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Trades and Technology

Automotive Technician -
Michael Gregory has over 20 years experience as a Ford/Lincoln service technician, Certified Ford Master Technician, and ASE-Certified Master Technician.

Computer-Aided Drafting & Design -
Susan Tweedale is a graduate of OCM BOCES Computer-Aided Drafting & Design class. She holds a B.S. in math and secondary education from SUNY Oswego along with NYS Adult Education certification.

Construction Trades -
John Sweeney is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University with a B.A. in English. He completed a master's degree in secondary education at SUNY Oswego, holds NYS Code Enforcement certification, and is a certified instructor through the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER).

Electrical Maintenance Technician -
Larry Casey is a graduate of Onondaga Community College with a degree in business administration. He has 30 years of experience working in the electronics and mechanical fields. He is a certified proctor for BPI and a certified EPA/HVAC technician.

Parrish Gabbor has been a journeyman wireman with IBEW for the past 15 years and has over 18 years of experience as an electrician. Parrish completed an apprenticeship with Central New York JATC and received extensive training in electronics as an aircraft avionics technician during his time in the United States Air Force.

Joseph Miuccio has an M.S. in Vocation Technical Education and B.S. in industrial arts from SUNY Oswego. He holds Building Performance Institute (BPI) certifications in Building Analyst, Envelope Professional, Heating Professional and RESNET.

Dennis Walker has over 20 years of experience in the HVAC/R industry. He has done everything from extensive technician work to working as a service manager and overseeing a large staff of technicians.

Office Technology -
Judy Leonhart holds a B.S. in business education from the Ohio State University and a NYS Adult Education certification. She is a Microsoft user specialist certified by Microsoft in Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Word.

Barbara Rainville has over 21 years of business workforce experience and 10 years of teaching experience.

Welder/Fitter -
Gordon McCaffer is an AWS/ASME and DOT-certified welder with over 30 years of experience in welding and fabrication. He is a graduate of OCM BOCES and Onondaga Community College.
Cynthia Foran has been practicing cosmetology for the past 47 years in Syracuse, NY. She holds a teaching degree from Oswego State and also attended Syracuse University for rehabilitation couseling. She is a supervisor and examiner for the NYS Licensing Department and has been a salon owner and director of education for a family salon and day spa.

Sheila Lapsley is NYS Adult Education Certified and  NYS licensed Cosmetologist and has studied with Goldwell of New York, Nexus, L'Oreal, Schwarkopf, and Framesi. She is a certified NYS board examiner for cosmetology. She holds NYS Adult Education certification.

Dawn Iozzo brings 20 years of expertise to the Cosmetology program in clinical instruction, salon management and platform artistry.

Health Related Occupations

Central Service Technician -
Carol Corso has a BS Degree from Rochester Institute of Technology in Applied Arts & Sciences.  She has 25 years of experience in the healthcare environment with 10 years as the manager of the Central Service Department of a local hospital. She holds a current certification in Sterile Processing & Distribution from the Certification Board for Sterilization Processing and Distribution (CBSPD). She is a member of the CNY Central Service Professionals and the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management (IAHCSMM). She is a NYS Adult Education Certified Instructor.
Dental Assisting -
Karen Stannard has more than 35 years of experience in the dental field. She is a graduate of OCM BOCES Dental Assisting program and has an associate degree in liberal arts from Maria Regina College. She is licensed by the NYS Office of the Professions as a dental assistant, and she is certified by the Dental Assisting National Board Inc. (DANB).

Medical Assisting -

Lena E. May  graduated from Long Technical College as a medical assistant and has an A.A.S. in humanities and social sciences from Onondaga Community College. She has a B.S. degree in wellness management from SUNY Oswego. She is a certified medical assistant through the American Assocition of Medical Assistants (AAMA). She has practiced as an administrative and clinical medical assistant and has been teaching for OCM BOCES since 2012.
Pharmacy Technician -
Nichole Wilkerson studied Early Childhood Education at SUNY New Paltz. She is a certified Pharmacy Technician through the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board and holds a NYS Adjusters License for Health Insurance. she comes with 10 plus years of retail pharmacy experience, 5 years Pharmacy Benefits Management experience and 3 years PTCB facilitator experience.

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) -
Coordinator:  Crystal R. Smith MS, RN

Carol Vigliotti holds a NYS RN License, a BS in Nursing from Keuka College and a MS in Health Services Administration from the New School, New York, NY.  she completed her Vocational Teacher Education Program at SUNY Oswego.

Laura Yeomans holds a NYS RN License, an AAS in Nursing from Morrisville State College and is currently obtaining her Masters in Nursing Education from Western Governors University.  She has over 20 years experience in nursing, with over 10 years in nursing education as a staff educator and classroom/clinical instructor. She is certified as an Adult Educator from NYS.

LPN Clinical Instructors -
Stacy Severin, Chris Zelna, Megan Near, Jason Labatos, Jeanine Wright, Nicole Sleeper, Vicki Crawley and Mark Truex.




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

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

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