The Washington-Saratoga-Warren-Hamilton-Essex (WSWHE) Board of Cooperative serves 31 school districts in a five-county region. The BOCES Board of Education, a governing board made up of representatives from component school districts, is responsible for the oversight of curricular, financial and other policy decisions. The chief executive officer of a BOCES is the District Superintendent who works closely with local school districts as a liaison/agent of the New York State Commissioner of Education.

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WSWHE BOCES To Hold Job Fair August 24, 2022 - 4-6:00 PM

The Washington-Saratoga-Warren-Hamilton-Essex BOCES is hosting a Job Fair for instructional positions on Wednesday, August 24 at 4pm to 6pm at the WSWHE BOCES Conference Center, 267 Ballard Rd, Gansevoort, New York, US, 12831.
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CTE At The Washington County Fair

Want to learn some new culinary techniques ? How about learning the latest hair braiding trends, seeing Mig welding, or checking out how to operate a mini-excavator? These are just a few of the demonstrations visitors can attend when WSWHE BOCES highlights its Career and Technical Education (CTE) program at the Washington County Fair August 22-28.
Congressman Tonko Book Donation

Congressman Tonko Supports HSE & ETA

On July 1, 2022, Congressman Paul Tonko met with leadership, instructors and recent graduates from the WSWHE BOCES High School Equivalency (HSE) and Employment Training for Adults programs as well as the Tri-County Literacy Center to donate adult education books he received from the Congressional Library.
CTE Class of 2022. Instructor with 5 students

Congratulations to the F. Donald Myers Education Center CTE Class of 2022!

So much attention has been given to the skills gap in the United States. The Washington-Saratoga-Warren-Hamilton-Essex (WSWHE) BOCES Career and Technical Education (CTE) program is pleased to be doing its part in closing that gap by preparing the next generation of skilled workers and industry innovators.

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District-wide School Safety Plan

New York State School Districts and BOCES are required to develop a district-wide school safety plan designed to prevent or minimize the effects of serious violent incidents and emergencies and to facilitate the coordination of the district with local and county resources in the event of such incidents or emergencies.

Water Testing

In accordance with New York State law, we have been conducting lead testing on all sources of water used for drinking or cooking purposes at all of our locations.

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