BOCES moves toward reopening - see link to our reopening plan below
BOCES Food Services Program and its partners will continue providing free take-home meals to all area families throughout the summer. For pick up locations at the Binghamton City School District, click here. For other school district locations in Broome County, click here. For pick up locations in Tioga County, click here. 

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Alternative Education Programs
Alternative Middle School
This full-day program serves youths who are deemed to be at-risk and may benefit from social development as well as academic preparation. Academic instruction includes ELA, social studies, science, mathematics, related arts and physical education. The program focuses on hands-on skills, social skill building and academic instruction, while preparing students for the NYS intermediate assessments. Students are involved in local community projects as available. Positive work habits and attitudes are stressed. The goal is to academically and socially prepare students to enter a transitional 9th-grade setting as productive citizens.
East Learning Center, Charles Wheeler, (607) 762-6400
Alternative High School
At-risk students are involved in individualized fulltime academic course work and character education to help them become successful, productive citizens of tomorrow. Program goals include successful transition to the component school setting, course work leading to a Regents high school diploma, graduation, career education, employment preparation skills, life-skills training and improved self-image.
Parent involvement and varied community linkages are an integral part of the program. A work experience apprenticeship component is available. Students attend courses that lead to a high school diploma. Programming is provided for students in grades 9-12. The Evertech Academy enables students to explore either a career and technical or creative arts curriculum. The program's goal is for students to successfully meet state standards and obtain a high school diploma. The program also focuses on personal growth, helping each student to become a contributing member of the community.
Sites & Contact:
East Learning Center, Charles Wheeler, (607) 762-6400
Glenwood Education Center Evertech High School,
Matt Sheehan, (607) 763-3423
West Learning Center, Maria Keesler, (607) 748-8261 

KIDS2 Program
An alternative education program that provides a yearlong (or shorter) placement for students in lower grades experienceing academic diffriculties due to emotional issues.
Site & Contact:
Owego Apalachin Elementary School, Melissa Woodruff, (607) 763-3424

TASC/High School Equivalency Program
This program is for high school students ages 16-21 who are at risk of not completing the requirements for a high school diploma. The program's goal is to help students successfully obtain a TASC/High School Equivalency diploma, increase their life-skill training and assist with obtaining employment. Program options include half-day academic preparation or full-day academic preparation with work experience opportunities.
Site & Contact:
East Learning Center, Charles Wheeler, (607) 762-6400
Contact Information
For more information, contact the individual program administrator or Director, Tom McNair, at 763-3632.
How to Enroll For Districts:
How to Enroll For Parents:
Contact the school district that you reside in to enroll your school-age child.
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