Nassau BOCES, in collaboration with the New York State Education Department, will hold public input meetings on the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) on Wednesday, March 15.
Nassau BOCES, which provides thousands of high school students and adults with Career and Technical Education (CTE) annually, is proudly celebrating national CTE month through a series of activities this February.
Principals learned how to put theory into practice.
Students to learn from the masters in a variety of disciplines..
Decorations were used for Nassau BOCES anniversary party.
Their art will appear in NYS Recycles calendar.
By a vote of 2,184 to 223, Nassau County residents approved Nassau BOCES’ public vote to purchase the Carman Road School in Massapequa Park for $9 million.
Fourteen lauded for outstanding contributions to education.
Students from Barry Tech's Dental Assisting program were among some 54,000 attendees at the 2016 Greater New York Dental Meeting at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center on November 28.
Ten high school students from the health cluster programs at Nassau BOCES Barry Tech met with pathologists at the Northwell Health Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine on November 17.
Students to perform Saturday, January 14 at the Tilles Center for the Performing Arts.
Join us at an Open House on January 11, 2017.
Vega Quartet violinist discusses life as a professional musician.
LIHSA students study differences between acting on camera and stage.
Julia Macchio presents a Master Class for Dancers.
Open House is planned for Saturday, February 4, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Representatives from 60 colleges and other industry organizations — including all four branches of the U.S. military — met with students at Nassau BOCES Barry Tech and were impressed with what they saw.
Select students were granted a unique opportunity.
Syosset singer will be in High School Honors Concert Choir.
The Nassau BOCES Parent-Child Home Program (PCHP) is currently working to expand its programs into more Long Island communities.
First blood drive of the year yields successful results.
Nassau BOCES Long Island High School for the Arts’ (LIHSA) own Dina Denis was lauded recently for her collaborative work with renowned choreographer Anabella Lenzu.
Earlier this fall, the Nassau BOCES Adult Learning Center (ALC), housed at St. Bernard’s School in Levittown, held its first Health Fair.
Watch as LIHSA Theater student Carly Sesti surprises everyone by taking the stage to sing with Tony Award-winning Broadway composer Jeanine Tesori during her keynote Q&A at the Stage the Change conference.
Nassau BOCES Outdoor and Environmental Education holds grand re-opening of 'High Ropes' course at Brookville. Come out and see this new course which is part of the Adventure Education program.
On November 7, Election Day came one day early for the students at Jerusalem Avenue Elementary School.
Mindy Davidson, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor at Nassau BOCES’ Rosemary Kennedy School, was recognized as one of Long Island’s Top 50 Most Influential Women in Business for 2016 by Long Island Business News.
Nina Van Erk and Robert "B.A." Schoen shared their expertise in school athletics program management and policy with attendees at the New York State School Boards Association's (NYSSBA) 97th Annual Convention & Education Expo.
Joshua DeJesus credits LIHSA for early success.
By a vote of 707 to 99, Massapequa residents approved the district's October 18 referendum to sell the Carman Road School, which Nassau BOCES has rented for nearly 40 years.
Joshua DeJesus, who graduated from LIHSA in June 2016, is currently enjoying an extremely successful freshman college year -- including landing major roles in theater and on television.
In a visit to the Long Island High School for the Arts (LIHSA), New York State Senator Carl L. Marcellino presented $50,000 to improve the facility’s theater. As the Chair of the State Education Committee, the senator also presented $100,000 to reduce tuition for the 2017-18 school year.
Nassau BOCES Barry Tech recently awarded a total of $5,975 in scholarship funds to more than 40 students, who earned the monetary awards through their exemplary efforts both in and out of the classroom.
FIOS 1 featured a story about the Makerbot 3D Printing workshops in our Computer Game Design and Programming and Digital Design classes.
Peter Dalton to take the reins at Barry Tech.
Nineteen Adult CTE students have completed the Cosmetology program.
More than 200 students from across Long Island were recognized for their studies.
Learn more at their Open House on September 7.
For the first time in the award’s history, the New York State School Boards Association (NYSSBA) is honoring two school board members with the Everett R. Dyer Award for Distinguished School Board Service.
Nassau BOCES students on the ‘Vanguard’ of career and technical education.
Student filmmakers get to showcase their talent.
Partnership with community organization is lauded.
“We are proud of the positive feedback we received from the comptroller’s office,” said Nassau BOCES District Superintendent Dr. Robert R. Dillon.
The Nassau BOCES Board recognized Deputy Superintendent Dr. Robert J. Hanna for his service to agency. Dr. Hanna is retiring at the end of the month.
Lucinda Hurley honored by the Child Care Council of Suffolk, Inc.
Begley and Robinson to assume new roles.
Honoree also attends Barry Tech.
Freeport High School junior's design is the winner.
Farmingdale and North Shore school districts are recognized.
Ten Nassau BOCES students from Barry Tech's Horse Science and Management program took home top honors from the Wilson Tech Future Farmers of America (FFA) Horse Show on May 12, 2016.
Meet 16 outstanding students honored by Nassau BOCES for academics, perseverance, enthusiasm and willingness to help others.
Dr. Elise Sobol from Rosemary Kennedy School was honored by the Music Educators Association of New York City for her contribution to music education.
Annual Gala to be held on Friday, May 6.
Three students from Nassau BOCES Long Island High School for the Arts impressed attendees at the East Meadow UFSD Board of Education meeting on April 21, 2016, with their rendition of "God Bless America."
Students excelled in a series of timed events related to their courses.
Julie Christodoulo of Herricks High School, a student in the Personal Trainer and Exercise Medicine course at Nassau BOCES Barry Tech, was recently a finalist in the coveted Vanguard Award.
High school students from Nassau and Suffolk counties with dreams of a career in the arts are encouraged to audition for the Nassau BOCES Long Island High School for the Arts.
District Superintendent Dr. Robert R. Dillon delivered the 2016 Nassau BOCES State of the Agency address before an audience of students, staff members, partners, Board members and elected officials on March 15, 2016, at the Robert E. Lupinskie Center for Curriculum, Instruction and Technology.
The Long Island High School for the Arts Summer Arts Academy is accepting applications.
Anthony Marano earned both the President’s Volunteer Service Award and the Prudential Spirit of Community Award.
Innovative steps taken toward instructional collaboration.
It was a multifaceted affair that spanned the academic spectrum from classic literature and history to science and math.
Graphic designers selected for New York SkillsUSA pin design contest.
Thomas Kennedy is an Audio Production Graduate from Seaford.
Unique, exciting programs for students grades 6-11.
Students in the Fashion Design Technology Program recently put their skills to the test for a challenging design project.
Legendary musician and Long Island native, Billy Joel will speak with students at the Hillwood Recital Hall in Tilles Center for the Performing Arts at LIU Post, on February 8, 2016, for an “Afternoon of Questions & Answers…And a Little Music" to raise awareness of the Nassau BOCES Long Island High School for the Arts (LIHSA) and encourage enrollment.
We are proud to announce that Board Member Robert "B.A." Schoen, of Baldwin, has been elected the new Area 11 Director for the New York State School Boards Association.
The GNYADA scholarship is given based on academic performance, progress in automotive technology classes and internship.
Learn more about our new course offerings!
Fifteen respected industry leaders from a variety of professional fields from across Long Island convened at Nassau BOCES Barry Tech recently to hold a panel discussion and answer student questions.
The Nassau BOCES Long Island High School for the Arts recently presented its annual Winter Festival, a showcase of the impressive talent being nurtured by the school’s many programs.
Professionals from throughout New York State to share their experience using IBM’s Cognos
Students discover the fun, challenge and excitement at Nassau BOCES center in Brookville.
BOCES and Child Care Councils lead efforts
Students from Brentwood and Uniondale UFSDs discuss immigration
Ballet Folklorico Nacional of Milwaukee visited Nassau BOCES Rosemary Kennedy School (RKS) to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage month.
Nassau BOCES Board Vice President Susan Bergtraum is elected President of the New York State School Boards Association.
Seventeen districts from throughout Nassau County worked with Nassau BOCES on a variety of tech projects.
The students participated in cooperative games, problem-solving tasks and the low ropes course.
Nassau BOCES employees were awarded grants totaling more than $40K.
Kim Scharoff from Nassau BOCES' Speech and Hearing Services is set to receive the Long Island Speech-Language Hearing Association's highest honor, the Honors of the Association award.
This year, the RSC had 200 graders scoring 6,000 exams.
Long Island High School for the Arts students honored.
We are so proud that our very own Linda Ciofalo performed in Italy on September 24.
Nassau BOCES Rosemary Kennedy School adds to leadership team.
Congratulations to Nassau BOCES Board District Clerk Deborah Coates on being recognized for her tireless work to make her community a better place.
Schools across New York State are working to implement the changes made to Part 154 of the state regulations on programs for English language learners.
Dr. Robert R. Dillon will assume responsibility for leading the largest BOCES in New York State on September 1, 2015.
Fashion students strutted their stuff on the runway at the 2015 Barry Tech Fashion Show.
Barry Tech students get to work on a piece of history.
New York Cosmos soccer captain Carlos Mendes visited a middle school class at Iris Wolfson High School.
Over 200 Pre-K students from area child care centers are the first to use new facility in Brookville.
Freeport student shows off her presentation skills.
Automotive industry leaders meet at Nassau BOCES Barry Tech for Q&A with students.
Nassau BOCES Barry Tech students inducted as members of national honor society.
Students earned awards through their exemplary efforts both in and out of the classroom.
Nassau BOCES students on the ‘Vanguard’ of career and technical education.
Adult Learning Center begins registration on August 19.
Six aspiring chefs have successfully completed the program.
Our Regional Scoring Center is abuzz with activity as more than 200 graders pore over more than 6,000 exams that were taken by students throughout the county this summer.
Nassau BOCES Department of Special Education is conducting joint research programs with Yale University and other higher learning institutions.
Program runs September 9th, 2015 to February 5, 2016.
Here's a look back at photos from 2014-15 Long Island high School of the Arts school year
Nassau BOCES introduced an innovative initiative that helps special education students to earn college credit while preparing them for the world of higher education.
Nassau BOCES and county government announce $9.5 million in savings.
Grants from the New York State Department of Education to develop, implement and provide universal access to online Advanced Placement (AP) courses.
Nassau BOCES employees were awarded grants totaling more than $24,000.
Nassau BOCES is one of 20 educational organizations to participate in the Strategic Data Project, a program of the Center for Education Policy Research (CEPR) at Harvard University.
Transition Expo offers guidance to students leaving high school for college or the workforce.
Derrick Rodriguez won first place for the 49th NYS SkillsUSA Conference Pin and T-shirt design contest.
Randi O’Moore was recognized by the Greater New York Automobile Dealers Association (GNYADA).
Barry Tech connects students to career related experiences for academic credit.
Ashley Markiewicz is a visual arts student at the Nassau BOCES Long Island High School of the Arts.
Brittany Dowling applied to three United States Service Academies and was accepted to all of them.
Schumer supports 529-like savings for children with special needs.
LIHSA's John McDonald wins first place in the Walt Disney Imagineering Imaginations Competition.
Barry Tech Welding students take measurements of the historic F-105 plane’s wheel wells as the first step in a unique project.
Culinary students at Nassau BOCES Barry Tech took first place in the Ready, Set Cook competition.
Nassau BOCES, in partnership with Uniondale UFSD and Long Island Philharmonic, have been selected as a winner of the 2015 Yale Distinguished Music Educator Award.
Nassau BOCES School Library System is honored to announce the winners of its two awards for its School Library Month celebration.
Our Long Island High School for the Arts' Summer Arts Academy offers young artists a hands-on learning experience.
Laura Holder-Gibbs has been named principal.
Rosibel Shahin explains how studying English at Nassau BOCES' Adult Learning Center helped her to achieve success as national sales director for Mary Kay Cosmetics.
Students attending culinary arts classes at Nassau BOCES Barry Tech were featured on News 12 Long Island as they learned to make chocolate truffles with Chocolatier Gerrard Molloy.
Students honored for leadership and educational excellence with honor society membership.
Seniors honored for academic achievement and community service.
Ralph taught a master class to film students and to preview his new movie, Across Grace Alley. See a video of Ralph at LIHSA.
This year, Long Island High School for the Arts Class of 2002 alumna Traci Krasilovsky celebrates a benchmark achievement in her career as a senior swimsuit designer for a major design corporation.
Keli Price, an alumni of LIHSA's Drama Department, has just started rehearsals for a new television pilot, Your Family or Mine.
Hempstead UFSD senior, Maurice Johnson, was named a Finalist in the YoungArts Talent Search.
Thirteen Long Islanders will be honored for their outstanding contributions to education.
Potential new graduation pathways sparked a New York Regent to bring more than 30 Brooklyn-based high school principals to Nassau BOCES Barry Tech.
Michele Cohen was recently named Assistant Principal of the Nassau BOCES Adult Evening Program.
Hearing-impaired students get assistance from the Nassau BOCES Hearing Services Infant Program.
More than 700 attend, ‘Inspiring Creativity and Innovation in the Digital Age.'
Technology leaders from Rockville Centre and West Babylon to be honored.
Former Assistant Principal is now school leader.
$300K grant will help eight local school districts reevaluate their current assessments.
A grant of $131,098 from New York State will be used to help component school districts to safeguard their documents.
Plainview resident Eric B. Schultz was elected President of the Nassau BOCES Board during its organization meeting on July 10.
Nassau BOCES has appointed Dr. Tracey A. Nekulak, of Carle Place, as its new Executive Director for Human Resources.