• Monroe One BOCES celebrates relaunch of Challenger Learning Center in new location at Kodak Center

    Monroe One BOCES formally relaunched the Challenger Learning Center of Greater Rochester on September 25, 2019, with a ribbon cutting in its new location at Kodak Center, 200 W. Ridge Rd., Rochester. The new facility features an upgraded mission control room, command module and videoconference space.

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  • Monroe One welcomes new faculty & staff

    As we begin the new school year, we would like to welcome nearly 70 new faculty and staff members to Monroe One family.

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  • Project LIFE students help Golisano Autism Center get ready for grand opening

    The local media recently highlighted our Project LIFE students and the work they are doing to help Golisano Autism Center Rochester get ready for its opening.

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  • eSTART ESY students gain work experience through volunteerism

    Monroe One's six-week Extended School Year (ESY) program is underway in a number of programs/locations, including O'Connor Academy, Creekside School - Monroe 1 BOCES, Bird/Morgan School, eSTART and RH Integrated. “ESY allows students to maintain their progress on IEP goals and have a fun summer experience with classmates,” said Director of Student Programs and Services Dr. Cherie Becker.

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  • Students participate in Summer Advanced Manufacturing Experience (SAME) program

    For three-weeks this summer, 15 students from Monroe One BOCES' component school districts are participating in SAME (Summer Advanced Manufacturing Experience) taught by our Automated Manufacturing & Machining Teacher Len Hall. Through this experience, students will tour six high-end companies and complete projects in the shop at EMCC. The program culminates on July 26 with an awards ceremony at MCC. Upon completion of the program, students will already have earned three college credits through MCC in machine shop lab TAM 141.

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  • Three EMCC Students Compete in National SkillsUSA

    Three Eastern Monroe Career Center (EMCC) students traveled to Louisville, Kentucky to compete in the National SkillsUSA Leadership Conference and Skills USA Championships, June 24-28. Avery Cheatle from Brighton CSD, Olivia Spence from Fairport and Chase Herrgesell from West Irondequoit CSD were accompanied by EMCC teachers Joe Alati and Laurie Ewanyk.

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  • Congratulations Project SEARCH graduates

    Eight students graduated from this Project SEARCH program at its Celebration Ceremony on June 24, 2019 at the Wegman’s on Calkins Road. Congratulations to John Seward, Katie Sweeney, Anthony Rutigliano, Anna Galante, Anna Dehond, Andrea Farnung, Josh Cerasuolo and Ron Storm!

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  • Congratulations to our 2018-19 retirees

    Monroe One BOCES held its annual Retiree Reception on June 20, 2019, at the Foreman Center Cafeteria. Congratulations to our 2018-19 retirees! Monroe One thanks these individuals for their many years of valued service to our organization.

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  • Eight students graduate from e-START program

    Monroe One BOCES' e-START program, located in the Carlton Webster Building in Henrietta, held its 2019 graduation at the Burgundy Basin Inn on June 10. Congratulations to the 8 students on their accomplishments and best wishes in the next chapter!

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  • Congratulations to EMCC's Class of 2019!

    The Eastern Monroe Career Center (EMCC) held its annual Student Recognition & Certification ceremony on June 19 at the Rochester Institute of Technology Gordon Field House.

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  • Congratulations to the 2019 Bird/Morgan Graduates

    Bird/Morgan School held its 8th Grade Graduation on June 18. The ceremony included a processional into the auditorium by the 18 graduates followed by a welcome by Principal Ellen Howe, a video featuring a former Bird/Morgan student who offered advice to the graduates as they embark on high school, a presentation of special awards and awarding of the diplomas. Congratulations to all of our students and best wishes in high school!

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  • Congratulations 2019 Certified Nurse Assistants

    Eastern Monroe Career Center’s Advanced Professional Health Careers held its annual Certified Nurse Assistant Pinning Ceremony on June 12. The ceremony included a candle lighting by Jaimalynn Remillard, welcome by Tonya Kelley, RN, BSN, Professional Health Careers teacher and pinning by Ms. Kelley and Michelle Cole, RN, BSN, clinical instructor, and the International Nursing Association Pledge. Congratulations to the following students:

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  • School Health Services provides highest quality of health services to RCSD and other schools

    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.

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  • EMCC students inducted into National Technical Honor Society

    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.

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  • Monroe 1 hosts regional workshop on diversity & inclusiveness in our schools

    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.

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  • Districts unanimously approve BOCES administrative budget

    On April 23, component school districts' boards of education unanimously approved Monroe #1 BOCES’ proposed $5,586,353 administrative budget for the 2019-2020 school year. Component school boards also voted to fill three seats on the BOCES Board of Education. Re-elected are D. Bryan Buttram, representing the Rush-Henrietta CSD, and Laura Whitcomb, representing the East Rochester Union Free Schools. Nita Lumb-Singh D.D.S., representing the Pittsford Central School District, was also elected. Each three-year term begins July 1. Thank you to our component school districts for your continued support!

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  • EMCC students excel at New York State SkillsUSA Conference

    Fourteen (14) students from the Eastern Monroe Career Center (EMCC) placed in the New York State SkillsUSA Conference at the New York State Fairgrounds April 24-26, 2019. Of these, three first place place winners will be attending the National SkillsUSA Leadership Conference and Skills USA Championships in Louisville, KY, June 24-28.

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  • EMCC students to compete in New York State SkillsUSA Conference April 24-26

    More than 60 students from the Eastern Monroe Career Center (EMCC) will travel to the New York State Fairgrounds to compete in the New York State SkillsUSA Conference April 24-26, 2019. At this annual competition, thousands of Career and Technical Education students compete against other students from across the state in timed technical, trade and leadership contests.

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  • Students participate in Creative Leadership Conference

    Students from the Eastern Monroe Career Center and Monroe One BOCES’ School Business Partnerships program participated in the 13th Annual Creative Leadership Conference held at St. John Fisher College, April 2-4, 2019. Over the course of the three days, students engaged in creative problem solving, collaboration and innovation by exploring different mindsets, principles and tools. Students used their new skills to work with business clients on the final day of the conference, the much-anticipated Client Day. Joining us this year were special guests Samantha Burda and Jill Clark from Sutherland Global, Wendy Roche from Eastview Mall and Brian Cieslinski from SEI Design Group.

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  • Monroe One staff conference day focuses on employee wellness

    On April 8, Monroe One BOCES faculty and staff participated in a professional development day unlike any other. This Superintendent's Conference Day spanned across five locations and offered over 100 sessions covering nearly 50 topics focused on health, wellness and self-care. Many of the sessions were offered by our own Monroe One staff.

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