Two CTE students inspecting donations
Three Roberts Transition students
CTE Construction students working outside
Three preschoolers pretending to make and eat gingerbread cookies
Two Roberts Transition students working with money
Two preschoolers with staff members
Westview students preparing for the annual Halloween BOO Run
Students at CTE styling hair
Two students and a staff member in a classroom
Student and staff member working together in a Transition classroom
Open House event with families and teacher
Student in the machine shop at CTE
Student and staff member in the Westview wood shop
Student and staff member working on crafts
Open House event with families and teachers
Student working at CTE
Student and staff member working in the carpentry shop at CTE
Student welding at CTE
Student learning about how to prepare for a job

Our Latest News

1/14: New Protocols for Isolation and Quarantine

Monroe County has released three revised algorithms containing the most recent protocols for isolation and quarantine. Please review each algorithm carefully. We wish we could neatly summarize them, however, each represents a different scenario with different steps based on vaccination status. When you find yourself in a scenario, you should consult the appropriate algorithm and follow the precise steps based on your vaccination status.  
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A collage of images from people selling items from the last SkillsUSA Vendor and craft show

Still Accepting Registrations from Vendors and Crafters for March 26 Show

March 26 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. is the SkillsUSA Vendor and Craft Show at WEMOCO. This fundraiser supports BOCES 2 CTE students attending SkillsUSA competitions.
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Reminder: Digital Equity Survey

For all families who have students enrolled in a BOCES Exceptional Children program or Westside Academy, please take time to fill out the Digital Equity Survey. An email and/or letter was shared with families mid-January. Please reach out to your child’s teacher if you did not receive an email or letter home. The letter contains information on how to access the survey.
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The Right Job and a Bright Future: Find Them Both at BOCES 2

Competitive pay! Exceptional benefits! Plus, paid training, tuition reimbursement and more. Start a new job as a paraprofessional, mental health worker or substitute teacher. Also hiring for security officers, clerical pros and cleaners.
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Students in the bakery program

Guest Chef Pellegrino Makes Cocoa Bombs

Former Monroe 2 BOCES CTE student and current professional Chef Olivia Pellegrino visited the Baking program at WEMOCO recently. She now works for University of Rochester food services and her visit included a lesson on cocoa bombs.
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Ridgecrest Academy student

First Day at the New Ridgecrest Academy

Our Ridgecrest Academy students, teachers and staff are proud and happy to have a new educational home. 
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Teacher Darlene Mikulski working with student and aide in the classroom

Embracing Holiday Learning Experiences

With so much excitement generated around the holidays, it can be tough for students to focus on lessons. BOCES 2 teacher Darlene Mikulski found ways to channel all that energy into daily learning accomplishments for her students at Cosgrove Middle School.
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COVID-19 Updates

Jan. 12 Update: COVID-19 Testing Information

Monroe County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) recently made several changes to testing requirements for student and staff to stay in, or return to school. Click MORE+ for a summary of the changes and information on BOCES 2 testing sites.
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Mission & Vision

We provide quality, cost-effective educational services in partnership with school districts and the community in a manner that supports excellence and equity for all learners. We are committed to customer satisfaction, continuous improvement and personal and professional growth.

Monroe 2–Orleans BOCES is the educational partner of choice. We strive for continuous improvement in serving the diverse needs of our community, helping all students achieve their full potential.