Ulster BOCES secured a $400,000 federal grant from the U.S. Department of Justice aimed at helping Ulster County school districts mitigate the threat of school violence through a Behavior Threat Assessment (BTA) program—an innovative prevention and intervention initiative.
Willem Weston, a senior at New Paltz High School who is enrolled in the Career & Technical Center’s Animal Science program, has been elected as the New York State (NYS) SkillsUSA Area IV vice president.
Ulster BOCES means different things to different people. For Johnny Farris, the hands-on training he received at the Ulster BOCES Career & Technical Center’s Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) program helped him land an excellent full-time position at Woodland Pond.
Ulster BOCES has been awarded a $269,595 grant from the New York State Department of Labor to assist nine teaching assistants who are already working in Ulster County school districts in gaining the education and experience needed to become licensed teachers.
During its September 27th meeting, the Board of Education took a break from their usual business to celebrate 23 of our amazing instructional staff members who officially earned their tenure in the months of June, July, and August.
Ulster BOCES means different things to different people. According to United States Army Warrant Officer Daniel Pavlak, Ulster BOCES was the foundation under his wings.
Two Ulster BOCES professionals will be honored by the Mid-Hudson School Study Council for their remarkable contributions to education. Supervisor of Buildings & Grounds Victor DeStefano will receive the award for Excellence in Administration, and the Award for Excellence for Support Staff will be presented to Administrative Secretary Sharon Schofield.
Local school administrators, regional law enforcement, and fire department personnel who work directly with New York State schools, recently met for a multi-day training event on Multi-Hazard Emergency Planning for Schools.
The very essence of the mission of the Ulster Board of Cooperative Educational Services, or BOCES, is its role as collaborator and facilitator.
Award-winning author and screenwriter Neil Gaiman was the guest of honor at the June 13 meeting of Ulster BOCES librarians.
Graduates of the Surgical Technologist program at the Ulster BOCES Adult Career Education Center celebrated their achievements at an end-of-year ceremony on Thursday, June 22 at the Jane Bullowa Conference Center in New Paltz.
For Asher Mapstone, a 2020 graduate of the Ulster BOCES APIE program, Ulster BOCESwas a place where he learned to meet challenges head on.
Ulster BOCES Hudson Valley Pathways Academy instructors Noah Smith and Matthew Leifeld have been named 2023 Manufacturing Champions by the Council of Industry, the manufacturers’ association of the Hudson Valley.
Frank Falatyn, president of FALA Technologies in Kingston, has received the Ulster County School Boards Association (UCSBA) Distinguished Friend of Education Award.
Ulster BOCES means different things to different people. For Rebecca “Becki” Davoli, it meant finding both her confidence and her passion, and led her to a position at the Live Free & Dye Salon, which was voted the winner of the 2022 Best Salon by Hudson Valley Magazine.
For Gary Wells, a 2014 Kingston High School graduate, the Ulster BOCES Criminal Justice program provided him with a path to become a sheriff’s detective—a position he hadn’t even considered when he was in high school.
Wallkill High School senior Connor Rhoades, who attends the Ulster BOCES Advanced Manufacturing and Robotics program, and his classmate Cameron France from Saugerties High School, are credited with creating a unique 3D prototype of a school bus door latch designed to ensure that school bus doors remain latched if air pressure dissipates from the bus.
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.
Ulster BOCES Hudson Valley Pathways Academy (HVPA) students, known as young scholars, are gaining a wealth of hands-on experience as they serve internships with local industry leaders and manufacturers. Recently, the students worked with AMETEK Rotron, a manufacturer located in Woodstock, to tackle a real-world business problem.
More than 50 regional technology directors, network administrators, and data protection officers gathered at the Ulster BOCES Jane Bullowa Conference Center in New Paltz for a Regional Technology Day hosted by the Mid-Hudson Regional Information Center (MHRIC) on March 10.