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Why Ulster BOCES?

Ulster BOCES provides educational leadership and support, along with more than 200 innovative and cost-effective programs and services, to help the eight public school districts in Ulster County meet their academic, administrative, and operational goals. Our programs benefit students, educators, employers, and taxpayers throughout Ulster County.

Providing a Skilled Workforce

Career training programs are taught by industry experts who use cutting-edge technology and equipment to help students develop the skills they need to be successful in the workforce. Read More

Improving Teaching & Learning

Instructional Services offers a broad spectrum of programs and services to support component school districts as they focus on student learning and the art and science of teaching. Read More

Serving Students of all Ages & Abilities

High school, adult, and special education students benefit from safe and supportive learning environments, where instruction is tailored to meet their needs. Read More

Collaboration & Efficiency

Sharing services provides an economical way for districts to provide opportunities they otherwise might not be able to afford or that would be more expensive to provide independently. Read More

98%

of our Grade 12 Career & Technical students graduated with a high school diploma or equivalent in the 2015-2016 year

708

college credits were earned by high school students while in our Career & Technical programs during the 2015-2016 year.

2,886

of adult students participated in workforce development and/or career training programs in the 2015-2016 year.

135

Ulster County students with special needs were served by our Special Education programs in the 2015-2016 school year.

1,400

desktops, laptops, tablets, and other devices were procured for local school districts through the Education Technology service
in the 2015-2016 school year.

3,603

educators took part in the more than 300 professional development workshops that were presented by Instructional Services experts in the 2015-2016 school year.

243

environmental hygiene investigations were completed by our Risk Management experts for county school districts during the 2015-2016 school year.

$1.06M

of estimated savings were realized by Ulster County school districts through their participation in the Cooperative Purchasing service in 2015-2016 school year.

News & Announcements

Ulster BOCES to Host Technology Open House

Teachers, administrators, Board of Education members, and school staff who are interested in getting a closer look at the latest tools being used to enhance technology in the classroom are invited to attend the Ulster BOCES Tech Fest on October 24.

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Jewelry Designer Shined at Ulster BOCES

Ulster BOCES means different things to different people. For Brooke Michaels, Ulster BOCES was a way for her to share her passion and creativity with others and turn those talents into a successful business venture.

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Ulster BOCES Board Elects New Officers

The Ulster BOCES Board of Education elected a new president and vice president during its annual organization meeting on July 12. Four members were also sworn in to their newly elected three-year terms

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Spotlights

CTE Graduate Finds her Niche in Healthcare

Chelsea Tucker pursues her career dreams in healthcare while serving her country.

Thomas Lamendola

Ulster BOCES Grad Finds Career Success

Thomas Lamendola turned his aptitude for mechanics into a profitable livelihood.

Former Student Turns Passion into Career

Emily Laubach's time at Ulster BOCES put her on the fast track to becoming a young entrepreneur.

Couple Finds Path to Success in Auto Industry

Molly Sue Morningstar and Kyle Tokle have rewarding positions in the automotive industry.

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