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 […]

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2017 TST BOCES Greenhouse Plant Sale Kicking Off Soon

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The TST BOCES Greenhouse Plant Sale will begin Saturday May 6, from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. and will continue May 8, Monday through Friday 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. until everything has been sold. The sale takes place right in the greenhouse on TST BOCES campus at 555 Warren Road. The greenhouse is maintained […]

Chemical Safety Workshop Coming up April 27

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TST BOCES will be hosting a Chemical Safety in the Educational Environment workshop at Trumansburg High School, April 27 at 8:30 a.m. This workshop is intended for chemical hygiene officers or staff that work closely with laboratory chemicals. Topics this workshop will cover include: Regulations and standards Chemical Hygiene Plan: adapting the BOCES template for […]

CTE Students Working to Restore Vintage Pickup Truck

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Career and Technical Education students in the Auto Body class at TST BOCES have been given the exciting opportunity to take part in the restoration of a vintage 1946 Chevy pickup truck. The truck belongs to Buzz and Linda Padgett. Linda was a member of the board of education at TST BOCES from 1993-2013 and […]

TST BOCES Annual Meeting Held in Smith School

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Administrators and board members from all of TST BOCES’ component districts and the leadership and board of TST BOCES met at the BOCES campus Wednesday, April 5th for the Annual Meeting and dinner. A delicious, gourmet dinner was prepared and served by the culinary arts students in the Smith School cafeteria. The meal included entrees such as Marsala beef tips, roasted root […]