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OU BOCES Chief Operating Officer celebrates with student at Humanities awards

On Wednesday, June 2, 2021, thirty-two high school seniors who have distinguished themselves in the arts and humanities during their high school careers were honored for their significant achievement. Students from school districts in the Orange-Ulster BOCES region were feted at the Senior Scholar Humanities Honoree Ceremony held at Goshen High School’s Coliseum.

OU BOCES Chief Operating Officer celebrates with student at Scholar Athlete awards

High school seniors who have distinguished themselves in the classroom and the athletic arena were honored on Wednesday, June 2,  at the Orange County Interscholastic Athletic Association (OCIAA) Scholar Athlete Awards Ceremony held at the Goshen High School Coliseum. The event was attended by honorees, their families, school district personnel, members of the OCIAA Executive Committee and government officials. 

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Two teams of Orange-Ulster BOCES Career and Technical Education (CTE) students finished in first place at the virtual the New York State SkillsUSA competition last month. OU BOCES was also named a CEP (Chapter of Excellence Program) Chapter of Distinction Gold Award recipient during the virtual awards ceremony.

Special education student with drawing

During the month of March, students throughout the Orange-Ulster BOCES Division of Special Education participated in an extensive community service project called “Operation Send a Senior a Smile” and created artwork and cards for homebound seniors throughout Orange County.

Color image of Chinese dumplings in a bamboo pot

The Orange-Ulster Mandarin Chinese Program is excited to announce our upcoming virtual Chinese Cooking & Culture Series which features traditional Chinese dishes made by our Mandarin Chinese teachers beginning Wednesday, December 30 at 4 p.m.

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By The Numbers


Career & Technical Education Completion Rate


Our Instructional Support Division provided 1,060 professional learning sessions to 8,314 educators in the 2019-2020 school year.


Computers/devices purchased for our districts through our Technical Support Services Division in the 2019-2020 school year


More than 81% of OU BOCES Special Education students met or exceeded proficiency standards on the latest New York State Alternate Assessment (2018-19 NYSAA Data from Mid-Hudson RIC)


Career & Technical Education business partners


Career and Technical Education programs