Receive real-time SWBOCES alerts and updates on your mobile device by downloading the eChalk Notify app on the App Store or Google Play.
All alerts that appear on our websites are pushed directly to the app so you don't need to check the website to receive updates, including weather-related announcements or changes to in-person or remote instruction schedules. Watch a demonstration video from eChalk here.
Simply download and launch the app and follow the prompts to connect using one of the codes below that corresponds to your BOCES Center.
SWBOCES: 9ZNOV7 Adult & Community Services: F58Q2A Career Services: TEZ4W0 Interscholastic Athletics: CLYJF6 LHRIC: 82QCYN Professional Development: XNK0O1 School Library System: FOUPS5 Special Services: 4NIIB7
Any eChalk user can also log in to the Notify app to receive alerts from all classes and groups without using a code.
Southern Westchester BOCES
2021-2022 Southern Westchester BOCES Services Guide is out!
We are happy to announce that the 2021-22 Southern Westchester BOCES Services Guide has been published. The Services Guide details the range of cooperative services available to component district schools in the coming school year. These services are developed in collaboration with our district partners and are designed with student needs and district goals and missions in mind. The Services Guide will be shipped to component district offices soon. As usual, a digitally accessible version is posted at SWBOCES.org under the Our Districts menu as well as attached to this announcement. We encourage you to peruse these pages and learn all about how SWBOCES works to support all our students and schools in ways that are effective and cost-efficient.
This add-on allows your students to give positive Non-Verbal Feedback during a Google Hangout Meet. It also gives them the ability to use raise their hand and let you know when they need to say something while muted.
This add-on removes the 4 person visual limitation to Hangouts Meet when you are on with students. You can then see all members of the meet in different grid configurations. It also provides you with the ability to auto-highlight the person actively speaking.
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