Board Meeting

Western Suffolk BOCES continues to take steps to reduce the potential for exposure to the coronavirus (COVID-19). The District’s efforts in this regard are made in furtherance of federal, state, and local mandates to limit any and all public gatherings.  Western Suffolk BOCES will hold its Regular Board Meeting/Annual Meeting on April 7, 2020 as […]

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Parent Letter from NYS Departments of Health and Education

The New York State Department of Health and Department of Education have shared a letter with school districts regarding the 2019 Novel (new) Coronavirus (2019-nCoV). To date, there have been no confirmed cases of this respiratory illness in New York. The New York State Department of Health reminds everyone to follow the same suggestions used […]

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Wilson Tech Graduates Share Success Stories

Western Suffolk BOCES recently hosted a panel presentation featuring graduates of Wilson Tech programs and one of its key business partners, who shared their experiences with the career and technical education offered through the agency. The panel presentation was part of an event that afforded a close-up look at the many offerings available to their […]

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District-Wide Safety Plan Public Hearing

There will be a public hearing on the proposed 2019-20 District-Wide Safety Plan on Tuesday, September 10, at 4 p.m. The hearing is open to the public and will be held at the Western Suffolk BOCES Administrative Offices, 507 Deer Park Road, Dix Hills, in the Large Conference Room. The proposed 2019-20 District-Wide Safety Plan […]

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BOCES Study Projects Continued Enrollment Decline for Public Schools

Public school enrollment on Long Island is projected to continue to decline for the next three years, according to the recently issued Annual Bi-County Nassau/Suffolk Public School Enrollment Report compiled by the Office of School Planning and Research of Western Suffolk BOCES. Western Suffolk BOCES researchers project that enrollment declines will be seen across elementary (2.3%), middle […]

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Special Board Meeting June 26, 2019

There will be a Special Meeting of the Board of Education of Western Suffolk BOCES on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 in the Western Suffolk BOCES Wheatley Heights Conference Center, 31 Lee Avenue, Wheatley Heights, NY. This meeting is open to the public.

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WSBOCES Recognizes Staff with Outstanding Achievement Awards

Bids Farewell to Retirees Following nominations by their peers, 16 employees of Western Suffolk BOCES received Outstanding Achievement Awards from the Board of Education at its meeting on June 11, 2019. The honorees were celebrated by their co-workers, family and friends as each employee took a turn in the spotlight and accepted a token of […]

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Western Suffolk BOCES Budget Approved

The Western Suffolk BOCES 2019-20 Administrative Budget was approved by the Boards of Education of the component school districts on April 30. The Boards also re-elected Ilene Herz, Esq. of Half Hollow Hills and Maryann Zumpano of Smithtown to the BOCES Board. Additionally, Brian Sales of Copiague was elected to his first-term as a BOCES […]

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Wilson Tech Students Earn PTA Scholarships

Two Wilson Tech seniors were celebrated at the annual PTA Night, hosted by Western Suffolk BOCES, as they were presented scholarships by the Suffolk Region PTA. Western Suffolk BOCES works with the Suffolk Region PTA to host the annual PTA Night, an event that showcases career and technical education programs that are available through the […]

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Western Suffolk BOCES Mourns Passing of Board of Education Trustee

Sydney Finkelstein of East Northport, a trustee with Western Suffolk BOCES whose career as a Board of Education member spanned more than 50 years, passed away March 18, 2019, at the age of 95. A World War II veteran with the Army Air Force, Mr. Finkelstein earned his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from […]

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