Parents and community members are encouraged to get involved and be engaged in the education of children. Here are a few ways you can do so: The Special Education Parent Teacher Organization (SEPTO) is comprised of parents and staff from the BOCES 2 community. This group of dedicated individuals works to promote the social and learning development of students with special needs, and to support parents/guardians to raise children to their fullest potential. Volunteer community groups, such as the West Central Kiwanis and the Greece Rotary, also help to form the backbone of this organization. In addition, students from WEMOCO and the BOCES special education classes often volunteer to prepare for and run SEPTO events. Find more information about SEPTO by visiting .
The Monroe 2-Orleans Educational Foundation was founded in 2002 with the purpose to fund scholarships for students in non-traditional programs to pursue higher education and to fund research and development to improve educational opportunities and practices for students with special needs. The foundation holds an annual celebration to raise funds to support the scholarships. For more information about the Monroe 2-Orleans Educational Foundation, visit .
The New York State Department of Education provides valuable information about education throughout the state. BOCES 2 has compiled bits of this information and created a Common Core Information page to help parents and community members navigate education topics. The page also includes links to additional resources. Join SEPTOwww.monroe2boces.org/septoSupport the Monroe 2-Orleans Educational Foundationwww.monroe2boces.org/m2oedfoundationStay informedwww.monroe2boces.org/commoncore