Schools.