SWBOCES to celebrate 75 years
Diamond anniversary: Ours was among the original BOCES formed in 1948
Southern Westchester BOCES will commemorate 75 years of supporting the work of local schools with a reception prior to its Annual Meeting on April 12, 2023.
The celebration will take place at the Career Services campus, 65 Grasslands Road in Valhalla. The 5:30 reception will feature food service by the campus's Culinary Arts program.
Southern Westchester BOCES was among the original Boards of Cooperative Educational Services chartered in 1948 by the state and by local school boards. Established in by the State University of New York following a June 15, 1948, meeting of school directors, board members and trustees in White Plains, the entity then known as BOCES II, first met the following September.
Today we offer hundreds of cooperative, cost-efficient services to school districts in the region, encompassing 187 different schools, 104,000 students, and more than 650,000 adults who live and work here. Our Centers provide more than 70 services to help school districts, teaching and administrative professionals, students, and the public with needs in the areas of special education, career and technical education, transportation, interscholastic athletics, adult and community services, technology, and professional learning.