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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: www.agendaman.com/tstboces. 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 […]

TST BOCES Presents Summer Coding Camp

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This summer, students entering fifth and sixth grade can take part in a free Summer Coding Camp that will take place July 17-21 at TST BOCES, 555 Warren Rd. Ithaca, NY. The camp will provide a fun and engaging environment for students to learn coding using a variety of coding programs, including DOGO (a locally […]

TST BOCES 24th Annual Car Show This Weekend

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Career and Tech students and staff are hosting the 24th annual TST BOCES Car Show this weekend. Sunday, May 21 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Career and Tech Campus, 555 Warren Road, Ithaca, NY 14850 Admission: $2 donation per person OR $5 donation per car load Judging will begin at 12 p.m. with trophies […]

Winners of 2BHuman Creative Writing Contest Announced

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After reviewing nearly 250 submissions from students in the TST BOCES region, 38 winners have been selected for the 2016-2017 2BHuman Creative Writing Contest. The contest, held by the Cooperative Enrichment department at TST BOCES in conjunction with the Tompkins County Public Library and the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History, used the theme “What Does […]

Regional Demonstration Classrooms Provide Embedded Training Opportunities

Regional Demonstration Classrooms Provide Embedded Training Opportunities

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TST BOCES has been working with educators throughout the region to provide in-house, job-embedded professional development to help teachers master their craft. These Regional Demonstration Classrooms take place during the normal school day, allowing visiting teachers to observe promising practices as they unfold in a live teaching environment with students engaged in learning. “I felt […]

Teacher Research Fellows Inquiry Group Focuses on Teachers to Gather Insight

Teacher Research Fellows Inquiry Group Focuses on Teachers to Gather Insight

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A number of teachers across the TST BOCES region have come together to form the Teacher Research Fellows Inquiry Group to conduct analysis based directly on the classroom experience. This year-long initiative, a collaboration of TST BOCES and the Ithaca College Education Department, emphasizes the role of the teacher in generating data and classroom-based knowledge. […]

Native American Dancer and Hip Hop Performer Performs at Local Schools

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A number of schools in the TST BOCES region recently had the pleasure of hosting renowned Native American dancer and hip hop performer Supaman. Christian Parish Takes the Gun, a member of the Apsaalooke or the “Crow” Nation, has been performing as “Supaman” to spread a message of inclusivity and hope through culture and music […]

ESL Students Learn Woodworking Skills While Practicing English

ESL Students Learn Woodworking Skills While Practicing English

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Seven female students from the BOCES ESL program took part in the Hammerstone Carpentry School for Women’s one-day class for immigrants and refugees.  The group of women from Burma, Mexico, Peru and China were able to practice English and learn new words while also learning new skills as they built their own windowsill flowerboxes. It was the […]