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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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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