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Growth in Skilled Trades Sparks BOCES Renovation Project

A massive, multi-year construction project will help a learning center in the Southern Tier meet the growing need for trades workers. The $46 million project was just approved to upgrade infrastructure and add more classroom space to Broome-Tioga BOCES, an expansion many say was needed. Watch the full story on Spectrum News.
Peter Nowacki

BOCES Board Member Peter Nowacki Named Area 4 Director of NYSSBA

Congratulations to our BOCES Board member Peter Nowacki who has been elected as the Area 4 Director of the New York State School Boards Association. Nowacki is currently the president of the board of education for the Windsor Central School District and will begin his term on Jan. 1, 2024. 
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Sandy Ruffo

Sandra Ruffo Elected as NYSSBA President

Sandra Ruffo, president of the Broome-Tioga BOCES board and a past president of the Susquehanna Valley School Board, has been elected president of the New York State School Boards Association.
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Tom Guillon

Tom Guillon Named New Director of SCRIC

Tom Guillon has been named the new director of the South Central Regional Information Center (SCRIC). His extensive experience in IT management and organizational leadership, coupled with his active involvement in community organizations, positions him well for his new role. 
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Capital Vote Passed

Thanks to your unwavering support and the affirmative vote, our capital project is set to become a reality. The official vote was 1031 yes votes to 160 no votes. This marks a significant milestone in our continuous endeavor to provide outstanding educational opportunities and facilities for our students and staff.
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Staff Events


LPN (Nursing) Graduation

Mon Jun 17 2024

VLA Graduation

Tue Jun 18 2024


Wed Jun 19 2024

Our Core Values

  • Students are our first priority.
  • 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.
  • Customer service and collaboration are key to being a successful and trusted partner.