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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18 students, instructor and chaperone at Saluting Branches event

Environmental Conservation & Forestry Students Honor Veterans in a Unique Way

Normally the Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery in Schuylerville is a quiet and peaceful place. On September 20, it was a buzz of activity as Environmental Conservation & Forestry Instructor Dennis Flynn and 18 of his students joined professional arborists from around the state for the 9th Annual Saluting Branches Day of Service.
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Trucks & Treats Event Puts A Twist on Trick or Treating

Children love big trucks and candy. Students in the Career and Technical Education (CTE) Early Childhood Education program and SkillsUSA at WSWHE BOCES are putting a spin on Halloween. Your average trunk-or-treat event includes decking out cars in the holiday spirit. On October 28, 2023 from 2pm to 5pm, trucks from local businesses will roll down to the F. Donald Myers Education Center at 15 Henning Rd in Saratoga Springs, gather in the parking lot, and give out treats to the public. So dress up in your best Halloween costume and enjoy the afternoon. Additional food items will be available for purchase.

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