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Jefferson-Lewis-Hamilton-Herkimer-Oneida BOCES is inviting members of the public to attend two upcoming open houses for its technical centers in Jefferson and Lewis Counties, giving visitors a chance to learn more about the program offerings for Career & Technical Education (CTE) and Adult Education.  

The Charles H. Bohlen, Jr. Technical Center, 20104 State Route 3, Watertown, NY 13601, will be holding its Open House on Wednesday, October 11, from 5:30 pm- 7:30 pm. The Open House will take place at both the technical center and at Jefferson Community College at the Dulles Building, where the New Vision Health, Medical Careers, Medical Assisting, and Nursing Assistant programs are located.  

The BOCES Adult Practical Nursing program will also be open and taking part in demonstrations. Those will be taking at the Bohlen Technical Center.   

The Howard G. Sackett Technical Center, 5836 State Route 12, Glenfield, NY 13343, will be holding its Open House on Wednesday, October 18, from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm. The Open House will take place at both the technical center and at the Lewis County-JCC Extension Center, 7395 East Rd, Lowville, NY 13367, which houses the Engineering & Design and Heavy Equipment programs.    

The Open Houses provide an opportunity for parents, prospective students, and members of the community to see the educational opportunities that are available for both high school students and adults. Join us for an evening to explore and discover the career waiting for you through BOCES. Instructors for all of our courses will be available to answer questions. Displays and demonstrations will be featured throughout the center. College and military representatives will be in attendance.  

Refreshments will also be served courtesy of the Culinary Arts program. There will also be a variety of activities and demonstrations conducted by students throughout the evening.  

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About Jefferson-Lewis-Hamilton-Herkimer-Oneida BOCES Jefferson-Lewis-Hamilton-Herkimer-Oneida BOCES (Board of Cooperative Educational Services) offers cost-effective shared services to 18 component school districts. These services include career and technical education course offerings as well as special education, instructional and administrative support services. BOCES also serves the continuing education needs of local business, labor and industries in the community and offers a wide range of continuing education opportunities for adult learners. Learn more at