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Sullivan BOCES is an innovative, county-wide educational service agency, providing leadership, cooperative services, and collaborative opportunities for students, school districts, and community organizations.
We promote student success, equity and inclusion for all, while meeting the
diverse needs of our students and rural communities.

News & Special Announcements

Become a Teacher Flyer Header

The Mid-Hudson School Study Council, along with Mount Saint Mary College and Sullivan BOCES, invite you to consider a rewarding career in teaching right here in Sullivan County!

If you have college credits or a degree and dream of stepping into the classroom—or if you're contemplating a career change and think teaching could be your calling—this is your opportunity to explore a fulfilling path.

Attend our upcoming open house event and complete a brief survey to express your interest. Your credentials will be reviewed by Mount Saint Mary College, who will design a customized program tailored to your goals and aspirations.

Read More about Learn How You Can Become a Teacher On June 4, 2024
Community Resource Webinar Flyer

On June 11th, Sullivan BOCES will host a virtual (ZOOM) meeting for parents and guardians of students with disabilities. During this webinar, several representatives from community agencies will join us to discuss the resources available to parents and guardians when their child(ren) is outside of the school setting or after graduation.

The meeting will take place at 4:30 PM. 

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EmergencyServicesYouthAcademyflyer

This summer, the Sullivan County Bureau of Fire is hosting a week-long Emergency Services Youth Academy for youths aged 14-16. The registration window is now open through May 31st. 

The Emergency Services Youth Academy will take place on July 22-26 from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm at the Sullivan County Emergency Services Training Center.

Address: 615 Old White Lake Turnpike, Swan Lake 

For more information, call (845) 807-0509 or email scesya@sullivanny.us

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New Vision Students - SkillsUSA Competition

Sixteen dedicated students from Sullivan BOCES' Vision Health program recently journeyed to Syracuse for the prestigious New York State SkillsUSA competition. Over the course of three days, talented individuals from across the state showcased their vocational prowess in various categories. Representing Sullivan BOCES and Sullivan County with distinction, our students excelled in their respective competitions.

Among the highlights, the Health Knowledge Bowl team comprising Jillian Carlsen, Kritika Talukder, Mahi Patel, and Lorna Dewitt secured an impressive second-place finish. Additionally, Cathy Delgado Flores demonstrated her skill by clinching third place in the Cosmetology Jr competition.

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Image of Fentanyl Pills

The "emerging trend" of "brightly-colored" fentanyl pills being used to lure children and young people, is called "Rainbow Fentanyl"
 

Rainbow Fentanyl" has been seized in at least 18 states and is made to look like candy, and comes in several forms, including "pills, powder and blocks that resembles sidewalk chalk." Powdered Fentanyl is more potent than pills. 

 

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Pictures of the kids with the flu

Each year, to comply with New York State Public Health Law (PHL) § 613, licensed and registered daycare programs, nursery schools, pre-K, kindergarten, school-age childcare programs, and public and non-public schools are required to post information about influenza (flu) and the benefits of flu vaccination at the start of flu season in early fall. Flu vaccination is more important than ever because the flu, RSV, and the virus that causes COVID-19 may all be spreading. Flu vaccination will help reduce the spread of flu, ease the burden on our health care system, and reduce the number of illnesses that interrupt education and lead to absences. Influenza (flu), spreads easily and can make people very sick, especially kids. 


You can help stop flu!

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Sullivan 180 Logo

Sullivan 180 has produced a Community Resource Guide for you to use and share. 

This guide is their response to the number one barrier to achieving better health identified by Sullivan County residents: knowledge of existing resources. 

It can be complex and overwhelming to identify and locate services that will help in your hour of need, particularly if you are new to the area, or in crisis.  After several years of information gathering, Sullivan 180 worked with community partners and the Sullivan County Democrat to print the resource guide in an effort to get it into the hands of as many community residents as possible. 

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Banner ad from the FCC

The Affordable Connectivity Program is a Federal Communications Commission program that helps connect families and households struggling to afford internet service. This new benefit provides a discount of up to $30 per month toward broadband service for eligible households. Eligible households can also receive a one-time discount of up to $100 to purchase a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet from participating providers.

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