Advocacy Week 2021 Students offer shining examples of the value of SWBOCES programs

Every year, educators and administrators from Southern Westchester BOCES take part in Advocacy Day, a day-long visit with state legislators highlighted by student delegates whose success illustrates the value BOCES offers. Due to restrictions, Advocacy Day has been reimagined this year as a series of virtual engagements. The goal is the same, though, to ensure our state representatives understand the depth, breadth and scope of services provided by Southern Westchester BOCES to our students, schools and districts.

As always, our students are our best advocates. We've captured the BOCES stories of four exemplary students, in words and video. Click their names to meet:

Their unique stories share a common thread: BOCES has made a difference in their lives.

Clockwise, l to r, Derek Varon, Christopher Thompson, Michelle Novominski and Desmond-Michael Washington.

Learn more about the impact that New York's 37 BOCES make at BOCES By The Numbers.

Created By
Brian Howard