Teacher sitting on floor with student during a break
Students in a classroom at Westview
Students at SAB videoconferencing with GEVA Theatre
Student reading with aide
Westview student eating breakfast
Student at Village Plaza Transition taking a virtual field trip to California
Student sitting on floor wearing pink hoodie
Three students with teacher sitting at table
Student at Ridgecrest Academy
Four Westview students playing dodgeball in the gym
Pre-schooler wearing a mask
Work based learning student cleaning
Mischievous pre-schooler
Math teacher working with student at a table
Two students in the playground at Ridgecrest Academy
Staff member and student learning how to iron a shirt
Student working on laptop computer at Ridgecrest Academy
Pre-schooler with a box of sand

Department for Exceptional Children


Vaccination Clinic Poster

COVID-19 Pfizer Vaccination Clinic at ESC: May 26

Walk-ins OR appointments for all NYS residents 12 years of age and older! May 26 from 1-7 p.m. at BOCES Educational Services Center at 3599 Big Ridge Road. (Under 18 must have parent/guardian present. All adults must have ID.)
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Students clearing brush from campus grounds

Putting good into the world

In addition to academic studies, job preparation and life skill building, students in BOCES 2 Transition Program at Roberts Wesleyan are learning the importance of giving back. They recently found a unique way to contribute to their college community.
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Guest author speaking with students

“Sometimes brave is learning a new language”

Fourth- and fifth-grade students in teacher Cori Smith’s English as a New Language class at Brockport’s Hill Elementary have been exploring what it means to be brave. "Sometimes Brave" author Trista Wilson visited with them on May 6.
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2021 Community Champion for Public Education Award nominees

During National Small Business Week (May 3-7), Act for Education honors local businesses who support our students. Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES has nominated four of our valued partners for this award: BBT Construction, Micro Instruments, Meals on Wheels, and The Gardens at Town Center. Please join us in saying "Thank You!"
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Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES is hiring!

Want a career where you can make a difference every day? Join us at BOCES 2 Department for Exceptional Children! Positions open for budget analyst, health service specialist, office clerk, paraprofessionals and substitutes. 
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Student giving a presentation to the class

Finding truth through music

At Westview in the Department for Exceptional Children, teachers Tim Baker and Kyle Norton lead a Social Justice class that combines history with current events. It helps young people understand the challenges of inequality and bias in society and find positive ways to deal with it. A recent project used music to bring students face-to-face with their personal feelings about these difficult subjects.
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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.