• 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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  • Monroe One holds annual meeting, presents proposed administrative budget

    Monroe One BOCES hosted board members and superintendents from its component school districts at its Annual Meeting on April 4. District Superintendent Dan White and Assistant Superintendent for Finance & Operations Lisa Ryan presented the BOCES proposed $5,586,353 administrative budget for the 2019-2020 school year. The proposed budget is a -1.08% decrease over the current year.

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  • EMCC Auto Services alum speaks to auto students about career with Tesla

    EMCC Auto Services and Fairport High School 2005 alumnus Mathew Boarman returned to the area to speak to students at EMCC about his career with Tesla Motors on March 26. He even brought along a 2016 Tesla Model X P100D for students to explore.

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  • EMCC students learn importance of financial wellness

    In honor of National Public Schools Week, we are pleased to welcome special guests into our EMCC classrooms to speak to students in several of our programs. On March 25, retired federal bankruptcy Judge John Ninfo II visited spoke to New Vision Medical students in their Northside Professional Center about the importance of financial wellness.

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  • EMCC students running SkillsUSA toiletry drive

    EMCC students Grace Stephens (Fairport) and Alphonso Rosenbaum (Pittsford) are conducting a toiletry drive to benefit local homeless shelters. With help from EMCC student Alex Vuittonet (Pittsford), the toiletry drive is for the SkillsUSA Community Action Project that leads to the SkillsUSA state competition next month.

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  • EMCC students compete at regional SkillsUSA competition; 16 students place in top 3

    Nearly 60 students who attend programs at the Eastern Monroe Career Center competed in the 30th annual SkillsUSA Region I Leadership Conference and Skills Olympics at Alfred State on March 5. EMCC had another great showing with 11 first place, two second place and three third place wins.

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  • EMCC students to compete at regional SkillsUSA competition

    Nearly 60 students who attend EMCC programs will compete in the 30th annual SkillsUSA Region I Leadership Conference and Skills Olympics at Alfred State on March 5.

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  • EMCC & WBER 90.5 FM collaborate on student-recorded PSA series

    The Eastern Monroe Career Center (EMCC) and WBER 90.5 FM have joined together to create a series of Public Service Announcements (PSAs) that highlight EMCC’s programs and students. Eric DiGiulio, English consultant at EMCC, and Joey Guisto, WBER station manager, have been working with current EMCC students to write and record their individual PSAs.

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  • Transportation uses GPS to improve safety and efficiency

    The Transportation Department has introduced a new way to address safety and efficiency at Monroe One BOCES. Starting this school year, all vehicles in the Transportation Department are equipped with the Global Positioning System, better known as GPS.

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  • EMCC students present project to industry insider

    Two EMCC classes recently collaborated to complete a Six Sigma project, a problem-solving method used by many workplaces to solve real industry problems. After completing the project, the students in Len Hall’s Automated Manufacturing & Machining class and Joe Alati’s Collision Repair Technology class had the opportunity to present their projects to an industry representative.

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  • Challenger Learning Center to be featured in media in January

    The Challenger Learning Center, a program of Monroe One BOCES Technology Services, will be featured in the media later this month! Mission Commanders Andy Raab and Peter Robson will discuss upcoming plans for the center, including its relocation this summer and expansion. They will also talk about the center’s continued commitment to providing students across the region with a fun, high-tech, hands-on experience in which they can apply their skills in math, science and technology on a simulated trip into space.

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  • Urban-Suburban Program creates life-long connections

    For two Penfield students, the Urban-Suburban Program has created a life-long connection. Shalese Cotton and Elaye Ekiyor are both seniors at Penfield High School. Their journey to the Penfield School District differed from typical Penfield residents. Both students participate in the Urban-Suburban Interdistrict Transfer Program, an application-based program that allows selected students, who are city of Rochester residents, to attend school in one of 14 participating school districts...

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  • EMCC students learn from industry insiders

    Employees of SPX Flow in Rochester visited the automated manufacturing & machining class at the Eastern Monroe Career Center. Eric Rowland, Kevin O'Connell and John Skivington spoke to students about the work the company does and how the classwork they're doing prepares them for a future career...

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