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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

96%

of our Grade 12 Career & Technical students graduated with a high school diploma or equivalent in the 2016-2017 year.

36

articulation agreements with post secondary institutions were in effect as of October 2017, allowing students to earn college credits while still in high school.


592

adult students participated in workforce development and/or career training programs in the 2016-2017 year.

142

Ulster County students with special needs were served by our Special Education programs in the 2016-2017 school year.

696

adult learners worked to improve their chances of success by pursuing their High School Equivalency Diploma through adult education programs during the 2016-2017 year.


3,412

educators took part in the more than 294 professional development workshops that were presented by Instructional Services experts in the 2016-2017 school year.

244

environmental hygiene investigations were completed by our Risk Management experts for county school districts during the 2016-2017 school year.

$1.13M

of estimated savings were realized by Ulster County school districts through their participation in the Cooperative Purchasing service in 2016-2017 school year.

News & Announcements

Spotlights

Paige Zorij dressed in scrubs preparing to perform a medical procedure

Ulster BOCES Grad Becomes Essential Part of Hospital Surgical Team

Inspired by her mother, a registered nurse, Paige Zorij is now part of a cardiothoracic team that performs two to three open-heart surgeries a day.

Katja Jourdan in her captain uniform in front of map.

Aviation Grad Lands Dream Job as Airline Captain

Aviation grad Katja Jourdan lands her dream job as a captain for Trans States Airlines.

Chelsea Tucker

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.

Emily Laubach

Former Student Turns Passion into Career

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

Molly & Ian

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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