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Career-minded students invited to tour Barry Tech

Students at Barry TechBarry Tech Open House

February 2
Open House, 10 a.m.-noon (Snow date: February 9)

Other Open House Opportunities

February 2 or April 13
Long Island High School for the Arts (LIHSA) Open House, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the school in Syosset; Learn more about LIHSA

February 3 or April 13
• Hofstra Summer Camp Open House
noon-2 p.m. at David S. Mack Physical Education Center, North Campus; Learn more about Hofstra Summer Camps

February 13
• Long Island High School for the Arts Parent Open House, 8 a.m. at the school in Syosset

March 13 or May 9
Hofstra Summer Camp BOCES Open House, 6-8 p.m. at the Joseph M. Barry Career & Technical Education Center in Westbury

Nassau BOCES Barry Tech, a career and technical education high school for students with a passion for a hands-on career is holding an Open House on Saturday, February 2 from 10 a.m. – noon.  

Guided tours of the state-of-the-art facility run from 10-10:45 a.m., every 15 minutes. Know the specific course you’re interested in? Join a tour at 11:15 a.m. for your class of choice.

Prospective students from Nassau County are invited to meet Administration, tour the campus at 1196 Prospect Avenue in Westbury, meet with expert faculty and staff, and learn about classes focused on their specific interests in more than 40 different career fields ranging from Automotive Technology to Cosmetology and Gaming to Fashion Design Technology.

Attendees can visit classrooms and shops that are designed to simulate real world settings. Learn about Barry Tech’s Summer program, offered through a partnership with Hofstra Summer Camps. There are a number of exciting offerings including Aviation, Culinary Arts, and Veterinary Science, to name a few.

Barry Tech courses provide both theory and practical application. Barry Tech teachers are experienced in both subject matter and the world of work. They are eager to share their skills and experiences, and they work hard to help students succeed.

“Students who attend Barry Tech benefit from hands-on training with instruction from teachers with experience from working in their respective fields,” says Barry Tech Principal Pete Dalton. “Our students can also participate in work-based learning and service learning projects that provide a real feel for the careers they are interested in pursuing.”