Congressman Suozzi Meets with Western Suffolk BOCES Component Superintendents

Congressman Thomas Suozzi (D-Long Island/Queens) visited Western Suffolk BOCES March 27, 2018 at the invitation of Michael Flynn, Chief Operating Officer, to discuss federal matters of interest to the 18 component school districts. At the roundtable meeting, school district superintendents discussed with the Congressman their concerns about school safety, affordable health care, federal school funding […]

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Administrative and Capital Charge Increases Under 2%

The proposed Western Suffolk BOCES budget for 2018-19 results in a 1.8% increase in the administrative charge and a 1.9% increase in the capital charge, for a combined increase of 1.8%. Over the past seven years, the average increase of the administrative charge has been 1.54% and the average increase for the capital charge has […]

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BOCES Compiles Bi-County Enrollment Report

According to the Annual Bi-County Nassau/Suffolk Public School Enrollment Report compiled by the Office of School Planning and Research of Western Suffolk BOCES, public school enrollment on Long Island has declined by 4.3% since 2010, with decreases of 2.1% in Nassau County and 6.1% in Suffolk County. Projections suggest an additional 2.2% decline in the […]

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Salvatore Marinello, Western Suffolk BOCES Board of Education

BOCES Board Elects President, Vice President

The Board of Western Suffolk BOCES elected Salvatore Marinello of West Babylon as president and Jeannette Santos of Amityville as vice president for the 2016-17 school year. They were installed at the Board’s July 11 organizational meeting.

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Public Hearing on Code of Conduct

Western Suffolk BOCES will hold a public hearing on suggested revisions to its Code of Conduct which include the addition of infractions, The hearing will take place: 3:30 pm on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 Large Conference Room 507 Deer Park Road Dix Hills, NY 11746 For more information, contact Nancy Fischetti at 631-549-4900, ext. 224.

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Board Honors Outstanding Achievement Award Winners

Fifteen employees of Western Suffolk BOCES were honored with Outstanding Achievement Awards at the June 13 meeting of the Board. The recipients were selected for the annual honors by the Site-Based Decision-Making teams at each school or program in recognition of their valuable contributions to the students and schools where they work. They were joined by […]

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Retirees from Western Suffolk BOCES are honored by the Board of Education

WS BOCES Board Honors Retirees

Western Suffolk BOCES employees who retired during the 2016-17 school year were honored by the Board of Education and many of their longtime co-workers at a special recognition ceremony June 13. Nearly 50 staff members retired this year, representing a cumulative 1,315 years of service to the children and families of Western Suffolk BOCES.

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Special Meeting

There will be a Special Meeting of the Board of Western Suffolk BOCES which will be held on Friday, June 23, 2017 at the Western Suffolk BOCES Administrative Offices, 507 Deer Park Road, Dix Hills, NY 11746 and 1802 Central Road, Mount Prospect, IL 60056.  Videoconferencing will be utilized during this meeting.   The Special Meeting convenes at 12:30 pm EDT, immediately […]

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Dr. Timothy Eagen (center), Superintendent of the Kings Park School District, accepts a Proclamation of Appreciation from Western Suffolk BOCES Chief Operating Officer Michael Flynn (left) and Board of Education President Peter Wunsch for his district’s support of the External Diploma Program.

Western Suffolk BOCES Board Honors School Districts

For the last 30 years, more than 3,200 adult students have earned local high school diplomas as a result of a partnership between Western Suffolk BOCES and the Kings Park and West Babylon School Districts. In recognition of that partnership, the BOCES Board of Education presented the two districts with Proclamations of Appreciation. The External […]

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