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Mission Statement

The mission of the Orange-Ulster BOCES is to serve our component districts and community in the development of continuous learners who will be successful in meeting the challenges of 
living in our society today and in the future. 
We will accomplish this mission in a cost-effective manner with a dedicated, skilled, caring staff providing quality educational services in a safe, nurturing and accessible environment.


Instructional Support Services Announces Spring 2016 Workshops

The OU BOCES Division of Instructional Support Services has released its 2016 Spring Professional Development Workshops Catalog.  These workshops are designed to promote continuous teacher... more info

CTE Works Spring 2016 Newsletter

The Career and Technical Education Center is proud to release its CTE Works Spring Newsletter with highlights, happenings and achievements of students who attend the Career Academies at the Career and... more info


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CTE Hosts "Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day"

On Thursday, April 28, 2016, 46 ninth and tenth-grade girls with interest in and aptitude for science and math took part in the Career & Technical Education Center's... <more info>

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Y2Kids Career Expo Opens Career Options for Middle-Schoolers

The 17th Annual Y2Kids Careers from A to Z event sponsored by the Orange-Ulster BOCES Career and Technical Education Division was held in April in the US Army 2nd Aviation... <more info>

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CTE Teachers Honored by Orange County Human Rights Commission

CTE teachers Sean Donlon and Jennifer Quigley were recently honored by the Orange County Human Rights Commission for their work with the CTE Society for Acceptance. The... <more info>

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Goshen HS Mock Trial Team Advances to NYS Tournament

The Mock Trial team from Goshen HS prevailed in the Regional Mock Trial Tournament that was held Saturday, April 30 on the OU BOCES Campus in Goshen.  The four teams who... <more info>

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Orange-Ulster School Districts Honor Outstanding Seniors in Arts and Humanities 

On Thursday, April 28, 2016, thirty-one high school seniors who have distinguished themselves in the humanities during their high school careers came together at... <more info>

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Tyler Muise Award and Scholarship Initiated by Interscholastic Athletic Coordinator Christopher Mayo

Tyler Muise, a Valley Central student and member of the VCHS football team, was recently honored at the annual OCIAA Senior Scholar Athlete Breakfast for his... <more info>

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zSpace Virtual Reality Classroom Visits OU BOCES

On April 19th, Orange-Ulster BOCES welcomed a Virtual Reality Classroom Tour hosted by zSpace.  zSpace offers virtual reality software and hardware that supports STEM... <more info>

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Students Celebrate Books and Libraries at the Great New York Read Aloud

The Orange-Ulster BOCES School Library System celebrated National Library Week at its annual Great New York Read Aloud at the Emanuel Axelrod Education Center on Wednesday,... <more info>

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