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.
Annual Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) Notice - Photo Release Designation
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), a Federal law, requires that the Washington-Saratoga-Warren-Hamilton-Essex BOCES with certain exceptions obtain your written consent prior to the disclosure of personally identifiable information from your child’s education records.
Policy # 6810 Privacy and Security for Student Data and Teacher and Principal Data
WSWHE BOCES has adopted Policy # 6810 Privacy and Security for Student Data and Teacher and Principal Data to implement the requirements of Education Law Section 2-d and Part 121 of the Commissioner’s Regulations, as well as to align the BOCES’ data privacy and security practices with the National Institute for Standards and Technology Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity (Version 1.1).