Human Resources Department

Please click the links below to find resources and information that may be useful to you as an employee during the COVID-19 crisis.

NYS COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave

NYS Emergency Paid Sick Leave Form

For additional information or any questions about the above leave request forms, please contact Mary Ann Melendez at Completed forms and documents will need to be sent to Mary Ann Melendez at

The Human Resources Department serves nearly one thousand employees who provide a variety of services to school districts and individual students in the region. 

The Human Resources Department administers all personnel policies and procedures for SWBOCES employees. These include: recruiting, interviewing, and hiring new staff; orienting and supporting new employees; administering benefits; maintaining attendance and personnel records; assisting in contract negotiations; and planning and coordinating agency-wide special events and staff development activities.

We are seeking employees at every level who will join us in our mission to provide regional leadership and cost effective, high quality services. SWBOCES is committed to ensuring that all staff are selected and supported in an environment that nurtures their professional growth and advances our mission. We recognize that the people who work for SWBOCES are its most important resource.

View our HR Roadmap for answers to your frequently asked HR questions.

The Human Resources Team

To contact Human Resources please call: 914-937-3820. 

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