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Mary Jean Marsico, Ed.D.
Chief Operating Officer
65 Parrott Road, Building #7
West Nyack, NY 10994
(845) 627-4700

What is a BOCES?

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About Us

Our philosophy

We at the Rockland BOCES BELIEVE in the intrinsic value of every learner and in our responsibility to help them each realize their dreams.

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 community.

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 721 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 school districts.
  • ACCESSIBLE. With more than 35 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 districts' boards.
  • 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.


BOCES does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, sex, or age, or under the Boy Scouts Act, in its programs and activities. This requirement not to discriminate extends to employment and admission as applicable. Inquiries concerning the application of regulations prohibiting discrimination may be referred to the person(s) designated to coordinate the BOCES's efforts to comply with all aspects of regulations prohibiting discrimination, or to OCR. Inquiries regarding this policy may be directed to:

Rockland BOCES
Ana Reluzco, Executive Director of Human Resources
65 Parrott Road, West Nyack, NY 10994
(845) 627-4712