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Students compete in Regional SkillsUSA Competition; Four earn gold medal, several others place Posted on 3/25/2015
Congratulations to the many OCM BOCES Career and Technical Education (CTE) students who recently competed and placed in the Regional SkillsUSA competition held at SUNY Morrisville on February 27. This annual competition gives OCM BOCES the opportunity to compete against other schools in timed technical, trade and leadership contests. One OCM BOCES team (pictured at left), consisting of North Syracuse CSD seniors MacKenzie Lananux (Laboratory Technology), Kristin Rogers (Laboratory Technology), ... More
OCM BOCES District Superintendent receives 2015 NYSAWA Giacobbe Award Posted on 3/19/2015
On Sunday, March 22, 2015, OCM BOCES District Superintendent J. Francis Manning was presented with the 2015 Maxine Giacobbe Award from the New York State Association for Women in Administration (NYSAWA) at its annual symposium in Albany, N.Y. NYSAWA Award Committee Chair Dr. Jennifer Schulman presented the award at an award reception and dinner held at Albany's Desmond Hotel. The award, named for NYSAWA’s first executive director, is presented annually to a person who demonstrates exceptional ... More
Project-Based Learning conference to draw more than 300 teachers to Syracuse Posted on 3/9/2015
The Onondaga-Cortland-Madison Board of Cooperative Educational Services (OCM BOCES) will be hosting the 2015 Project-Based Learning New York (PBLNY) Conference on August 3-5, 2015 in Liverpool, NY. The three-day event will feature inspiring keynotes, engaging workshops and practical advice for educators and school administrators who want to learn about all aspects of project-based learning. The PBLNY Conference is for those new to PBL, as well as experienced practitioners. Sessions ... More
Local schools kick off National School Breakfast Week with OCM BOCES Posted on 3/4/2015
Two schools in the North Syracuse Central School District helped kick off National School Breakfast Week and National Nutrition Month with some healthy options for their students. During the week of March 2, Roxboro Road and Gillette Road Middle School food service departments both offered yogurt bars as part of their school’s breakfast offerings. The North Central School District always strives to provide delicious, nutritious meals for students that also meet the federal guidelines under ... More
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