Smiling student wearing plaid shirt and blue glasses
Preschool student sitting on swing
Student in the career training workshop
Two students learning Spanish with teacher at Westside Academy
Student giving thumbs up sign and smiling
CTE student receiving award
Preschool student working on a puzzle
Westview Spring Into Summer Run participants
Student welding at CTE
Ridgecrest Academy spring picnic
Cosgrove Olympics Day
CTE Construction students working outside
Two CTE students
Students at CTE styling hair
Cosgrove Olympics Day
Student in the machine shop at CTE

Our Latest News

Now Hiring Poster

It's a New Year and We're Hiring! Work with BOCES 2

We have opportunities open now for: Aides and SBAs with Business & Industry Experience, Audiologist, Clerical Positions, CTE Careers in Agriculture Teacher, CTE Health Sciences Teacher, CTE Nurse Assisting Teacher (RN), CTE Nurse Assisting Clinical Supervisor (RN), Night Cleaners, Paraprofessionals, Part-time Art Teacher, Part-time Receptionist, Project Floor Technician, School Psychologists, School Social Workers, Special Education Teacher - English, Speech Teacher and a Variety of Substitute Positions.
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Student and staff member making cookie dough

A Sweet Recipe for Success

Students in the 6:1:2 class at Westview in the Department for Exceptional Children are always ready for a chance to try out practical life skills.
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Volunteer reading to preschoolers

Rising to the Occasion with Reading

Student volunteers from Westview in the Department for Exceptional Children visit different BOCES 2 preschool classes several times every year. Recently, two of them stopped into Autumn Lane Elementary School in Greece.
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PD Guide Graphic

Winter/Spring 2023 Professional Development Guide

The Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES professional development offerings are confirmed for Winter/Spring 2023.
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Small child painting a tree ornament

Making Lasting Memories

The STEM classroom at Westview was busy in the weeks before the winter holidays, filled with the sound of saws and sanders. High school students there were cutting out a small forest of plywood tree ornaments, each destined to be decorated by an excited preschooler.
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Student holding therapy dog with several staff members

Furry Visitors Always Welcome!

At Westview, the goal is to build bridges between people and create a safe, gentle environment where kindness can thrive, and children can learn. To help achieve this, the school is welcoming some very special visitors – certified therapy dogs.
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Autism Dept. members with new mural

Difference Is What Makes Each of Us Precious

Folks in the Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES Autism Services Department are celebrating neurodiversity with a beautiful new mural outside their offices created by Ridgecrest Academy’s art teacher Bryce Doty.
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The Westview crew at Meals on Wheels

Their Superpower is Caring

Students from the Westview 6:1:2 class and several staff members helped prepare and pack an amazing 470 meals for seniors at our local Meals on Wheels. They also filled special holiday boxes that will be distributed to families for festive feasts at donation sites around Rochester.
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Events

Feb
14

SEPTO Meeting

All meetings are scheduled via Zoom, 4 – 5 pm:
Please call the Department for Exceptional Children main office at 585-617-2447 for the link and password. For information or questions, please contact: Colleen Dox-Griffith, SEPTO President, at 617-2393 [email protected] 
OR Tanya Frank, SEPTO Secretary, at 617-2447
[email protected]  

Feb
15
Mar
14

SEPTO Meeting

All meetings are scheduled via Zoom, 4 – 5 pm:
Please call the Department for Exceptional Children main office at 585-617-2447 for the link and password. For information or questions, please contact: Colleen Dox-Griffith, SEPTO President, at 617-2393 [email protected] 
OR Tanya Frank, SEPTO Secretary, at 617-2447
[email protected]  

Mar
15

Mission & Vision

Mission
We provide quality, cost-effective educational services in partnership with school districts and the community in a manner that supports excellence and equity for all learners. We are committed to customer satisfaction, continuous improvement and personal and professional growth.

Vision
Monroe 2–Orleans BOCES is the educational partner of choice. We strive for continuous improvement in serving the diverse needs of our community, helping all students achieve their full potential.