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End of the Year 2013-2014 Video

Our philosophy

We at the Rockland BOCES BELIEVE in the intrinsic value of
every learner and in our responsibility to help them each realize
their dreams.

To honor this, we REAFFIRM our commitment to provide
quality leadership and instructional excellence.

Moreover, we ACKNOWLEDGE that we are part of a greater
whole and that the collective energy of Rockland County is best
reflected in the collaboratives which serve our learning

Rockland BOCES delivers educational programs for students with
special needs, teens interested in career and technical training, adult
learners preparing for new job opportunities and educators seeking to
upgrade their professional skills.

Rockland BOCES is…

  • LOCAL. One of 37 Boards of Cooperative
    Educational Services (BOCES) throughout New York State which cover
    a combined total of 721 public school districts, Rockland BOCES
    serves 8 component school districts with a county-wide student
    population of just over 41,000.
  • REGIONAL. New York State legislation now
    allows out-of-state school districts access to Rockland BOCES
    services. Rockland BOCES programs are rooted in research-based
    practices and embedded in a philosophy of collaboration.
  • INNOVATIVE. Rockland BOCES is a
    regionally-recognized leader in providing high-quality programs to
    school districts.
  • ACCESSIBLE. With more than 35 different sites
    across the county, Rockland BOCES programs for students of all
    ages are never far away.
  • ACCOUNTABLE. Rockland BOCES is governed by a
    nine-member board comprised of members from the component
    districts’ boards.
  • CONNECTED. Rockland BOCES has built a robust
    network of active partnerships with local community and government
    agencies, small businesses and trade unions who share its
    commitment to helping all learners realize their dreams.
  • RESPONSIVE. Rockland BOCES meets emerging
    educational needs quickly and efficiently.


BOCES does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national
origin, disability, sex, or age, or under the Boy Scouts Act, in its
programs and activities. This requirement not to discriminate extends
to employment and admission as applicable. Inquiries concerning the
application of regulations prohibiting discrimination may be referred
to the person(s) designated to coordinate the BOCES’s efforts to
comply with all aspects of regulations prohibiting discrimination, or
to OCR. Inquiries regarding this policy may be directed to:

Rockland BOCES
Ana Reluzco, Executive Director of Human Resources
65 Parrott Road, West Nyack, NY 10994
(845) 627-4712