Offers career education opportunities to all juniors and seniors in Nassau County. Whether students are looking for immediate employment after graduation or wish to continue their education, they can gain valuable hands-on experience, learn marketable job skills, and receive college credits as they meet high school diploma requirements. Students enrolled at Barry Tech attend classes for two and a half hours a day, five days a week and are encouraged to participate in various career-oriented youth organizations, work-based learning activities, and take part in local and national competitions. All teachers are certified in their area of instruction, and all students’ schedules are carefully reviewed to ensure they will meet assessment and graduation requirements in accordance with No Child Left Behind (NCLB) regulations and SED mandates, the Common Core Learning Standards and the CDOS Credential. Technical endorsements for diplomas are available to students in SED-certified programs, who meet or surpass grade and Regents requirements. Programs approved by SED offer integrated academics that can be used for high school credit. (See catalog and Web page for full descriptions at www.nassauboces.org/barrytech .) Call for more detailed information.
Nassau County, New York; Town of Hempstead, New York; Garden City, New York