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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

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college credits were earned by high school students through articulation agreements with 38 colleges/universities.

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local businesses served as partners on our advisory councils and committees, providing valuable input into the curriculum offered to students.

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adult learners worked to improve their chances of success by pursuing their High School Equivalency Diploma through adult education programs.

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young professionals enrolled in CTE programs were engaged in internships last year; including 60 paid placements with interns collectively earning more than $11K
a week.

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cooperative bids were prepared to allow districts to jointly purchase supplies and services and benefit from economies of scale.

 

 

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educators took part in the more than 251 professional development workshops that were presented by Educator Edge experts.

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devices were purchased for Ulster BOCES & component school districts to support teaching and learning.

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meals were prepared through our food service management program.

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Ulster BOCES Automotive Collision Program Offers All The Right Tools

Ulster BOCES means different things to different people. For Evan Ricci of the Kingston City School District, a high school senior who is in his second year of the Ulster BOCES Automotive Collision Technology program, it meant adding new skills, techniques, and resources to his “toolbox.” 

Angelina Violante, a 2018 graduate of the Wallkill Central School District who attended the Ulster BOCES Career & Technical C

Ulster BOCES Graduate from Wallkill High School Lands Job at Culinary Institute of America  

Since graduating high school, Angelina Violante, a 2018 graduate of the Wallkill Central School District who attended the Ulster BOCES Career & Technical Center’s Culinary Arts program, has been following her passion for baking. 

Asher graduating

Ulster BOCES Graduate Now Flourishing at SUNY Ulster

For Asher Mapstone, a 2020 graduate of the Ulster BOCES APIE program, Ulster BOCES was a place where he learned to meet challenges head on.

 

Ulster BOCES Cosmetology Graduate Rebecca “Becki” Davoli Achieves Career Success at Popular Hudson Valley Salon

Cosmetology Graduate Achieves Career Success at Popular Hudson Valley Salon

For Rebecca “Becki” Davoli, Ulster BOCES meant finding both her confidence and her passion, and led her to a position at the Live Free & Dye Salon,