Graphic Students Win for Creative Company Design

For the second year in a row, Melanie Wolff of West Babylon was a member of Wilson Tech’s Advertising/Graphic Design team that won first place in the Huntington Chamber of Commerce’s 12th annual Business Leadership Competition. Melanie teamed up this year with Luis Alvarado-Rodriguez, also of West Babylon, and bested 350 entries from both Nassau […]

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Jahad Hoyte, a second year student in Wilson Tech's Aviation Science/Flight

School Board Members Visit Wilson Tech

School board members recently toured exhibits and visited with both Wilson Tech students and BOCES staff to learn more about the offerings of Western Suffolk BOCES. The featured speaker was Jahad Hoyte, a senior from Half Hollow Hills West in Tech’s Aviation Science/Flight program, who described how he overcame his fears and successfully learned to […]

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Assemblyman Lupinacci Visits James E. Allen Elementary School.

Lupinacci Tours BOCES from Tarmac to Classroom

Assemblyman Chad Lupinacci went from the tarmac outside Wilson Tech’s Republic Airport campus to a classroom for young children with autism at the James E. Allen Elementary School on his recent tour of the schools of Western Suffolk BOCES. “We are extremely grateful that the Assemblyman took time from his busy schedule to see first […]

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Public survey of the NYS P-12 Common Core Learning Standards

Common Core Survey Seeks Input

The New York State Education Department is conducting a review of the NYS P-12 Common Core Learning Standards in English Language Arts/Literacy and Mathematics and has released a survey seeking public comment on these standards. The results of the survey will be used to inform any changes made to the standards. To understand the purpose […]

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Website Goes Mobile Thanks to Skills of Wilson Tech Grad!

Find more photos, easier navigation, and great content on your cellphone, tablet, laptop, or desktop on the re-designed website of Western Suffolk BOCES thanks to a 1998 graduate of Wilson Tech! After BOCES evaluated several bid proposals, the website re-design project was awarded to Maxburst, an award-winning website design and digital marketing company in Farmingdale. […]

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Commissioner Listens to Local Superintendents

More than 100 current and former superintendents from both Nassau and Suffolk counties had the opportunity to question NYS Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia about Common Core, student assessments and teacher evaluations for an hour on Oct. 9 at a luncheon at Western Suffolk BOCES. Before the floor was opened to questions, the Commissioner had framed […]

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Cleaning Up Their Community

Tanner Park in Copiague received its annual fall cleaning when students from Wilson Tech’s Republic Airport campus arrived on Oct. 22. Both morning and afternoon students in the SkillsUSA service organization removed garbage and planted fall flowers at the park’s entrance. Students liked the idea of doing something for the community and enjoyed being one […]

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Technology Education Summit 2015

BOCES Showcases Technology in the Classroom

Educators across Long Island shared how they are using technology in their own classrooms throughout the annual Technology and Education Summit on Oct. 21. The event, sponsored by the three BOCES on Long Island, brought together more than 500 teachers, librarians and administrators to learn specific applications that have enhanced learning in their schools. Throughout the […]

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Senator Philip Boyle visits JEA Jr./Sr. High School.

NYS Legislators Tour BOCES

BOCES has started its annual lobbying efforts early this year and is inviting local legislators to take a tour with us! To date, two legislators have each visited a CTE program and a special education school. Take a look at what they have seen. Senator Boyle Senator Philip Boyle (R) (center) who represents District 4 on the […]

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Life on the Go for a Medical Sonographer!

After three years studying business administration at SUNY Farmingdale, Jessica Doherty found herself thinking more and more about a career in healthcare instead of business. Her mother Denise Doherty suggested she investigate the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program at Western Suffolk BOCES. As any business student would do, she did her own research and found that […]

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