OCM BOCES - Fact Sheet
OCM BOCES operates similarly to a typical school district. It is governed by a BOCES Board similar to a Board of Education. The CEO is the District Superintendent and OCM BOCES employs school administrators to manage its programs, teachers and instructional support staff to provide instruction and non-instructional support staff to support programs.
Number of Component School Districts Served - 23 (some OCM BOCES services are also provided to the Syracuse City and Syracuse Diocese schools.)
Geographic Area Served - School districts in the following counties:
Onondaga County-Baldwinsville, East Syracuse-Minoa, Fabius-Pompey, Fayetteville-Manlius, Jamesville-Dewitt, LaFayette, Liverpool, Lyncourt, Marcellus, North Syracuse, Onondaga Central, Solvay, Tully, West Genesee, Westhill
Cortland County-Cincinnatus, Cortland, Homer, Marathon, McGraw
Madison County-Cazenovia, Chittenango, DeRuyter
OCM BOCES Ranking by Number of Districts Served - 7th out of 38
OCM BOCES Ranking by K-12 Student Base - 6th largest out of 38 (64,700 students)
OCM BOCES Ranking by Square Miles Area Served - 14th out of 38 (1,433 square miles)
Major OCM BOCES Locations - Irvin E. Henry Educational Campus-Syracuse, NY (location of Central Administration offices); Career Training Center-Liverpool, NY; McEvoy Educational Campus-Cortland, NY; Kasson Road School-Marcellus, NY; Center for New Careers-Cortland, NY
OCM BOCES Divisions - Administration/Management Services, Adult Continuing Education, Alternative Education, Educational Communications, Employer/Employee Relations, Instructional Support Services, Operations and Maintenance, School Quality Services, Regional Information Center, Special Education, Workforce Preparation (click here for copy of Organization Chart)
OCM BOCES Employees - Total Employees = 750; Administrative = 70; Teaching/Instructional Support = 460; Non-Instructional Support = 220
District Superintendent - Dr. Jessica F. Cohen
OCM BOCES Board Members - 11 members; the BOCES Board meets on the 3rd Thursday of each month
OCM BOCES Mission Statement - The mission of the Onondaga-Cortland-Madison BOCES is to develop and provide educational programs and services of the highest quality for school districts and the community.
OCM BOCES Slogan - "Committed To Your Success"