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Franklin-Essex-Hamilton BOCES CAREER & TECHNICAL EDUCATION 21st Century Agricultural Science

P.O. Box 28, 23 Huskie Lane Malone, New York 12953 Phone: (518) 483-6420 Fax: (518) 483-2178 www.fehb.org

BOARD OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES SOLE SUPERVISORY DISTRICT FRANKLIN-ESSEX-HAMILTON COUNTIES

The Franklin-Essex-Hamilton BOCES offers the following

Career & Technical Education

Career & Technical Education Courses :

Satellite Program Located at Salmon River Central School

21st Century Agricultural Science Auto Technology Building Trades

21st Century Agricultural Science

Cosmetology Culinary Arts/Commercial Foods

Career & Technical Education

Early Childhood Education

21st Century Agricultural Science

Electrical Trades Health Occupations HVAC Refrigeration & Plumbing Heavy Equipment Natural Resource Conservation New Vision Government and Law New Vision Health Careers

COMPLIANCE STATEMENT The Franklin-Essex-Hamilton BOCES advises students, parents, employees and the general public that it offers employment and educational opportunities without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, marital status, disability or sex. Inquiries or complaints alleging discrimination based on race, creed, color, national origin, age, marital status, disability or sex should be directed to Leslie A. LaRose, Compliance Officer, P.O. Box 28, 23 Huskie Lane, Malone, NY 12953, Phone 518-483-6420.

“Lighting the Way to the Future”


Career & Technical Education 21ST CENTURY AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE Students who are enrolled in the 21st Century Agricultural Science Program will have the opportunity to integrate scientific principles, Math, and English. Students will also be exposed to a number of topics which will include: hydroponics, aquaculture, food science, plant/soil science, environmental science, and agricultural mechanics, as well as agribusiness and production agriculture. Agricultural Science students have the opportunity to explore a variety of careers, develop leadership skills, as well as presentation and public speaking skills through membership in the National FFA organization along with participating in the local branch of the FFA. Modern day trends and issues will be discussed. This program is designed for the development of critical thinking and shared decision making skills. In 2011, 66% of all FEH BOCES Completers went onto some postsecondary education or training.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES INCLUDE:

UNITS OF STUDY INCLUDE: First Year:       

Agriculture Consulting Services Agriculture Credit Official Agricultural Mechanic Agricultural Sales & Service Commercial Farm Manager Environmental Operator/Treatment Plant Farm Laborer Fish Farm Operator Forest Products Manager Greenhouse/Hydroponics Entrepreneur Herd Manager Landscaper Logger Meat Processor Natural Resource Conservation Specialist Organic Agriculture Entrepreneur Sugar Bush Operator Supply Store Manager Technical Publication Writer

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Agriculture Mechanics I Aquaculture/Aquaponics/Hydroponics Horticulture Machinery Operation Plant Production/Crop Management Safety Soil Science Sugar Bush Management

Second Year:          

Agriculture Mechanics III Agribusiness Alternative Energy Animal Science Forest Conservation Food Science Machinery Operation Organic Gardening/Composting Safety Sugar Bush Operation REGISTRATION INFORMATION

For information regarding the above program, please call North Franklin Educational Center (518) 483-5230


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