The 2018 Scholastic Arts Award program had the most participation to date, with 945 students and 81 educators participating in the event. Thirty-seven different schools submitted 3,869 piece of art and 409 sliver key and 258 gold key winners were awarded.
Fifty-three students at the Rubin Pollack Education Center participated in the Valentines for Veterans initiative this year. A total of 70 cards were made and mailed to the Montrose VA Hospital in Montrose, New York.
The Career & Tech Center of Sullivan County was nominated for the Best Vocational School and the Adult & Continuing Education Program was nominated for the Best Career Training Center.
Sullivan BOCES is hosting a job fair in collaboration with Sullivan County school districts on Wednesday, February 28th. The event, which will take place from 2:00-5:30 p.m., will be held at the Liberty Firehouse on Sprague Avenue in Liberty.
In Sullivan County, 30% of high school juniors and seniors attend the Career and Technical Education Center at Sullivan BOCES. Even though each student chooses to enter their respective CTE program for a different reason, they are acquiring the knowledge, work ethic and skills necessary to succeed in post-secondary education, the work force or the military. Studies have shown that high school students who attend career and technical training during high school demonstrate higher levels of success in post–secondary education and employment. During a time when many college students can't find a job after graduation, this group of high school seniors is catching the eyes of future employers.
Cosmetology juniors and seniors recently held a "Who Doo" competition". The contest, based on the movie "The Grinch Who Stole Christmas" was a great opportunity for students to use their imagination to come up their best "Who Doo".
On January 18th, School Library Media Specialists from Sullivan Counties Schools met for the 11th Annual Mock Book Awards. The Mock Book Awards allows area Library Media Specialists the opportunity to come together to discuss and rate newly published school-aged books.
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Don't wait! Check out what courses the Adult Program is offering for 2018. Click on the Adult Education Tab at the top of the page to view the catalog. Courses start soon - register now by calling (845) 295-4915
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.