Two Westview students and staff member volunteering at Cameron Street Ministries
Two Westview students meet Therapy Dog Cali and her handler - all are wearing holiday garb
Two teachers with student at SEPTO Lunch with Santa event
Volunteers from Westview Exceptional Children working the red kettles for the holiday
Student reading to preschoolers
Two friends at the Thanksgiving luncheon
Student volunteer at Cameron Street Ministries Emergency Food Pantry
A field trip to Cobble Creek farm
Visiting army major visits a classroom
All bundled up and ready to learn about pumpkins!
Medically fragile student and aide visiting a pumpkin farm
Therapist and aide assist student working on a yoga pose
1:1 Aide works with student to increase strength using yoga
Occupational therapist with student
Happy child with aide and student volunteer at SEPTO Fair
Reading to preschoolers

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BOCES 2 is at upcoming Job Fairs!

Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES will be at the Mini Job Fair for Educators on Jan. 24 at RochesterWorks! on Waring Road & the Extended School Year / Paraprofessional & Substitute Job Fair on Feb.5 at ESC. More +
Santa, Mrs. Santa and a smiling child

An annual tradition continues - Santa and SEPTO

If you'd like to get involved with the great work SEPTO does all year long, come to our next meeting on Jan. 22, 2020. More +
The Roberts Wesleyan College Men’s Chorus

Inspiration comes caroling

On Dec. 10, BOCES 2 students at Churchville-Chili Middle School welcomed an inspiring group of carolers – the Roberts Wesleyan College Men’s Chorus. More +
Westview aide Will Hill with student volunteers.

Helping for the holidays!

Ringing the bell for the Salvation Army is a favorite tradition for many of our Westside Academy and Westview Exceptional Children students who gladly volunteer their time every year. More +
Student reading to three preschoolers

“Tell me a story”

Little ones love hearing a story, especially if read by an older friend they admire and look up to. Making a special connection over a book is a great moment. More +



SEPTO Meeting

For information or questions, please contact:
Colleen Dox-Griffith, SEPTO President, at 617-2393 

Georgeann Beres, SEPTO Secretary, at 617-2447 

BOCES 2 at Mini Job Fair for Educators

Targeted to educators and hosted by RochesterWorks! at RochesterWorks! Career Center, 276 Waring Road, Rochester 14609 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. on Jan. 24, 2020.

Businesses attending, in addition to Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES Department for Exceptional Children, include Buffalo and Syracuse Public Schools, and many local school districts and organizations. See flyer below for all details.

Extended School Year / Paraprofessional & Substitute Job Fair

We will be holding open interviews for the Extended School Year (ESY) AND for Paraprofessionals & Substitutes. Positions include:
- Paraprofessionals (Teacher Aides and Student, Behavioral Assistants)
- Substitutes for all positions (Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Support Services, etc.)
- All ESY positions

Please create an application and/or apply to the posting of your interest before coming to the job fair to interview.

Click here to see Job Opportunities, create an application and/or apply to a posting.

Questions? Please call or email Shannon Alvarado:
(585) 617-2664 or (585) 694-5178


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. Follow us on Facebook.
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