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    Stakeholder meetings on 20-21 school year scheduled

    In conjunction with our submitted plan for reopening for the 2020-21 school year, Southern Westchester BOCES will host public meetings to discuss the plan with stakeholders, including families and community members. The meetings are scheduled as follows:

    • Tuesday, Aug. 18, at 4 p.m.
    • Wednesday, Aug. 19, at 10 a.m.
    • Thursday, Aug. 20, at 6 p.m.  

    All three meetings will be streamed live at http://www.facebook.com/swboces. Questions may be submitted in advance at https://forms.gle/SqhMmdk4K45RSfzF8. A Facebook account is not required to view the meeting. 

    Southern Westchester BOCES
  • WATCH: July 29 Board of Education meeting

    The Southern Westchester BOCES Board of Education held its regularly scheduled meeting via videoconference on July 29. A recording of the meeting may be viewed at our Board meetings page, along with past meetings and meeting transcripts since the remote instruction period began . 

    Southern Westchester BOCES
  • We salute the Practical Nursing Class of 2020!

    We offer this video tribute to the graduating class of 2020 of the Southern Westchester BOCES Practical Nursing Program. We wish you every success and know you'll go far in your nursing careers!

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  • PD Center’s “Summer Institute” Bolsters Educators’ Teaching for Fall Semester

    To prepare teachers and school leaders for September, the Center for Professional Development and Curriculum Support at Southern Westchester BOCES, in collaboration with colleagues from the Lower Hudson Regional Information Center, presents its Summer Institute for Hybrid and Virtual Learning. The Summer Institute will engage educators throughout July and August by offering a cycle of nine sessions that will help teachers continue providing valuable instruction and learning experiences for their students.

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  • Retiring Board Members Leave Legacy of Service to SWBOCES

    The Southern Westchester BOCES Board of Education bid farewell and offered heartfelt thanks to two retiring members whose years of dedicated service have contributed greatly to public education in our region.

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  • SWBOCES Communications Office Earns Seven National P.R. Awards

    Staff members of Southern Westchester BOCES' Public Information Office won a record seven communications awards from the National School Public Relations Association's 2020 Publications and Digital Media Awards.

    “Our team of school communications professionals is driven by a true dedication to students and to the SWBOCES mission, which is to support our component districts,” said Brian Howard, Director of Communications. 

    Southern Westchester BOCES
  • SWBOCES PD Center Shines, Leads Partners through Educational Challenges during Pandemic

    Through the struggles caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the Center for Professional Development and Curriculum Support at Southern Westchester BOCES has pivoted to support its school district partners. The Center’s success, which stems from a combination of humanizing technology and implementing flexibility, allows it to continue providing educational opportunities and resources in this new era.

    News Feed - Center for Professional Development & Curriculum Support
  • Fashion with (virtual) flair

    Our fashion students missed an opportunity to host a fashion show this year, but they were able to strut on at-home catwalks, putting on a virtual show! Students created COVID-19 inspired fashion, videotaped themselves modeling their designs.

    News Feed - Center for Career Services 2019-20
  • National Technical Honor Society has new members

    The Center for Career Services found a unique way to celebrate the newest members of the National Technical Honor Society. Unable to host an in-person ceremony due to the coronavirus, the Center opted for a virtual one, sharing a pre-recorded ceremony on June 17.

    News Feed - Center for Career Services 2019-20
  • CTE students recognized on consecutive nights

    The Center for Career Services honored students on back-to-back nights. The first time came with the premier of the National Technical Honor Society induction ceremony on Wednesday, June 17. Next, on Thursday, June 18, the Center premiered its year-end Recognition Ceremony, where 335 graduates celebrated embarking on the careers for which SWBOCES has trained them. Both videos can be viewed in full online at http://careers.swboces.org. We congratulate our students on their achievements.

    News Feed - Center for Career Services 2019-20
  • Recognition Ceremony 2020

    This year's Recognition Ceremony was a bit different, a reflection on the school year that saw a dramatic change when distance learning was introduced in the ealry spring. As always, the Southern Westchester BOCES Center for Career Services wanted to create a special evening to recognize its students. Since an in-person event was not possible, school administrators created a virtual one! Click here to learn more about the ceremony and to watch a video of the event.

    News Feed - Center for Career Services 2019-20
  • Tappan Hill School goes virtual for Field Day

    Tappan Hill School educators didn't let a little thing like distance learning get in the way of their annual Field Day celebration. They just got a creative with it. Watch it here on YouTube. You may want to keep a tissue handy!
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  • Congratulations to our Adult Literacy Center Class of 2020!

    The mission of our Center for Adult & Community Services is to give our students a bridge to new opportunities and achievements. They are new citizens, speakers of English as a new language, and High School Equivalency recipients. They gain employment skills in workforce certification programs. They reach new heights for themselves and for their families and their communities. And everyone of them makes us proud. Congratulations, Class of 2020!

    View their graduation video here.

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  • We celebrate and thank our 2020 American Dreamer Award recipients

    Students in our Special Services programs rely on the support of a community that extends beyond our classrooms and campuses and into the cities, towns and villages of Southern Westchester. Each year we honor community partners whose extraordinary efforts make a meaningful difference in the lives of our students. We call these honors the "American Dreamer Awards." View the 2020 awards program here. Thank you for your support! 

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  • Student work to be featured in upcoming art exhibition

    Commercial Art student Carlos Valiente recently received some great news. One of his pieces he did for his class work will be featured in the Greenwich, Connecticut-based Bruce Museum upcoming iCreate Exhibition!

    News Feed - Center for Career Services 2019-20
  • Read our latest Careers Central!

    Our latest Careers Central e-newsletter can now be viewed! Learn about all the amazing projects our students have been engaged in during distance learning and how our teachers have gone above and beyond to create meaningful learning experiences for them!

    News Feed - Center for Career Services 2019-20
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