General Information About Putnam-Westchester BOCES Practical Nursing Program
Career and Technical Education A wide array of programs is available to Tech Center at Yorktown students who want to develop new career skills and earn college credit. Teenagers can gain a competitive edge by enrolling in one of 29 Career and Technical Education courses in the areas of arts and humanities, business, engineering, health, human and public services, and natural and agricultural sciences. In addition, academic credit is offered in English, Math, Science or Social Studies as well as college credit in many of the exciting programs. The Tech Center offers students an opportunity to attend for one or two years, for two or four hours each day. Successful graduates can attain a Career and Technical Education Certificate or a Regents Diploma with a Technical Endorsement. The success rate is high, with 51 % going on to colleges or technical institutions and 42 % working in their field of study. Clubs, competitions and honor societies round out the Tech Center experience. The Career and Technical Education department also offers more than 300 courses for adults, during the day or evening, as well as free literacy programs.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 2-year, Public
Special Learning Opportunities
- General Education Courses
- Career Services available upon completion
- Institution does not accept dual, credit for life, or AP credits
- Not applicable
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- 1-2 years certificate
- Suburb: Large
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants 172 Percent Admitted 23% Men Admitted 10% Women Admitted 25% Full Time Retention Rate 94%
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 92 Native American 0 Asian 2 African American 62 Hispanic 2 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 22 Enrolled FullTime Graduates