Jonah M. Schenker, Ed.D., of New Paltz, New York, has been appointed as the new District Superintendent of Ulster BOCES, effective March 23, 2023. Schenker will serve a dual role as the state education commissioner’s representative for the eight local component school districts in the Ulster BOCES region, and as chief executive officer of Ulster BOCES.
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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.
of our Grade 12 Career & Technical students graduated with a high school diploma or equivalent in the 2019-2020 year.
articulation agreements with post secondary institutions were in effect as of October 2019, allowing students to earn college credits while still in high school.
devices were purchased for Ulster BOCES & component school districts to support instruction in 2019-2020, along with an additional 2,721 to support reopening.
college credits were earned by the young scholars who attend the Hudson Valley Pathways Academy in the PTECH program during the 2019-2020 school year.
adult learners worked to improve their chances of success by pursuing their High School Equivalency Diploma through adult education programs during the 2019-2020 year.
educators took part in the more than 614 professional development workshops that were presented by Instructional Services experts in the 2019-2020 school year.
local businesses served as partners on our CTE advisory council in 2019-2020, providing valuable input into the curriculum offered to students.
facemasks and other PPE were donated to healthcare facilities in the 2019-2020 school year.
News & Announcements
Ulster BOCES Staff Manufacture and Donate PPE
Personal protection equipment is being donated to healthcare and essential workers on the front lines of the battle against COVID-19.
Proud graduate of the Ulster BOCES Criminal Justice program
Police officer Gary Wells attributes his success and love of his career to the Ulster BOCES Criminal Justice program.
Ulster BOCES Grad Becomes Essential Part of Hospital Surgical TeamInspired 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.
Aviation Grad Lands Dream Job as Airline Captain
Aviation grad Katja Jourdan lands her dream job as a captain for Trans States Airlines.
CTE Graduate Finds her Niche in Healthcare
Chelsea Tucker pursues her career dreams in healthcare while serving her country.
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.