Westview PTP group at Durand with picnic tables
Breakfast with Santa
Westview students on a field trip
Student with red sunglasses at Ridgecrest Academy
Student carrying a pumpkin
Westview students giving back to the community
Student painting at Ridgecrest Academy
Students experimenting with color at Autumn Lane
Project SEARCH intern hard at work
Pre-K student in a classroom
Student with pumpkin
Westview PTP group at Durand with picnic tables

Department for Exceptional Children


Student and teacher holding up signs saying "1"

Summertime and the learning is easy...

Friends in our Extended School Year (ESY) program at Westview have been very busy this summer, learning and having fun!
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Three students wearing mortar board hats

Preschool graduations around our BOCES

Ready for kindergarten! Our youngest students celebrated the first of many educational milestones with special ceremonies that highlighted their achievements in preschool.  
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Dr. Thomas Putnam

Dr. Thomas K. Putnam named Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES District Superintendent

The Monroe 2-Orleans Board of Cooperative Education selected Dr. Thomas K. Putnam as district superintendent and officially appointed him to the position on June 26.
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Teacher and grad

2024 Westview Commencement Ceremony

Congratulations to our Westview graduates - Brennan, Cristian, Eloy, Hassan, Jason, Johnathan, Julian, Mattis, Thomas, Tucker and Zachary! As one of our guest speakers said, "Keep your eyes on the prize and your back to the wind!" We're all so proud of you!
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Emma receiving certificate

Project SEARCH Celebration of Achievement

Our 2024 Project SEARCH interns, along with their proud families and friends, gathered this week to celebrate their graduation from the program. 
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A few of the students at the celebration

Congratulations to our students who are "Moving On"

We're so excited for Abigail, Hamnah, Tristan, Wyatt, Tanner, Mark, Jace and Nicholas who are moving on to bright futures. We are proud of them and hope they will remain always in our BOCES 2 family.
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Two students at the Fun Fair

SEPTO Fun Fair ends the year with joy

The SEPTO Fun Fair is a long-standing tradition - check out photos from this year's fantastic event.
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Our Philosophy

The Department for Exceptional Children will provide innovative programs and services to our students with the support, tools, and diverse opportunities to grow into contributing members of society.

We will create dynamic learners who possess social awareness, confidence, and a belief in their ability to succeed through:
  • High quality and personalized learning opportunities.
  • Communication and advocacy skills to reach the highest levels of independence.
  • Safe, inclusive, and nurturing school environments for all.
  • Engaging families and communities in a network of support focused on achievement and continual improvement.