TST Hosts Transportation Extravaganza, Promotes Safety

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TST BOCES hosted a Special Needs School Bus Safety Extravaganza where school bus drivers and attendants from across the Tompkins-Seneca-Tioga region had the opportunity to test their abilities handling emergency situations. The extravaganza consisted of drills and activities designed to simulate events that could occur on a bus, such as traffic accidents, rowdy students or […]

Smith School Hosts Successful First-Ever Navigating Post-Secondary Possibilities Day

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The gymnasium at TST BOCES’ Darwin C. Smith School was buzzing with activity recently, as a large turnout of students participated in the first annual Navigating Post-Secondary Possibilities Day. The event, which was held to help high school juniors and seniors with disabilities build relationships and connections with several local agencies, generated great opportunities for […]

Grant Promotes Technology Integration Effort Between TST BOCES, Groton school

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With a focus on technology-infused education, Tompkins-Seneca-Tioga BOCES is collaborating with Groton Junior-Senior High School for a pilot program that integrates innovative tools and teaching methods. The new initiative, launched this year as a result of a nearly $50,000 New York State Learning Technology Grant, is a multifaceted approach to education. Its initial objective is […]

TST Students Broaden Horizons at FFA convention

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Six students from TST BOCES were among some 60,000 students donning blue jackets in Indianapolis recently for the 2016 FFA Convention. Students Tessa Hilker, Lauren Mailler, Selena Stuttle, Hanna Haulik, Lily Parker and Katlyn Payne traveled to Indiana’s capitol with their Animal Science Teacher Mattea LeFever for the convention, which gave the student the opportunity […]

TST BOCES Teacher Appointed Regional Coordinator of NCBNY

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TST BOCES special education teacher Laura Havill has been appointed the Regional Coordinator of the Southern Tier Region for the National Board Council of New York (NBCNY). NBCNY is a network with seven regions; each region has two national board certified teachers who act as bridge builders, collaborating with stakeholders to support the mission of […]