End of the Year 2012-2013 Video
We at the Rockland BOCES BELIEVE in the intrinsic value of
every learner and in our responsibility to help them each realize
To honor this, we REAFFIRM our commitment to provide
quality leadership and instructional excellence.
Moreover, we ACKNOWLEDGE that we are part of a greater
whole and that the collective energy of Rockland County is best
reflected in the collaboratives which serve our learning
Rockland BOCES delivers educational programs for students with
special needs, teens interested in career and technical training, adult
learners preparing for new job opportunities and educators seeking to
upgrade their professional skills.
Rockland BOCES is...
- LOCAL. One of 37 Boards of Cooperative
Educational Services (BOCES) throughout New York State which cover
a combined total of 700 public school districts, Rockland BOCES
serves 8 component school districts with a county-wide student
population of just over 41,000.
- REGIONAL. New York State legislation now
allows out-of-state school districts access to Rockland BOCES
services. Rockland BOCES programs are rooted in research-based
practices and embedded in a philosophy of collaboration.
- INNOVATIVE. Rockland BOCES is a
regionally-recognized leader in providing high-quality programs to
- ACCESSIBLE. With nearly 50 different sites
across the county, Rockland BOCES programs for students of all
ages are never far away.
- ACCOUNTABLE. Rockland BOCES is governed by a
nine-member board comprised of members from the component
- CONNECTED. Rockland BOCES has built a robust
network of active partnerships with local community and government
agencies, small businesses and trade unions who share its
commitment to helping all learners realize their dreams.
- RESPONSIVE. Rockland BOCES meets emerging
educational needs quickly and efficiently.