Congratulations Eldred CSD for winning America's Battle of the Book Competition! Eldred CSD and Livingston Manor CSD competed against each other to win the Battle of the Books Competition. The competition challenges students to see which group retained the most knowledge on the books 30 books they read during the 2017-2018 school year.
The Career & Tech Center held its Recognition Ceremony on June 14th for 183 graduating Career & Tech students at the Tri-Valley Central School. The night was filled with smiling faces, cheers, and applauds as the graduates made their way across the stage to accept their certificates, awards, and scholarships.
On June 14th, BOCES recognized its new instructional staff for completing their first year of the 2-year Induction Program. Mentors and administrators attended the ceremony.
The Middle School at RPEC held its Second Annual Science Fair on June 12th. At the fair, students proudly demonstrated and presented their projects to fellow students, family members and school staff.
Students at the White Sulphur Springs School have a great time learning about air and air pressure at the Mad Science Assembly.
On June 11th, Sullivan County BOCES held its Thirty-third Annual Academic Achievement Dinner honoring the county’s top students. Superintendents of Schools, Principals, Board Presidents, and members of the press attended the event. Mr. Jonathan Schiller, CEO of Catskill Regional Medical Center was the guest speaker.
Today 17 individuals reached a milestone in their lives and graduated from the Rubin Pollack Education Center at Sullivan BOCES. Congratulations graduates we are so proud of your accomplishments! You are a shining example to many others. Never give up on your dreams. Congratulations Class of 2018 – Job well done!
Mr. Jamie Kaminski (Director of Security for Bethel Woods Center for the Arts) recently came into the Public Safety Class at the Career & Tech Center to give a presentation on security services within Bethel Woods. At the conclusion of the presentation he accepted job applications for summer employment. As a result, 14 students will be offered summer employment in the security and parking operation field.
We recently celebrated our students’ academics, positive behaviors and attendance at the Rubin Pollack Education Center (RPEC). Each month, students are chosen from all of our programs and their names/pictures are placed on the bulletin board in the main hallway of RPEC and the Lower Annex building. The students also attended a Principal's lunch to celebrate and honor their achievements.
Ongoing - Employment Open House:
Interested job seekers can attend an Employment Open House every Thursday from 1pm-3pm, to learn about the jobs available at BOCES. The open house will take place at the BOCES Administration Building, 6 Wierk Avenue, Liberty, NY 12754.
If you have questions about the Employment Open House, please contact the Human Resources Department
at (845) 295-4073.
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Sullivan BOCES is located in the southern Catskill region of New York State. 100 miles from New York City, Sullivan County is known for its natural beauty, outdoor recreation, open spaces and close proximity to the New York Metropolitan Area, all of which makes Sullivan County an ideal location for cultural and economic growth.
The County is home to the 1969 Woodstock Music Festival, the resort casino: Resorts World Catskills, legendary fly fishing of the Beaverkill and Willowemoc Rivers, the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts & Museum, bald eagles, challenging golf courses, resorts and much more.
Residents of the County are also within commuting distance from several community and SUNY colleges. Sullivan County is also within 45 miles of Stewart International Airport and is the home of the Sullivan County International Airport, which is large enough for small and corporate jets. The County is deeply involved in Sullivan Renaissance (a county-wide beautification program) and offers quaint surroundings, affordable housing, friendly neighborhoods and a great deal of community pride, making Sullivan County a prime choice for new residents.
The supervisory district serves eight component districts (Eldred CSD, Fallsburg CSD, Liberty CSD, Livingston Manor CSD, Monticello CSD, Roscoe CSD, Sullivan West CSD, and Tri-Valley CSD). Sullivan BOCES also provides cross contract services to districts throughout the state.
Sullivan BOCES consists of:
Sullivan County BOCES delivers a wide-range of instructional and management services to its eight school districts and several other schools. Our three-hundred staff members collaborate with our customers to create solutions to educational challenges, increase operational efficiencies, and reduce costs. We improve student success by providing quality educational experiences, helping students achieve their goals, learn skills, increase knowledge and develop a work ethic for the 21st century.
Our Career and Technical Education program offers juniors and seniors hands-on training in a variety of fields, guided by expert Advisory Boards, ensuring that students are ready for employment or for college study. Our Career & Tech programs have articulation agreements with colleges or trade schools, and can earn credit toward an associate or bachelor degree while still in high school at a significant savings.
Children and young adults are the main focus of the Special Education and Alternative Education Programs, which create and implement strategies to develop each individual’s potential utilizing state-of-the-art technology to enrich instruction.
Adults interested a career change, learning new skills or hobbies, preparing for the HSE/TASC diploma, or learning English as a second language find offerings at the BOCES Adult & Continuing Education. The program offers day and evening courses, on-line courses, and works with area businesses to provide specialized training to meet the needs of the individual business.
The Instructional Support Services Division is an important resource helping educators adapt to the new State–mandated learning standards, and providing professional development. We work with the districts to integrate technology into their classrooms.
We also offer cooperative school support services designed to increase efficiencies, save time and money and eliminate duplication of staff, facilities, and equipment. Our goal is simple, do everything we can to collaborate to increase student success, optimize efficiencies and enhance cost savings.