BOCES recognized for saving
13,859 trees and nearly $300,000
Staff efforts led to early success in energy conservation
For conserving enough energy to
save nearly $300,000 — and 13,859 trees — Capital Region BOCES
has won the Award for Energy Stewardship.
From student to son:
staff member finds family at work
Special Education teaching assist adopts former student
Three years ago, Special Education
teaching assistant Brenda Heritage met Cody Brown when he
began attending classes at Rotterdam Academy II. Having
spent most of his years in foster care and group home
settings, Cody came to the school’s program with severe
behavioral issues and difficulty making friends with kids
his own age.
Complete Special Education Division study released
Final report follows initial June 2010 release
The final report out of a
comprehensive study of Capital Region BOCES' Special Education
Division is now available.
Students look beyond
of Tech Valley High School
Online courses encouraged by NYS Education Department
Twenty Tech Valley High School
students are looking beyond the walls of Tech Valley High to receive
their education — well beyond the walls.
NY State Education Department officials note many changes
Officials note challenges ahead
Two New York State Education Department
officials recently met with
area superintendents, discussing how federal Race to the Top
funds will be used, and the challenges our state's education
NERIC plans Internet shutdown
this Saturday, September 25
Shutdown to last from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m.
All NERIC services, including Internet
and phone, will be shutdown from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday,
This shutdown will allow NERIC to complete a number of
equipment and network upgrades to strengthen its servers,
electrical power, Internet capacity and data storage
capabilities. This upgrade will ensure NERIC can provide
fully reliable and dynamic services, as well as expand its
offerings to districts.
Questions? Call the Help Desk at 862-5400.