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Regional Certification Office
Name / Title Area of Responsibility

Joseph Bufano
Human Resources Director/School Attorney

ph:  315 433-2631
fx:   315 433-2650


Overall department responsibility

Contract administration / interpretation

Personnel policy interpretation

Technical advice regarding OCM BOCES personnel and labor relations
Donna Robillard

Secretary to the Human Resources Director/School Attorney
Personnel Aide

ph:  315 433-2631
fx:   315 433-2650

Personnel department secretarial support

Centralized Personnel - meeting with new employees to complete new hire paperwork

Workers' Compensation liaison

Summer School Staffing

Tamara Barber
Personnel Aide

ph:  315 433-2634
fx:   315 433-2650
Responsible for fingerprint processing

Management of Cooperative Personnel Recruitment Service to component school districts to include classified advertising, district support and billing

Back up and support for benefits administration

Tina Gilligan
Personnel Aide

ph:  315 433-2638
fx:  315 433-2650

Assist with Online Application System for Educators (OLAS)

OCM BOCES Personnel Recruitment

Maintains the My Learning Plan (MLP) database


Tammy Jones

Administrative Assistant

ph:  315 433-2632
fx:   315 433-2650

Employee benefits administration

Retirement system / insurance enrollment & updates / unemployment compensation

Employee attendance

Patti Sherlock
Personnel Specialist

ph:  315 431-8570
fx:   315 433-2650

Coordination of the Board of Education personnel agenda

Follow-up correspondence regarding board actions

Personnel records maintenance in WinCap and personnel files

BOCES Civil Service liaison

Elaine Liszewski
Regional Teacher Certification Officer

ph:  315 433-2628
fx:   315 433-2650

Calls accepted:
Monday through Friday
8:30 am - 11:30 am


Assist and advise candidates in their efforts to secure NYS teacher certification from the New York State Education Department, Office of Teaching Initiatives

Provide teacher certification information to clients in the OCM BOCES service area

Evaluate applicants for NYS teacher certification and submit recommendations for issuance of their teacher certificate

Provide technical assistance to component school districts regarding teacher certification regulations

For further information, visit the OCM BOCES Regional Certification Office page

Loretta Waldron
Information Aide

ph:  315 433-2628
fx:   315 433-2650

Calls accepted:
Monday through Friday
8:30 am - 11:30 am
Assist candidates and athletic directors in the efforts to secure coaching certification

Provide coaching certification information to clients in the OCM BOCES service area

Assistant to the regional teacher certification officer




J. Francis Manning, Ed. D.
District Superintendent & CEO

PO Box 4754
Syracuse, NY 13221
(315) 433-2600

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