Monroe One BOCES has been providing School Health Services (SHS) to the Rochester City School District (RCSD) for 15 years now. One of the most widespread services we offer, SHS was created through special legislation. The service is comprised of over 100 registered nurses, licensed practical nurses and school health aides that provide the highest quality of health services to 33,000 students in nearly 80 public, charter and non-public schools. Additionally, we have nursing services supporting our center-based programs at Creekside, Bird/Morgan, and the O'Connor Academy.
On May 22, the Eastern Monroe Career Center (EMCC) recognized 131 students for their outstanding achievement in career and technical education (CTE) by inducting them into the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS). The ceremony was held at the Nazareth College Arts Center before a large gathering of friends and family. Induction into National Technical Honor Society is the country’s highest award for excellence in CTE.
The New York State Council of School Superintendents (NYSCOSS) and its Commission on Diversity and Inclusivity is committed to ensuring schools and school districts foster an environment that embraces diversity and inclusiveness. As part of this commitment, the Council is holding regional sessions. On May 10, 2019, Monroe 1 BOCES hosted one of these sessions that brought together teams of dedicated learners representing administrators, teachers, staff and board members to connect and engage in thoughtful dialogue on creating diverse and inclusive communities, gender diversity in leadership and building teams for equity.