Transition student.
Alternative HS student with artwork.
Enjoying the Spring Dinner Dance.
Preschool graduate.
TDP grad at ceremony.
Preschool student.
BELL graduate working at Panera.

Department for Exceptional Children


Anna DeHond in her commencement robes.

TDP helps student focus on her future

Imagine struggling to learn a new concept, and then waking up tomorrow to learn it all over again. New grad Anna DeHond has been facing that challenge with the help of BOCES 2 Therapeutic Day Program. This fall, she continues her amazing journey with Project SEARCH.
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Vargas with Roberts Wesleyan College President Dr. Deana Porterfield.

BELL graduate looks ahead

Thousands gathered at Roberts Wesleyan College to celebrate 2018 commencement. One of the graduates honored was Michael Vargas, who completed the BOCES 2 Bridge to Earning, Learning and Living (BELL) Program.
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Photographer Rick Guidotti interviews BELL student.

BELL and Transition Program students build awareness

Lights, camera, action! BOCES 2 students faced the challenge of helping future doctors treat patients during interviews for nationally-recognized video series, Positive Exposure. More +



New Staff Orientation

Mon Aug 27 2018
to Thu Aug 30 2018


Labor Day

Mon Sep 3 2018

Faculty Orientation

Tue Sep 4 2018


The Department for Exceptional Children at Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES provides programs to meet the needs to students with a variety of abilities, which cannot be completely addressed by their local school districts. A wide range of educational opportunities is offered to expand and enrich learning for students with particular gifts and talents, to teach students with limited English proficiency, and to assist students with varying disabilities who require special instructional and support services.
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