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District-Based PrideOur district-based special education program added a presence in the Susquehanna Valley district this fall. The new classes join others in Vestal, Harpursville, Windsor and U-E school districts.
STEAM Academy, drones
Summer STEAM AcademyHundreds of students took part in our summer camps, including the STEAM Camp, shown here.Read more...
weather, fog, sunset
A Gorgeous SettingIn the mornings we are often treated to impromptu light shows, as the sun rises through the hilly fog. At the end of the day, too, we see beautiful skies at sunset. That's our BOCES main campus, Glenwood Road, Binghamton.
playground, special education
New Year, Big PlansWe returned to classes on September 7, and we're already back in the groove, setting up for a great year.
New staff, fall, 55 new professionals
Welcome Back!Fifty-five new professional staff began the new school year at Broome-Tioga BOCES in September.Read more...
auto repair, paint
Auto Body at BOCESIn our Auto Body course at Broome-Tioga BOCES, students don't just hear about fixing vehicles, they actually get the chance to do the body work on cars, motorcycles, trucks, trailers and more.
Plan, trades, master, vote
Trades RisingAt BOCES, we're seeing an upward trend in our trades enrollment. We've got a plan for expansion and we'd really encourage you to check it out. Click About Us on the website's main page, then scroll to Master Facilities Plan.Read more...
Nurses, licensed, graduation
Our Newest Nursing GraduatesEach June a long list of Broome-Tioga BOCES graduations is punctuated by our ceremony to honor those becoming Licensed Practical Nurses.
Construction, equipment, workers
Heavy Equipment Repair & OperationOtherwise known as our HERO course at Broome-Tioga BOCES, this program offers students real-world, practical training. Whether they're working outdoors with heavy equipment, or they're in the shop fixing an engine or gearbox, these are skills they'll take with them into the job force.
Skills USA Team
SkillsUSAEach school year we add more and more students to the list of those participating and competing statewide (and sometimes at the national level).Read more...
West, upgrades, HVAC, windows
West UpgradesWe've been hard at work out at our Apalachin school, West Learning Center. New staff parking, playground relocation, HVAC upgrades and and new windows ... all part of the summer's work that continues this fall.
WARS, cosmetology, culinary
It's WARS!The popular annual competition day involves a handful of our programs, as students compete in their areas of study. These areas include: HERO (heavy equipment operation & repair), Culinary Arts, Cosmetology, and Video Production.Read more...
CTE summer camp
CTE Summer FunFifth-graders from across the region engaged in our CTE summer camp, gaining invaluable experience in disciplines from heavy equipment repair and operation to cosmetology, from culinary arts to carpentry, and so much more.Read more...
Governor Hochul visits New Visions Students
When The Governor VisitsNew Visions students met with Governor Kathy Hochul during a visit to the Southern Tier, in which she announced grant opportunities for our region.
Criminal Justice group photo
Criminal Justice at BOCESThe students shown here took part in the Criminal Justice section of the CTE 5th-grade summer camp, but during the regular school year, high school students attend our Criminal Justice program, getting great insight into various law enforcement careers.
Award, Employee Recognition
Celebrating Our Valued EmployeesEach year at Broome-Tioga BOCES, we gather to recognize and celebrate the tenure and accomplishments of so many of our valued employees. This photo was taken at our annual employee recognition event.
BOCES students raising wall on house
Our Third Habitat HouseCarpentry students at Broome-Tioga BOCES raised the first wall of our third house project, partnering again with Habitat for Humanity. The project will be completed and delivered to a deserving family at the end of the 2023-2024 school year.
Students downtown Binghamton with Rain Gear
New Visions at BOCESOur New Visions program offers experience in several disciplines, including Law & Government.
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WBNG: Garden Café at BOCES Up and Running
WBNG: Garden Café at BOCES Up and Running
WBNG reporter Emmanuella Pierre visited Broome-Tioga BOCES and our Garden Café on Monday, September 25, as our students in the Work Experience program got their operation rolling for the new school year.
BT-BOCES seeing long term interest in courses
BT-BOCES seeing long term interest in courses
Our first local news story of the school year highlights the great trend of increased enrollment numbers in the trades and other CTE courses at Broome-Tioga BOCES.

WBNG reporter Jill Croce visited our main campus Tuesday, September 12, and she spoke with Tom McNair, assistant superintendent of Instructional Programs, as well as with Whitney Point senior Preston Gower, a second-year Carpentry student, as he relayed his continuing BOCES story.
NYSED Open Forum About Tuition for Programs & Special Education
NYSED Open Forum About Tuition for Programs & Special Education

The New York State Education Department is reviewing different methods to set tuition fees for school programs and special education. The goal is to ensure that: Students with disabilities get the right education based on their needs and that schools and programs get paid in a fair and timely manner.

The forum will take place on Sept. 29 at Broome-Tioga BOCES in two sessions. 

First Day for Students- Sept. 7
First Day for Students- Sept. 7
The first day for BOCES students will be Sept. 7. We're excited to welcome back our students and start the new academic year. 
Rapid Hiring Event for Teachers' Aides, Monitors and Substitutes
Rapid Hiring Event for Teachers' Aides, Monitors and Substitutes
If you are passionate about shaping young minds and are eager to secure a rewarding job with a consistent schedule and outstanding benefits, BOCES has an incredible opportunity for you. An intensive Rapid Hiring Event is taking place on July 26 from noon to 4 p.m. at our main BOCES campus in Binghamton. Learn more and sign up online at 

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Upcoming Events

Sep 27

West Learning Center - Open House/Meet the Teacher Night

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
West Learning Center
Sep 29

NYSED Open Forum for Tuition Rates

9:00 AM
Broome-Tioga BOCES Allen Buyck Instructional Support Center- Room A
Sep 29

Open House, Academic Center for Excellence Middle School (ACE)

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Broome County Boys & Girls Club

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  • Employees are our most valuable resource.
  • Cultivating diversity, equity, inclusion and guarding against bias are essential.
  • Everyone is treated with dignity and respect.
  • All employees will exhibit professionalism, integrity and excellence.
  • Creativity and continuous improvement are crucial to everything we do.
  • A safe, challenging and nurturing environment supports learning.
  • All can learn and grow academically, socially and emotionally.
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