BOCES Happenings
Community turns out to support autism program, enjoy pasta dinner
Dozens of area residents attended the annual Oak Tree Celebrity Pasta Dinner at Broome-Tioga BOCES on April 28, enjoying a delicious meal served by a team of well-known volunteers. The yearly event is a fundraiser conducted in support BOCES' Oak Tree program, which serves students with autism. View gallery.
 
 
Career information fair connects students and employers
Representatives from roughly 70 businesses and agencies attended Broome-Tioga BOCES annual career information fair on April 26, offering hundreds of students an opportunity to explore future job options and practice communicating with prospective employers. Conducted in partnership with the Greater Broome Chamber of Commerce and Broome-Tioga Workforce New York, the daylong event is open to all local juniors and seniors as well as adult students. See photo gallery    
Evertech students selected for 'Who's Your Champion" public broadcast series
 A group of students enrolled in Broome-Tioga BOCES’ Evertech Academy were recently selected as contributing authors in a WSKG Public Radio and Television program exploring the hurdles and challenges faced by today’s youth as they strive to fit in and succeed at school.
 
Students demonstrate skills, fight hunger at 'Canstruction' competition
Students representing BOCES' New Visions program and Career and Technical Education program teamed up with community partners to test their engineering skills and support the Food Bank of the Southern Tier by competing in the annual 'Canstruction' event at the Oakdale Mall. View gallery 
Practical nursing students recognized at dinner

For the second year in a row United Health Services – Ideal Senior Living sponsored a dinner to recognize the graduating practical nurse students from Broome-Tioga BOCES. This year’s dinner was March 23 at Traditions at the Glen and was attended by graduating students from the full-time and part-time programs as well as our nursing faculty. The evening provided an opportunity for the students to learn about employment at UHS – Ideal Senior Living from a panel of speakers and UHS human resource staff. view gallery  

BOCES health student credited with saving man's life
When a routine workday turned into a medical emergency, high school senior Jessica Fitzgerald trusted her training and wound up saving a coworker's life. 
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