Navigating Post-Secondary Possibilities Day

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  Navigating the transition to life after high school is an exciting yet daunting task, especially for students with disabilities, so TST BOCES will be hosting a “Navigating Post-Secondary Possibilites Day” Event to make that transition a little easier. Our goal is to help our students begin the process of networking with service providers who […]

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TST BOCES and Regional Educators “Explore Asia” at the Johnson Museum of Art

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TST BOCES Cooperative Enrichment organized a teacher workshop at Cornell University’s Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art September 22, 2017 to help show regional educators some of the learning opportunities available through the museum. The workshop, titled “Explore Asia,” was structured around the Johnson Museum’s Asian collection, which features pieces from across the continent, ranging […]

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RAS Students Find Employment With the Help of Ithaca Youth Bureau

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Youth Employment Service (YES), a program of the Ithaca Youth Bureau successfully worked with several (RAS) students to help empower them to find summer employment. YES has worked for more than 40 years to help youth in the area find employment. The program’s outreach effort connected them with RAS students at TST BOCES who were […]

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Safety Summit by NaviGate Prepared at TST BOCES

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  NaviGate Prepared will be holding a Safety Summit workshop in partnership with TST BOCES Thursday, September 28. The event will be focused on school safety and will provide expert insight to develop safe and effective school emergency operations. Michael Dorn, Executive Director with Safe Havens International will be presenting workshops about different aspects of […]

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Career Skills Students Volunteer at Cornell Botanic Gardens

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This summer, students in the Career Skills program at TST BOCES were given an opportunity to do volunteer work for Cornell Botanic Gardens. The students worked in a number of different areas of the botanic gardens, helping with potting, organizing, cleaning, labeling cuttings, weeding, mulching, cutting back plants and other work integral to the organization’s […]

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Re-Imagining Education with Will Richardson

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Author and speaker Will Richardson visited SUNY Cortland to speak to more than 120 education administrators about how to radically improve schools. Initiated by an invitation from the SUNY Cortland Education Leadership program, TST BOCES partnered with neighboring OCM BOCES to host Richardson for the 2017 Francis J. Cheney Educational Leadership Summer Institute. Richardson is […]

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Cornell University and TST BOCES Team Up with CSforAll Consortium

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TST BOCES will be joining Cornell University to work with the CSforAll Consortium, an initiative designed to help bring computer science education to all K-12 students. Representatives of TST BOCES gathered with faculty and administrators from eight region districts in Gates Hall on the Campus of Cornell University for a two-day planning workshop led by […]

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TST BOCES Offers “Techapalooza” Summer Camps

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This summer, the Career and Technical Education Center at TST BOCES is hosting Techapalooza, a series of summer camp programs available for area students between grades 6 and 8. Featuring seven different camps, participants get hands-on learning opportunities in a variety of fields. Techapalooza Summer Camps are a chance for younger students to develop new […]

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NaviGate Prepared Helps TST BOCES Achieve School Safety Goals Throughout New York State

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The Tompkins-Seneca-Tioga Boards of Cooperative Educational Services (TST BOCES) in Ithaca, New York is offering NaviGate Prepared, a leading school safety platform to schools throughout the state as part of its Work Environment Health and Safety Service. The goals of the relationship between TST BOCES and NaviGate Prepared are to help New York schools create […]

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More than 100 TST BOCES Graduates Walk the Stage with HSE Diploma

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More than 100 TST graduates ranging from ages 16 to 56 graduated with their high school equivalency (HSE) diploma on the evening of June 1. Families and friends gathered in support with flowers and gifts of congratulations, cheering as every graduate walked the NYSEG Auditorium stage. TST BOCES Director of Adult, Career & Technical Education […]

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Trial iPads Provide Accessibility to Assistive Technology

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Thanks to a generous grant from the Triad Foundation, TST BOCES can now offer component districts a helpful new technology resource. The $5,000 grant provided five trial iPads, which are each equipped with three robust and well-regarded communication apps designed to help give non-verbal students a voice. The iPads can be used to help determine […]

TST BOCES to Implement Paperless Meeting Software AgendaManager

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TST BOCES is transitioning from BoardDocs to AgendaManager. AgendaManager is also a paperless meeting software, but it has the capability of accommodating agendas and minutes for multiple meetings. Please bookmark this link for AgendaManager: For the June Board of Education Meeting you can access the BOE agenda and the June minutes, once they have been […]

New CTE Course Sports Conditioning & Exercise Science Open House June 1

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CTE will be hosting an open house June 1 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. for their new career and technical education program Sports Conditioning & Exercise Science. This new CTE course will provide students with a foundation to pursue post-secondary degrees and professional certifications in the athletic and health-related fields. The course will explore […]